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World Water Day: How we are protecting and conserving water across the Co-op

March 22nd is World Water Day, with the global theme ‘Accelerate Change’, focusing on how everyone has a part to play to protect water.

March 22, 2023


The International Dairy Forum Association (IDFA), Florida

The annual forum, hosted in sunny Florida, brings together more than 1,000 dairy leaders to connect with other industry leaders, advance their knowledge and discover new perspectives on issues that are important to our industry.

February 13, 2023

New Zealand

Fonterra partners with Government and industry to tackle on farm emissions

Fonterra will contribute up to $50 million over the next four years in a public private partnership that’s working to find a solution to biogenic methane.

December 07, 2022


World Water Day: Prioritising water initiatives

Today is World Water Day, a day that highlights the importance of fresh water and the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year’s theme, Groundwater – making the invisible visible, is a significant focus for the Co-op in achieving our sustainability targets.

March 22, 2022


What COP26 means for the Co-op

Fonterra’s Amsterdam based Trade Strategy and Stakeholder Affairs Manager, Mark Casey, recently attended COP26 – the annual United Nations Convention on Climate in Glasgow. Here are his thoughts on this globally significant event and what it means for the Co-op.

November 26, 2021


Jimmy Gerritsen - shining a light on farming with solar

Jimmy Gerritsen recently invested in solar power to make his business friendlier to the environment. Find out how you could do the same.

May 03, 2017