Agrible, leaders in sustainable sourcing and responsibly grown crops, creates software that helps growers track sustainability to improve supply chains through new TSC membership
SCOTTSDALE, AZ, APRIL 28, 2017 – The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced today that Agrible, Inc. has joined the organization in an effort to continue their work by helping brands and retailers reach their sustainability goals. Agrible brings an expertise around growers’ needs to help TSC develop better sustainability assessment tools that reflect growers’ sustainability practices.
Agrible joins a growing list of TSC members in the food, beverage and agriculture sector working to improve agricultural systems to be sustainable in the long-term in order to meet the global demand for food into the future, while also minimizing adverse impacts on the environment and society.
Euan Murray, TSC Chief Executive stated, “As TSC’s Ag sector continues to grow and emerge with innovative projects focusing on farm data and commodity sourcing, we are pleased to have Agrible involved as a member, further enriching the work of TSC.”
The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is a global organization transforming the consumer goods industry to deliver more sustainable consumer products. TSC collaborates with more than 100 members from civil society, NGOs and corporations, such as Unilever, Campbell’s, P&G and Walmart.
“Agrible’s mission of achieving food chain sustainability by leveraging our science, our people and our relationships aligns with the mission of TSC. We are excited to collaborate and form this partnership,” says Cynthia Bruno, Chief Strategy Officer for Agrible. “Taking care of the world ultimately means taking care of the world’s growers. By creating easy-to use software that helps them uncover both immediate and long-term efficiencies in their operations, everyone wins. Growers save money and increase profitability, and the brands they work with can show consumers their ingredients are sustainably sourced.”
Agrible helps growers increase productivity, efficiency and sustainability through a unique mix of forecasts and cutting-edge technology. Using the industry’s best forecasts including weather forecasts, yield projections, nutrition estimates, and seed performance predictions, Agrible creates practical, pragmatic tools to help growers manage their operations.
The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) is a global organization dedicated to improving the sustainability of consumer products. Our members and partners include manufacturers, retailers, suppliers, service providers, NGOs, civil society organizations, governmental agencies and academics. Each member brings valuable perspectives and expertise. TSC convenes our diverse stakeholders to work collaboratively to build science-based decision tools and solutions that address sustainability issues that are materially important throughout a product’s supply chain and lifecycle. TSC also offers a portfolio of services to help drive effective implementation. Our mission is to use the best sustainability science to help companies make the everyday products we use better and more sustainable. The Sustainability Consortium has more than 100 members and there are over 2,000 users of TSC tools worldwide; it convenes more than 200 global organizations annually over an average of 75 networking opportunities. Formed in 2009, TSC is jointly administered by Arizona State University and the University of Arkansas. It also has a European office at Wageningen University and Research, and a Chinese office in Tianjin, China. For more information visit www.sustainabilityconsortium.org.
At Agrible, we are working to assure the global food supply is sustainably sourced, one field at a time, by providing the right tools for growers, connecting them with partners, and helping them find value in the supply chain. We forecast the agronomic conditions that impact a range of crops, agricultural operations, and economic decisions. We drive value from big data, innovate within existing production methods, and are the leading source of insights for our agricultural partners. Above all, we value the role of the grower and work tirelessly to bring the most accurate, practical information to those who need it. Learn more at www.agrible.com.
The Sustainability Consortium