August 5, 2019

Report: Agribusiness puts heavy focus on sustainability

Sustainability is transcending traditionally scrutinized industries to become a central issue in agribusiness, according to a new report from Fitch Solutions Macro Research.

Consumer facing industries are rapidly adapting to shifts in public environmental consciousness and engagement, propelling faster government and corporate action. Legislation on plastic bags has had a major impact on mass grocery retail in recent years. Sixty-six percent of countries worldwide have enacted some form of national legislation addressing plastic bags, with a growing number of local governments doing the same, according to the United Nations Environmental Program. Read more

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