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
Public Consultation on LCA guidelines for the calculation of Carbon Sequestration for the cattle sector
The C-Sequ project has developed a set of guidelines for the calculation of Carbon Sequestration using an LCA approach. These guidelines are now available for public consultation until 9 December 2020 and the project partners are now seeking the input of a wide range of stakeholders to ensure the methodology is as robust as possible. … Continue reading Public Consultation on LCA guidelines for the calculation of Carbon Sequestration for the cattle sector
DSF Annual Members Meeting The Role of the DSF in a Changing Sustainable Food System Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 If not done already – DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER – Details below. Two high-level keynote speakers have now confirmed their involvement in this virtual and interactive meeting! Please use this link to register here for the … Continue reading DSF Annual Members Meeting 23 Sept 2020 – register now!
A range of topics will be covered across eight 1 hour webinars for DSF Members between May and August 2020. Soils, biodiversity, water, animal care & working conditions are just some of the topics, alongside a progress update on the DSF Reporting model and the US experience of criteria, materiality & priorities. We are delighted … Continue reading DSF Members Only Webinar Programme 2020
Twenty years ago, World Milk Day was established by FAO to recognize the importance of milk as a global food and to celebrate the dairy sector. Each year since, the benefits of milk and dairy have been actively promoted around the world. To help create a positive stream of conversation in advance, the 2020 celebrations will … Continue reading Join us in celebrating World Milk Day 2020