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Food companies risk USD 295 billion market cap loss due to climate transition
Food companies risk USD 295 billion market cap loss due to climate transition

A study conducted by Blue Horizon and MSCI, The Protein Transformation: A Critical Driver of the Net-Zero Economy, indicates that in a 1.5°C climate scenario, food companies not involved in plant-based and alternative proteins could be overvalued putting the industry at risk of a USD 295 billion market-cap loss.

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Animal Health: Transition to a new Sustainable Food System

The ambition of Blue Horizon’s impact framework for planetary and human health also delivers positive impact for animal health - each of which are often interdependent and considered holistically in our investments to accelerate the transition to a new Sustainable Food System.

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Wunderkern
Creating something special from food waste

Blue Horizon portfolio company Kern Tec announces its Wunderkern brand of oils, confectionaries, and dairy products from upcycled stone fruit pits. Nearly one third of all food grown is wasted. Food waste is responsible for 6% of global greenhouse gas emissions plus wasted water, land, fertilizer, pesticide, refrigerants, and other valuable components of the food […]

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Transition to a new Sustainable Food System
Planetary Impact: Transition to a new Sustainable Food System

At the end of last year, COP26 brought the world’s attention to sustainability as policymakers, activists and business leaders gathered in Glasgow for the pivotal climate event amid calls for urgent action.

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Let’s Address the Cow in the Room!

COP26 took place a few weeks ago in Glasgow and – to my great personal disappointment – the role of food systems in combating climate change was barely even mentioned let alone integrated in the overall agenda.

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May 18, 2022

Food companies risk USD 295 billion market cap loss due to climate transition
Food companies risk USD 295 billion market cap loss due to climate transition

A study conducted by Blue Horizon and MSCI, The Protein Transformation: A Critical Driver of the Net-Zero Economy, indicates that in a 1.5°C climate scenario, food companies not involved in plant-based and alternative proteins could be overvalued putting the industry at risk of a USD 295 billion market-cap loss.

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May 11, 2022

Foto Source: Unsplash
Animal Health: Transition to a new Sustainable Food System

The ambition of Blue Horizon’s impact framework for planetary and human health also delivers positive impact for animal health - each of which are often interdependent and considered holistically in our investments to accelerate the transition to a new Sustainable Food System.

Read more

May 6, 2022

Wunderkern
Creating something special from food waste

Blue Horizon portfolio company Kern Tec announces its Wunderkern brand of oils, confectionaries, and dairy products from upcycled stone fruit pits. Nearly one third of all food grown is wasted. Food waste is responsible for 6% of global greenhouse gas emissions plus wasted water, land, fertilizer, pesticide, refrigerants, and other valuable components of the food […]

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March 22, 2022

Transition to a new Sustainable Food System
Planetary Impact: Transition to a new Sustainable Food System

At the end of last year, COP26 brought the world’s attention to sustainability as policymakers, activists and business leaders gathered in Glasgow for the pivotal climate event amid calls for urgent action.

Read more

January 6, 2022

Let’s Address the Cow in the Room!

COP26 took place a few weeks ago in Glasgow and – to my great personal disappointment – the role of food systems in combating climate change was barely even mentioned let alone integrated in the overall agenda.

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December 21, 2021

Why we invested in Motif FoodWorks

Disruptive innovators in plant-based food are essential in the fight against global warming, where agriculture accounts for about 10% of greenhouse gas emissions.

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December 21, 2021

Food for Thought – The Protein Transformation

In a first-of-its-kind study by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Blue Horizon, we show that every tenth portion of meat, eggs, dairy, and seafood eaten around the globe will be made from alternative proteins by 2035!

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December 21, 2021

Sustainability and Health Are Taking Over the Frozen Food Aisle

Something has changed in the frozen food aisle. It was not too long ago that the frozen food aisle was synonymous with some of the unhealthiest food choices, such as TV dinner featuring a slab of sodium-laden mystery meat with flavorless vegetables on the side.

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December 29, 2020

Looking Ahead to the Future of Food in 2021
Looking Ahead to the Future of Food in 2021

2020 has been an unprecedented year. COVID-19 brought uncertainty to countless lives and businesses. I could not be prouder of the progress that has been made here at the LIVEKINDLY Collective.

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* PwC has contributed to the contents of this document by analysing the environmental data and valued environmental impacts of GHG emissions, water use and land use for animal proteins and plant-based alternative proteins. PwC’s contribution has been prepared only for Blue Horizon and solely for the purpose and on the terms agreed with Blue Horizon. PwC accepts no liability (including for negligence) to anyone else in connection with the PwC contents of this document.

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