McDonald’s and Mars among food giants unveiling new regenerative farming initiative

The companies are calling for 10 policy changes which could help unlock a projected $1.2tn that regenerative agriculture can add to the global economy

UN to deploy satellite-based system to track methane emissions from space

The Methane Alert and Response System (MARS), launched at the COP27 climate summit, is a data-to-action platform to get policy-relevant data for emissions mitigation

Sweet! Mars launches new planet-friendly and animal-free chocolate

It partnered with food technology company Perfect Day for ‘CO2COA’, with the name paying homage to its Rainforest Alliance-Certified cocoa and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in product sourcing

Sweet! M&M’s owner Mars commits to net zero emissions by 2050

Its new pledge includes switching to 100% renewable energy and ‘strongly linking’ executive pay to climate action

Mars, Incorporated’s US veterinary hospitals to be powered with 100% renewable electricity

It has signed a new power purchase agreement with Apex Clean Energy for wind power that will cover more than 100% of the electricity needed for the hospitals

Mars launches coalition to drive industry-wide climate action through supply chains

The coalition has been launched in partnership with sustainability consultancy Guidehouse to provide suppliers with the knowledge, resources and tools to develop their own climate plans to reduce their impact on the planet