Over 100 delegates from right across the dairy value chain in 23 different countries met online for the 2022 DSF Members meeting on 3rd November. Chaired by Krysta Harden, President and CEO of the US Dairy Export Council, the theme of the three-hour meeting was Around the Dairy Sustainability World in 180 Minutes and featured … Continue reading 2022 Annual Members Meeting – Around the Dairy Sustainability World in 180 minutes
The DSF Annual Reporting results for the 2021 calendar year were published today at the DSF Annual Members Meeting. In his presentation to more than 100 delegates from 23 different countries right across the dairy value chain, DSF Director Brian Lindsay explained that the DSF now accounts for 31% of global (cow & buffalo) milk … Continue reading DSF 2021 Annual Reporting results published
New guidelines are available for the calculation of carbon sequestration in cattle production systems. Until now there has been no consensus on an appropriate LCA-based approach for application in cattle production systems to quantify carbon removals from the atmosphere. Project partners included: Arla Foods, Mars, Fonterra, Innovation Center for US Dairy, McDonalds, Danone, FrieslandCampina, Nestle … Continue reading C-Sequ Guidelines launched at IDF World Dairy Summit
The global dairy sector’s coming together under the Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative was involved in a UNFCCC Side Event at COP26 in Glasgow on 4 November. The dairy sector is committed to reducing GHG emissions while continuing to deliver high-quality nutrition and support the livelihoods of 1 billion people. The event introduced delegates … Continue reading Raising ambitions on climate action in the global dairy sector to achieve the Paris Agreement
Dairy farmers have an opportunity to sell carbon credits. But should they? The answer is not a simple “yes” or “no.” Global Dairy Platform (GDP) and Quantis have worked in partnership to produce a briefing paper which provides background information and practical next steps to determine whether to sell carbon credits without risking the dairy … Continue reading Carbon Credits and the dairy sector: to sell or not to sell?
The first life-cycle assessment (LCA)-based methodology for calculating carbon sequestration in cattle production systems is now available for pilot testing. The methodology, C-Sequ, was developed by a consortium of dairy and beef organizations, global soil scientists and LCA specialists. “Our farmers take all kinds of actions to reduce their climate impact. Carbon sequestration is a … Continue reading New LCA-Based Methodology for Calculating Carbon Sequestration Released