Tracking climate accountability

The pressure is mounting for corporations to be transparent about their contribution to the climate crisis. Legal actions against major livestock companies for false climate claims are on the rise, with the New York Attorney General suing the world’s largest meat producer JBS for misleading consumers about the company’s net-zero plans as the most recent example.

NSAC Comments on the Fiscal Year 25 CSAF List

The following comment was sent to Deputy Chief, Science and Technology Noller Herbert and National Climate Coordinator Dana Ashford-Kornburger of the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the United States Department of Agriculture on March 15, 2024.  Deputy Chief Herbert and Coordinator Ashford-Kornburger,

IATP reacts to FAO’s Achieving SDG2 without Breaching the 1.5C Threshold: A Global Roadmap

MINNEAPOLIS—Today, in response to the launch of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s launch of its anticipated Roadmap to achieving SDG2 without breaching the 1.5˚ C Threshold: A Global Roadmap, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Executive Director Sophia Murphy, Ph.D., issued the following statement:

Preventing failure by strengthening risk management program requirements

Unfortunately, risk management programs usually make news only when they fail. For example, a bank takes on too much risky debt and/or uninsured deposits. The bank’s risk management program fails to stop the buildup of unsustainable risks. The bank’s regulator intervenes only when it’s too late, shutting down the bank and forcing the sale of its assets and liabilities.