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In part two of a series breaking down the six questions answered by the PwC Strategic Review, Tessa Nicholson looks at the question of Sustainability and its place within the New Zealand wine industry.
The term sustainability comes with a great deal of corporate greenwash, Geoff Thorpe of Riversun says.
A Northland farmer-led extension programme which will eventually involve 245 dairy farmers across Northland has won a national award for economic development.
Industry giant Unilever has reported that one in five (21%) consumers “would choose a brand based on the belief that it was produced sustainably”.
Farm comparison work will start soon to support scientifically the claim that a biologically active fertiliser system now used on 200 dairy farms reduces environmental impacts and raises profits.
An assessment tool known as the Carbon Navigator is used to assess each beef and dairy farm under Ireland's sustainability scheme Origin Green.
Ballance Agri-Nutrients is confident that Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord targets around nutrient data collection and efficiency reporting will continue to lift.
Dairy farmers in 2013 committed to the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord which requires them to have a riparian management plan by 2020.