Food Companies Look to Measure How Soil Captures Carbon

Nestlé and General Mills are encouraging regenerative farming to cut carbon emissions in their value chain Soil holds the promise of capturing greenhouse-gas emissions to help slow global warming. Companies are now working to measure how soil stores carbon as they encourage farming techniques that reduce emissions across their sprawling supply chains. Improving soil health […]

Carbon market intermediaries act with little transparency, according to report

Only about 10% of the exchanges, brokers, resellers and cryptocurrency vendors that buy and sell voluntary carbon market credits share the precise commissions and profits they make in these exchanges, according to a review commissioned by the nonprofit watchdog Carbon Market Watch. The opacity with which these “intermediaries” operate makes it impossible to discern how […]

The secret weapon in fighting climate change? Data.

As companies commit to environmental sustainability, they’re embracing technology to achieve their goals By 2007, Microsoft had come under increasing pressure to commit to sustainable practices, something the company had never done before. The scrutiny—from both stakeholders and environmental organization Greenpeace—prompted a lot of internal questions. “How do we monitor all our carbon and electricity […]