As profits for food and beverage companies stall, studies find consumers prefer products with positive social impacts. Companies can capitalize on this trend—and save money—by reducing food loss and waste.
The UK reduced its food loss and waste by an impressive 21 percent. In a new podcast, WRI's Liz Goodwin explains what families, companies and governments around the world can learn from the UK's success.
Around one-third of all food the world produces goes uneaten, even as 800 million people struggle with hunger. Liz Goodwin, WRI's new director of food loss and waste, highlights solutions to this massive problem.
The Sustainable Development Goals aim to halve food waste by 2030, but there had been no consistent guidance on how to get there. The new Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard offers help.
Preventing food loss and waste boosts food security, curbs climate change and creates economic benefits. A new global standard helps countries, cities and businesses curb their loss and waste by measuring how much they're producing.