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Transitioning agrifood from sustainability liability to asset

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17 June 2024

Episode 506

18 minutes


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Today’s agrifood industry produces enough calories to feed the global population but it creates negative externalities across the climate, nature and health sectors. Global sustainability goals have changed what crops the agrifood industry grows and how. Such dynamics leave the sector structurally unprepared to deliver on these goals. However, deploying mature, high-impact investable solutions in the short term that strengthen innovation could be a boon to the industry. The UBS Sustainability and Impact Institute report analyses promising solutions and outlines the role of capital markets and investors in facilitating their development and deployment. We discuss this with William Nicolle, ESG analyst in the UBS Sustainability and Impact Institute.

17 June 2024

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