An Interactive Workshop Series for Companies
Leading companies recognize the potential of regenerative agriculture to contribute to sustainability commitments as well as build customer trust and future-fit their supply systems. Developing a company strategy to source from regenerative agriculture can be a complex process for teams to navigate.
There is a long list of questions brands will need to explore…
- How should you define regenerative agriculture?
- How can you set goals or commitments to regenerative agriculture?
- What certifications or standards should you use? Are there alternatives?
- How can you make credible claims about regenerative agriculture and avoid greenwashing?
- How can regenerative agriculture contribute to your sustainability goals, specifically climate and nature goals?
- What kinds of reporting and measurement processes do you need to have in place to comply with ESG reporting and regulations?
…the list goes on!
Who Is This Series For?
This series is designed for cross-departmental teams, including members from Procurement, Sustainability, Marketing and Product Development, from brands, suppliers, and manufacturers who are interested in learning more about regenerative agriculture and its relevance to your business. You do not need to have any prior knowledge of regenerative agriculture!
What You Will Get Out of the Series?
The series will educate and orient your team to the industry landscape of regenerative agriculture and its relevance to your business objectives. You will learn that regenerative agriculture is not just a buzzword, but a transformative approach to enable companies to drive positive environmental and social change. Our comprehensive training series will highlight critical considerations for regenerative agriculture and it’s wider implications for sourcing strategy, standards, marketing and ESG reporting requirements. The series will increase your team’s internal alignment on regenerative agriculture and equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to begin developing a company strategy for regenerative agriculture.
How is the series Delivered?
The series workshops can be delivered in a full package, or can be tailored specifically to your company’s context, products, and designed to focus on your team’s priorities. Interactive workshops and materials are delivered in live online sessions, facilitated by a member of our regenerative agriculture team.
Workshops are tailored to your company’s context and priorities.
1. What is Regenerative Agriculture and Why is it Important to Your Business Department?
Designed for cross-departmental teams, we dive into how regenerative agriculture emerged in the last 10 years as a significant natural climate and business solution and how it is being represented in a variety of ways in today’s relevant industries. We discuss the difference between regenerative agriculture and other popular terminology associated with sustainable agriculture as well as the pros and cons of practice-based vs. outcomes-based approaches. We explore why regenerative agriculture is a critical business strategy and how it can contribute to climate, biodiversity, water, soil health, and social goals, ESG requirements, and increasing supply security and resilience.
2. What Does Regenerative Agriculture Mean to Your Company?
In this workshop, we explore what regenerative agriculture means to your company’s mission, business, and product portfolio. How does regenerative agriculture align with your specific goals and commitments? What does regenerative agriculture mean to your buyers, retailers, and customers?
3. Certifications, Standards, and Monitoring Reporting and Verification
There is no universal definition of regenerative agriculture. As a result, there are a variety of ways regenerative agriculture is qualified and more than ten certifications & standards for regenerative agriculture to date. In this workshop, we review the relevant standards your company should know about and compare the benefits and drawbacks of the differing approaches to qualifying regenerative agriculture. This workshop will prepare your team to assess what approach is most effective for your business.
4. Regenerative Agriculture as a GHG Reduction Strategy
Many companies know the majority of their emissions come from Scope 3 and within Scope 3, emissions from agricultural production are a major contributor. This session explores how regenerative agriculture can contribute to GHG reduction strategies and Net Zero goals. We cover considerations for estimating and reporting GHG reductions from regenerative agriculture.
5. Product Claims, Marketing and Navigating the Regulatory Environment
In this workshop, we dive into what you need to know in order to make different levels of product claims related to regenerative agriculture. We explore contemporary marketing claims that may affect your company. We also cover emerging reporting regulations that may impact your company and how you can strategically design for regenerative agriculture to contribute to authentic marketing and reporting.
6. Next Steps for Your Company in Developing a Regenerative Sourcing Strategy
Finally, we facilitate your team in identifying the next critical steps in developing your business’s regenerative agriculture strategy. This may include identifying priorities for assessing supply impact, supply system transparency, and impact reporting capabilities, or creating internal alignment for investing in regenerative agriculture. In this final workshop, your team creates a roadmap for developing your company’s regenerative agriculture strategy.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more and schedule your company’s workshop.