FoodSIVI webinar on Corporate accounting and reporting of food sector impacts The food sector is increasingly [...]
There is a large global disparity between who receives the benefits of the production, manufacturing and retail in the global food system, and who pays the costs. Inequity is one of the primary societal risks generated by the food system and omitted in prominent corporate tools aiming to account for the impact of the food sector on planet and people.
The human and planetary global footprint of food is huge. The costs of this footprint are not factored into the market or supermarket price of food. What is the scale of these costs, and what would happen to the economy if the global footprint of food were reduced?