Issue 69

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From the Editor – Issue 69

Al Erisman outlines content for the current issue — food production/distribution, healthcare, environment/climate, stabilization of economy.

Too Much Data?

We have unprecedented availability to data today, and yet are polarized over many very important issues. Data is at the heart of each side’s argument. How can this be?

Greg Page: The Ethics of Food — A Corporate Perspective

Cargill CEO Greg Page talks about today’s issues in the food industry, including world food distribution.

Peter Dill: A Local, Organic Perspective on Food for the World

A lawyer-turned-organic farmer talks about local-organic farming and the future of food production.

NewNotables – Issue 69

Lehman Whistle-Blower’s Fate: Fired
The Wall Street Journal, March 16, 2010
Food for Thought: Need Farmers for Farmers Market?
The Wall Street Journal, April 29, 2010
PepsiCo Cuts Sugary Drinks from Schools
Associated Press, March 16, 2010

Valuable Assets

Paul Graves, brand and business strategist, talks about his business needing to reflect the advice he would ultimately be giving to his clients.

InReview – Issue 69

Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty
by Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
Brewing Justice: Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival
by Daniel Jaffee

Working in an Unethical Environment

Kenman Wong discusses possible scenarios when working in an unethical environment.