Copper Branch, the largest plant-based restaurant chain in the world, has announced that in honor of World Oceans Day on June 8th, it will donate 1 percent of sales of its plant-base
LevelTen Energy announced the close of a three-project renewable energy portfolio purchased by Starbucks, comprising wind and solar farms in North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas from developers ALLET
Just Salad and S’well, two NYC-based brands committed to reducing plastic waste, have joined forces to launch a limited-edition Sustainability Kit.
Where should quick-service operators look when it comes to zero-waste initiatives and sustainable practices?
The Wendy's Company announced a commitment to advance sustainable packaging solutions in the foodservice industry and its own operations through its partnership with the NextGen Consortium.
Farm Forward, a national animal-welfare nonprofit, has invited Burgerville to join its Leadership Circle, a program intended to leverage the buying power of insti
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced the first class of the Chipotle Aluminaries Project, a seven-month-long accelerator program sponsored by the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation in partnership with Uncha
The chicken chain wants to reach its new goal by 2025.
Bellagreen celebrated Earth Week last year with a pledge to cut its plastic footprint in half by March 2020.
Just Salad, home of the World’s Largest Restaurant Reusable Program, has appointed Janani Lee as its first-ever Chief Sustainability Officer to lead the company in expanding its sustainability prac
Restaurants need to lead by example.
Wendy’s wants to continue to improve transparency, traceability, and accountability of its food.
The undertaking has been nearly two years in the making.
Did you know that the coffee we drink depends on the health, prosperity and well-being of 25 million coffee producers, 10 million hectares of coffee farms, and the continued ability of nature to su
The coffee crop is highly vulnerable to rising temperatures. In fact, one study showed that climate change has the potential to cut the world’s coffee-growing area in half by 2050.
Marking the November 1 deadline set out by the brand in July, CAVA - the Washington D.C.
Restaurants are rallying to ban plastic straws, and it could be the first step in a much larger movement.
Farm Burger, a restaurant group offering 100 percent grassfed, grass-finished beef burgers, has been recognized for its role in promoting good food and sustainable food systems on the annual Good F
Just ahead of National Coffee Day this Saturday, Dunkin’ and National DCP (NDCP), the franchisee-owned supply chain management cooperative, announced a five-year agreement with World Coffee Researc
Freight Farms, a leading innovator of smart hydroponic software and containerized growing environments, announced the addition of Grown by Freight Farms, an on-site vertical farming service, to its
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation will sponsor the first Chipotle Aluminaries Project, a seven-month-long accelerator program designed to help growth-stage ventures
The fast-food leader will focus on removing employment barriers that many young people face.
The NextGen Cup Consortium and Challenge, convened by Closed Loop Partners, announced that McDonald’s joined Starbucks as a founding member of the group joining together to develop a global re
The move will eliminate more than 1 billion straws per year.
How two lifelong friends put a mission to action through sandwiches—and a farm.
The chain says it will be the first in quick service to source vine-ripened, greenhouse-grown fresh tomatoes.
The chain wants to divert half of all of its restaurant waste from landfills by 2020.
Data shows that millennials rank the use of environmentally friendly packaging as the most important thing a brand can do to demonstrate commitment to sustainability.
Operators tackle the nation’s food-waste problem, which isn’t just good for the environment—it also makes good business sense.
As fish stocks suffer, brands are turning to underutilized seafood varieties as more responsible replacements.