Welcome our new members in January and February

We are delighted to welcome our new members that have joined the Cool Farm Alliance in January and February 2021 and look forward to strengthening and developing our Alliance together. Ahold Delhaize Ahold Delhaize is very much committed to sell more sustainable products to its customers. With a broad assortment and a wide variety of supply chains, the supermarket organisations … Read More

geoFootprint: satellite imagery and environmental footprinting metrics meet on a world map

Seville, Spain – 26.01.2021 Today, sustainability consulting group Quantis launches geoFootprint, a cutting-edge technology for accelerating sustainable agriculture built in collaboration with the Cool Farm Alliance and several corporate Cool Farm Alliance members. geoFootprint is the first tool to merge data from satellite imagery with environmental metrics to allow users to visualise the footprints of key commodity crops on an … Read More

Welcome our new Members in October and November 2020

We are delighted to welcome our new members that have joined the Cool Farm Alliance in October and November 2020 and look forward to strengthening and developing our Alliance together. Agxiata Agxiata provides integrated AI-ML enabled software for the advancement of environmental sustainability and financial resilience within the agricultural sector. It leverages advances in digital, analytical and communication technologies, as … Read More

The Cool Farm Alliance joins the regenagri governance team

Regenagri is a regenerative agriculture initiative launched in 2020 with the goal to secure the health of agricultural land and the wealth of those who live on it. Via its Digital Hub and continuous improvement framework, regenagri supports farms and organisations to transition to holistic farming techniques that increase soil organic matter, encourage biodiversity, sequester CO2 and improve water management. … Read More

Carbon Calculators compared for Australian Grain Growers

Determining the greenhouse gas, or carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2-e) emissions from a farming scenario can have differing approaches and results, depending on the intended application of the information. From a grower perspective, motives for understanding CO2-e emissions from a farming operation could include identifying opportunities for improved nutrient utilisation, improved market access or simply understanding a carbon footprint and looking … Read More

Performance metrics for key sustainability issues

The importance of reliable data to help monitor and report outcomes and impacts has become a key topic in the field of voluntary sustainability standards in the recent years. Traditionally, impact studies have been designed to demonstrate the reach of the standard as well as the compliance to specific criteria, mainly at the level of certified site. As businesses in … Read More

Cool Farm Impact Report

This report offers exciting insights into the impacts of Cool Farm Tool use on the global challenge of climate change and how the CFT has helped members to drive their sustainability programmes. Don’t miss this whirl-wind tour of approaches, achievements, experiences and plans to drive GHG emission reductions in agriculture globally. Read our Cool Farm Impact Report here…

Carbon accounting framework for perennial crops cultivation systems

A project run in partnership between Quantis, the Cool Farm Alliance and Control Union. We are thrilled to announce the official kick-off of the Perennials project which aims to fill the gap in carbon accounting methods by developing an operational framework to accurately model GHG emissions and sequestration potential in perennial cropping systems in the Cool Farm Tool. The evaluation of … Read More

The EU Green Week 2020 – An important opportunity to rethink our relationship with nature

From 19-22 October, the 2020 EU Green Week will bring political leaders, environmental organisations and many other stakeholders together to discuss the important relationship between nature and biodiversity. The event will highlight the contribution biodiversity can make to society and the economy, and the role it can play in supporting and stimulating recovery in a post-pandemic world.  Why nature and … Read More

Welcome our new Members in September 2020

We are delighted to see the Cool Farm Alliance growing and welcome our new members that have joined in September 2020. Commoditrader Commoditrader provides farmers and traders with a digital platform for direct trading of grains. In order to help drive a systemic adoption of Conservation Agriculture and help farmers obtain sustainability premiums, the company offers a CCS payment and … Read More