The Tenacious team tackles breaking news in the agtech world with future-focused analysis.
Michael Bosworth, farmer and founder of Next Generation Foods, is a California-based food brand and distribution company that's reinventing how food moves from the fields to chefs and home kitchens.
There is a lot of moment in agtech right now around investing at the intersection of ag and climate– and inevitably, many conversations start with a focus on how to measure impact.
While it’s becoming increasingly clear to leaders in boardrooms across the world that they will need to make climate-related financial disclosures, it’s pretty unclear how they will manage the mammoth task of data collection, analysis, and reporting that will be involved. An active landscape of reporting tools and service providers is emerging to fill this gap, but whether there are ag-specific and venture scale opportunities in this market is up for debate.
The world of sustainability reporting today is full of confusing acronyms and lots of frameworks. But increasingly, there is clarity emerging as sustainability and financial reporting converge around climate-risk.
Right now, the focus on climate-related financial disclosures is largely from a compliance perspective. While it is indeed important to understand how to play by the reporting rules, disclosures are meant to be an accountability tool for taking meaningful climate action–not a mere box-ticking exercise.