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A report on Ethan Schaffer (recipient of the Brower Youth Award in 2002) who has created Organic Volunteers, a national outreach and education program for sustainability and organic food systems.
Winemaker and Sustainability Advocate, Paul Dolan talks about what is going on today with addressing carbon and its impact on the wine industry. He feels we are "just working around the edges of being sustainability."
Footage of interview with Paul Dolan, renowned winemaker and sustainability advocate, sharing his method of keeping the relationship between soil, animals, air, and water for sustainable winemaking and is against patenting of seeds and genetic engineering of plants for risk of disrupting their genetic makeup so large companies can make money.
Helen Caldicott - Fukushima's Ongoing Impact - Seattle - 09/28/14
"It's dangerous to live anywhere near a nuclear power plant - especially children under five years old (within 2 miles)."
Helen Caldicott, co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) on "Fukushima's Ongoing Impact" recorded September 28, 2014 at Town Hall Seattle.
Starting this summer, restaurant-goers will be able to view the sustainability rankings of their choices through a new list organized by The Good Food 100 Restaurants project. A who’s who of noted restaurant chefs have bought into the new rating system, which measures their practices throughout the supply chain. Scores are based on self-reported annual food purchasing data from a survey completed by participating chefs and restaurants. Read more here.
Ethical Cannabis Alliance Kick off Event with Emma Chasen, Ashley Preece, and Laura Day Rivero. More info here.
In order to address the current state of the industry, and the need for robust labor and environmental standards, ECA Executive Director Ashley Preece was joined by two outstanding guest presenters. Hear from Laura Day Rivero, who has extensive experience implementing sustainable practices in the cannabis industry, most recently as Operations Director at Yerba Buena, one of the first OLCC licensed cannabis cultivators in Oregon; Dr. Elizabeth Bennett, Assistant Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Political Economy Program at Lewis & Clark College, as well as a Research Associate at the Center for Fair and Alternative Trade (CFAT) at Colorado State University. Recently, Dr. Bennett has been studying the demand for ethically sourced cannabis products in Oregon at the dispensary/retail level. This study is also tracking the how informed the dispensary employee, or “budtender” providing them are on the topic of ethically produced cannabis.
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Part 2 is on EarthSayers.tv here.
Produce/videotaped by Barry Heidt and curated by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv.
Published on Jun 25, 2017
Ceres Launches New Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks
Ceres has released a new peer-reviewed resource guide to help investors better understand and evaluate the environmental and social impacts that drive financial risk in the food sector. The tool comes as sustainability shareholder resolutions with food companies rise to several dozen filed in 2017, according to an analysis by Ceres.
The guide, known as Engage the Chain overviews the environmental and social challenges associated with the production of eight commonly sourced commodities: beef, corn, dairy, fiber-based packaging, palm oil, soybeans, sugarcane and wheat. It also provides specific examples of reputational, market, operational, litigation and regulatory risks that food companies may face as a result of these impacts in their supply chains.
Read more here. Landing page for the guide, Engage the Chain is here.
Ashley Preece is the Executive Director of the Ethical Cannabis Alliance. Here she is talking about the safety of Cannabis products (on the model of Fair Trade and Organic certification programs) at the Willamette Week's annual Cultivation Classic in Portland, Oregon. Filmed by Richard Wright.
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