Landmark Tool Supports Meat Sector Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets

A new tool released jointly by the North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) and the United Nations Global Compact Network USA (the U.S. chapter of the United Nations Global Compact) will aid meat companies of all sizes in measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – advancing the Meat Institute’s aim for 100% of its members to set science-based GHG reduction targets in line with the Paris Climate Agreement.

Research by Wageningen University Shows StePac’s Sustainable Packaging Significantly Reduces Greenhouse Gases

January 26, 2023 StePac

Addressing the need for extensive reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, StePac, L.A. Ltd. analyzed supply chains it is closely involved with to assess how its advanced packaging preserves quality of fresh produce during handling, shipping, and storing, and by doing so reduces waste and saves GHG emissions.

IDFA Applauds Climate-Smart Partnerships and Calls on USDA to Safeguard GHG Reductions in Ag-Food Supply Chains

Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), released the following statement today on the $3+ billion announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities:

Aramark Commits to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions From the Food It Serves by 25% by 2030

June 14, 2022 Aramark

Aramark announced it is the first contract catering company in the U.S. to sign World Resources Institute’s (WRI) Cool Food Pledge. By signing the Pledge, Aramark is committing to drastically reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with the food it serves in the U.S. by 25 percent by 2030.

Performance Food Group Company Adds All-Electric Transportation Refrigeration Units to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Performance Food Group Company  announced the introduction of 10 net-zero emission refrigeration trailers to its fleet at the company’s Gilroy, CA distribution center. Through a partnership with Advanced Energy Machines (AEM), the Transport Refrigeration Units (TRUs) are solar-supported electric refrigeration solutions that are capable of supporting our foodservice distribution needs and have the capability of maintaining temperatures down to minus 20 degrees F.