Food loss and waste has risen on the global agenda in recent years, and for good reason. A full one-third of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted between the farm and people’s plates. This results in $940 billion in economic losses every year and 8% of planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions – all while 1 in 7 people still don’t have enough to eat.
Champions 12.3 is a coalition of nearly 40 executives across business, government and civil society who are doing something about it. Here, Champions answer some of the most frequently asked questions about how to reduce food loss and waste around the world.