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Coal not in Fonterra's future

Fonterra has been working on its transition to renewable energy for some time and says it can, and will, get out of coal, with a couple of practical constraints.

Sustainability

Coal not in Fonterra's future

Fonterra has been working on its transition to renewable energy for some time and says it can, and will, get out of coal, with a couple of practical constraints.

March 31, 2021

Sustainability

Fonterra details how farmers will be paid for sustainable, high value milk

Fonterra has released the details of how it will pay farmers for producing sustainable, high quality milk as part of The Co-operative Difference framework.

February 25, 2021

Sustainability

Fonterra joins forces with DSM to lower carbon footprint

Fonterra and Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, are teaming up to work on reducing on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in New Zealand.

January 29, 2021

Sustainability

Fonterra, Nestlé and DairyNZ join forces to tackle nitrogen leaching

Fonterra and Nestlé are teaming up with DairyNZ to expand a promising plantain trial to help improve waterways and reduce on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

December 14, 2020

Sustainability

Fonterra’s latest Sustainability Report shows most encouraging progress to date

Fonterra has achieved its most encouraging sustainability results since starting its annual reporting four years ago, but the Co-op is staying focused on what still needs to be done to reach its long-term targets.

November 03, 2020

Sustainability

Fonterra farmers taking another step towards New Zealand’s low emissions food production

They’re hot off the press and intended to help take the heat out of climate change.

October 12, 2020

Sustainability

New Zealand's first plant-based milk bottle

Anchor has added to its Blue range, with a new 2L bottle made from sugarcane - which is a natural, renewable and sustainably sourced material.

October 06, 2020

Sustainability

Fonterra’s Te Awamutu site fires up on pellet power

It’s full steam ahead on wood pellets at Fonterra’s Te Awamutu site, with commissioning underway, as the site takes the next step in its transition away from coal.

September 16, 2020

Sustainability

Fonterra’s Te Awamutu site moves to pellet power

Fonterra is taking another step forward in its commitment to renewable energy as it announces that its Te Awamutu site will be coal free next season.

January 30, 2020