McDonald’s EVP discusses food industry sustainability opportunities

McDonald’s EVP discusses food industry sustainability opportunities

 September 29, 2020

Francesca DeBiase, McDonald’s Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer, urges bold action by the food industry to mitigate climate change and protect future generations.

In an opinion piece for CNN Business Perspectives, Francesca discusses how, although reducing emissions at scale should be the food industry's number one priority, it is only part of the solution.

"To secure a thriving food system for future generations, the food industry has a significant opportunity - and responsibility - to collectively help mitigate the impact of climate change and find more sustainable ways to feed people," writes Francesca.

For Francesca, agriculture, forestry and land could contain some of the most vital solutions to climate change.

"As a business leader with a responsibility for driving long-term sustainability and resiliency, I believe the most effective solutions will be those that are pragmatic and inclusive," says Francesca.

Read the full article here.

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