Reducing food loss and waste remains one of the most underutilized strategies for combating the climate crisis, boosting food security and securing economic gains for farmers and food businesses.

Just seven years remain to meet SDG Target 12.3’s call to halve food loss and waste. Join Champions 12.3 for an in-depth look at where global efforts stand, examples of shining lights that are showing governments and businesses how to succeed, and what opportunities must be leveraged at COP28 to make reducing food loss and waste a priority solution in government and corporate climate strategies.


  • Hans HoogeveenIndependent Chairperson of the Council, FAO
  • Jane EwingSenior Vice President, Sustainability, Walmart
  • Facundo EtchebehereSVP, Sustainability Strategy & Partnerships, Danone
  • Ann Vaughan, Senior Advisor for Climate Change, Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, USAID

  • Pablo VieiraGlobal Director, NDC Partnership Support Unit
  • Maximo ToreroChief Economist, FAO
  • Geeta SethiAdvisor and Global Lead for Food Systems, World Bank
  • Klaus Berend, Acting Director for Food Safety, Sustainability, and Innovation, European Commission

  • Liz GoodwinSenior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste, WRI
  • Craig Hanson, Managing Director for Programs, WRI
  • + More!

Register to watch the livestream here.


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