Biodiversity

Preserving biodiversity is a paramount issue to manage sustainly our ressources. It is a global issue which concerns everyone dependind on their means : citizens, companies, associations, institutions... Organizations for which biodiversity policies remains unfrequent, have a role to play as they extract raw materials and often develop polluting activities. Organizations are more and more aware of their negative externalities on biodiversity. Many of them multiplicate their initiatives to preserve and even to rebuild biodiversity. How use sustainly available resources ? What role for everyone ? Find in this category news of companies’ biodiversity initiatives. Discover also examples of biodiversity commitment and approaches of organizations in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Are Avocados Sustainable? What Are The Consequences Of Avocado Production?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Avocados became the latest trend in the Western World’s diet. Apart from their tasty flavor, they have many benefits for our health and well-being. But producing them in industrial numbers is harming the environment and local populations. We have set a high demand for avocados. Let’s go deeper into what’s happening around the supply. Why Are Avocados So Popular? What Are…

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Is Palm Oil Bad For The Planet? Can Palm Oil Be Sustainable?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Palm oil is present in around 50% of the products you see when you go to the supermarket. Due to its massive use and efficiency, it is being overexploited – destroying ecosystems, biodiversity and supporting unfair human rights practices. Because of this, some companies have already started to demand that the palm oil they buy as an ingredient for their products…

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What’s The Ecological Impact Of Coffee And How Can We Help Protect The Planet?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Good morning sunshine! Or maybe not, if you haven’t had that critical cup of coffee in the morning. Coffee leaves us feeling energetic, happy, satisfied and ready to go. But how is one of the world’s most sought commodities produced and discarded? Let’s find out more about the ecological impacts of the supermarket-cheap, planet-expensive coffee industry and what we can do…

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Agri-Ecological Small Farms: The Solution to World Hunger and Sustainable Food?

par Clément Fournier Clément Fournier

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Should we change our agricultural system for a more sustainable, equitable food supply that will feed the entire world population? This is, in any case, what is suggested by the major study carried out by the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food (IPES Food), who advocate the transition to a diversified agro-ecology made up of smaller, less intensive farms with…

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10 of the most popular foods are also the worst for the environment

par Clément Fournier Clément Fournier

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It is common knowledge now that our diet has a very strong impact on the environment. Agriculture contributes nearly 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and pesticides and fertilizers used to grow our food are largely responsible for pollution and havoc on ecosystems. But just what are the worst foods in environmental terms? At the risk of scaring you, most of…

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How Bonduelle’s close relationships with vegetable producers are helping to foster sustainable farming?

par Anne-Sophie Fontaine Anne-Sophie Fontaine

The agricultural sector is currently facing a number of threats that could, in the long term, endanger humans’ ability to supply ourselves with the food that we need. The challenge is clear—but how can the industry adapt to become amenable to more sustainable agricultural models? Anne-Sophie Fontaine, Corporate Communication & CSR Director, outlines the vision of the Bonduelle Group, which aims…

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