This week: Nigel Sizer, executive director of the preventing pandemics at the source coalition, talks about the relationships between deforestation and pandemic prevention, and why taking action to preserve forests is an essential human health imperative.
Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb summarises a session focusing on what the apparel industry can learn from the food sector – at the Textile Sustainability Conference 2021 in Dublin – featuring Tina Owens, senior director, food and agriculture impact at Danone North America, Dave Fitzgerald, head of responsible sourcing at Kellogg, and forest and agriculture expert Simon Lord.
And Narni Brooke-Adil gives an update on all the news about the upcoming Innovation Forum sustainable landscapes and commodities conference from 30th November to 2nd December – and details of an exclusive podcast listeners discount on event passes.
Plus news of the EU’s due diligence deforestation regulations; new Value Chain initiative from Gold Standard and SustainCERT to help companies plot their route to scope 3 net zero; and, US $1tn infrastructure investment and jobs legislation signed into law by President Biden.
Host: Ian Welsh