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十大靠谱网赌平台 Releases 2020 影响报告
Investment group reports increasing progress with regenerative goals and sets net zero aspirations
波特兰,或 – 十大靠谱网赌平台 (AC) has released its fifth annual 影响报告, measuring the positive impact of its regenerative management practices on the environment and the community. In addition to a focus on financial returns, 十大靠谱网赌平台 is a leader in the quantification of food system impact and the integration of those measures into investment and management practices. 十大靠谱网赌平台 invests in vertically integrated permanent crop operations that span over 20,000 acres of 柑橘类, 蓝莓, 鲜食葡萄, and hazelnuts in California, 俄勒冈州, 华盛顿, 和澳大利亚.
The report references the unique context of 2020, including the COVID-19 pandemic, continued climate pressure as seen through record temperatures and wildfires in the US West 和澳大利亚, and growing movements for 社会 justice. In this challenging year, 十大靠谱网赌平台 established coordinated risk assessment and oversight, including best practices to secure the health and safety of AC teams, ensure business continuity, provide service to customers in the context of significant supply chain disruptions, and mitigate ongoing environmental, 社会, and governance risks. This collaboration has been key to the organization’s successes in 2020, fully outlined in the report.
In 2020, 十大靠谱网赌平台 businesses made meaningful progress and were more productive, growing and selling more healthy, 有机, and responsibly produced food, sequestering more atmospheric carbon, producing more food per drop of water, and sustaining more wild pollinator vitality, as measured over the past five years of reports. The results in the 2020 report challenge the false assumption that sustainability and optimal yield work at cross purposes by demonstrating the benefits of regenerative practices on performance.
Significant reduction in energy and water use
- 自2018年以来, energy use decreased per pound of crop produced by 37% for 柑橘类 and 46% for 蓝莓.
- / 2.8 billion gallons of water are being conserved across AC businesses each year, the same as the annual use of about 36,000 people across California and 俄勒冈州.
- At Columbine Vineyards, water use decreased almost 38% between 2017 and 2020, while net crop production over that same period increased 14%. This marks an overall water efficiency improvement of nearly 82%.
Wild pollinators and beneficial insects appear to boost blueberry yields
- On AC 俄勒冈州 blueberry farms, a 9x increase in wild pollinator species abundance, and 2.5x increase in beneficial insect abundance was observed since 2016.
- Early assessment methodologies suggest yield boost from wild pollinators conservation efforts.
Increased soil 有机 matter is supporting water resilience
- Steady increases in 有机 matter across 十大靠谱网赌平台’s 俄勒冈州 blueberry operations is holding more water in the soil for crop use
Building on 十大靠谱网赌平台’s proprietary 交流的方式 regenerative impact framework, the 2020 影响报告 introduces the next phase of goals, aimed at unlocking net positive results. These goals include operating all facilities as zero waste facilities, net zero carbon verticals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, running zero-toxic businesses, with zero plastics involved in AC crop verticals. Net positive imperatives will serve as critical North Stars to guide 十大靠谱网赌平台’s regenerative management and strategic aspirations through 2030.
For complete data and commentary, please read 十大靠谱网赌平台’s 2020年的影响报告.
ACM Management Company, 有限责任公司, also referred to as 十大靠谱网赌平台, 或交流, invests in permanent farmland and synergistic midstream assets to create a vertically integrated enterprise that grows, packs and markets high-value produce. 超过20个,000 acres of grapes, 柑橘类, 蓝莓 and nuts managed across California, 俄勒冈州 和澳大利亚, 十大靠谱网赌平台’s goals are to model a food system that produces consumer-loved food at scale, to deliver healthy returns to investors, and to make a difference in local communities. We seek to partner with nature and infuse regenerative management practices into a rapidly evolving food system to pursue our vision of a world where everyone has access to better, 更健康的食物. ACM Management Company is an investment advisor, registered with the SEC.