In 2020, Retailers Must Stop Stocking Environmental Destruction

Supermarkets largely dictate the kinds of food that people have access to, and their buying decisions can therefore mean the difference between healthy ecosystems and ecological destruction. 


Activists Stage Protest at Tyson Shareholder Meeting over Sustainability Concerns

Pressure is on for Tyson to abide by 2018 sustainability commitments


Tyson: Keep Your Promise

Tyson Foods has a long track record as one of the most polluting companies in America. Overcoming this reputation will require transparency and clear evidence of verifiable changes that are reported to the public.


Groundbreaking Resolution Calling on NYC to Divest from Deforestation

Last week, City Council Members Costa Constantinides and Justin Brannan, in partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, introduced a new resolution to City Council that calls on corporate and government entities operating in the City of New York to divest from agricultural industries that benefit form deforestation and the acceleration of global warming.


NYC Activists call on Cargill to Stop the Amazon Fires & Embrace Regenerative Agriculture

Brands can continue sourcing from Cargill, or they can maintain a reputation as environmental leaders -- but they can't do both.


Deforestation Continues Because Companies Aren’t Trying

Nobody doing business with Cargill and JBS can credibly say they are concerned about deforestation


As Massive Dead Zone Blooms in Gulf, Hold Industrial Farming Companies Responsible

NOAA announced that scientists have determined that this year's Gulf of Mexico “dead zone” is 6,952 square miles, nearly the size of New Jersey.


Cargill Named “Worst Company in the World”

New report documents US-based agribusiness giant's "ineptitude and incoherence at a grand scale."


Meat Company Pollution to Blame for New, Near-Record “Dead Zone” Forecast

On the heels of the official NOAA forecast that predicts a near-record size “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, environmental campaign organization Mighty Earth is laying the blame at the feet of America’s biggest meat companies.


Analysis: Spring Floods Exacerbate Raw Sewage from Factory Farms Washing into Gulf of Mexico

Following the unprecedented climate-fueled flooding sweeping the Midwest this spring, Mighty Earth calculated approximately how much pollution was washing off industrial factory farms into American waterways, which companies are dumping the most, and where these companies are located relative to flood-prone regions of the country.


Despite Shareholder Concerns, Pilgrim’s Pride Turns a Blind Eye to Water Pollution … Again

Facing a third consecutive shareholder proposal aimed at mitigating water pollution, the largest poultry producer in America declines to improve on sustainability.


Whole Foods CEO John Mackey Stumbles on Sustainability

“It’s an impossible request…if we tried to do it we would ruin our business and go bankrupt.” That’s what Whole Foods CEO James Mackey said when asked how his company can address sustainability standards throughout its supply chain.