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Nature Preserve's Environmental Footprint Database for Food Crops

How Nature Preserve's Advanced Environmental Footprint Database for Food Crops is the First Step for Food Companies Embracing Sustainability

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Understanding the Environmental Impact of Food Production 

In today's environmentally conscious world, understanding the environmental impact of food production is more important than ever. This is particularly true for those in the downstream segments of the supply chain, such as distributors, food processors and retailers.  

Challenges in Measuring Environmental Footprint 

These stakeholders face unique challenges, primarily due to the difficulty in obtaining primary data from farms to measure the environmental footprint of their products. To address this issue, secondary data sources are commonly used. But when it comes to comprehensive Environmental Footprint databases, which cover a wide range of environmental parameters, the options are limited and do not cover all crops or countries, leaving significant gaps in the data. 

Introducing Nature Preserve’s Comprehensive Database 

Recognizing this gap, Nature Preserve has dedicated extensive research and development efforts to create a comprehensive Environmental Footprint database for food crops. This database is a game-changer for the downstream part of the supply chain, offering detailed and country-specific data for most food crops around the world. 

Environmental Footprint Database for agricultural products. Adjusted to Worldwide environmental impacts of fruits, vegetbales, grains and spices.

Reliable and Up-to-Date Information 

Nature Preserve’s environmental footprint database stands out due to its reliance on reliable sources and guidelines, such as the IPCC guidelines, IFA STAT, FAOSTAT, PAS 2050, peer-reviewed research and more. The up-to-date comprehensive data and statistics covering various aspects such as country-specific yields, fertilizer use, climate, energy grids, land use change, etc. enables modelling the country-specific emission factor to provide the most accurate environmental footprint analysis with limited information such as country and crop.  

User-Friendly Platform for All 

One of the key features of our database is its user-friendly platform, designed to cater to both sustainability professionals and those new to the field of sustainability. This ease of use democratizes access to environmental data, allowing more players in the supply chain to make informed decisions about the environmental impact of their products from farm-to-retail. 

A Starting Point for Environmental Impact Assessment 

Moreover, the database serves as a starting point for companies to begin assessing their environmental impact while they work on gathering more granular primary data, a process facilitated by our platform. This function is particularly valuable for those who are just beginning their journey in sustainability and need a reliable source of data to get started. 

Empowering Environmentally Responsible Decisions

Nature Preserve's Environmental Footprint database for food crops is a significant step forward in enabling more environmentally cautious food production. By providing detailed, reliable, and accessible data, we are empowering distributors, food processors, retailers, and other stakeholders in the supply chain to make more environmentally responsible decisions.

Commitment to Continuous Improvement 

We are committed to continuously improving and refining our database. We understand that the environmental impact of food production is a dynamic field and invite feedback and collaboration from experts, stakeholders, and users. 

Join Our Effort 

Your contribution is vital in shaping a tool that supports global sustainability efforts. Share your insights with our Head of Research, Hansol Bae, PhD, to help us stay at the forefront of accuracy and relevance. 

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