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To address social and environmental concerns, consumer pressure is driving companies toward a greener corporate landscape more than ever before.

Cornell graduate students studying landscape architecture examined Ossining, New York – a town on the rising Hudson River last fall, and presented ideas for climate-change adaptation.

Three Cornell food science professors will hold special online “office hours” on March 23 at 4 p.m. to answer questions from food industry representatives on the burgeoning COVID-19 crisis.

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To keep New York’s food processing industry safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cornell has created a comprehensive website for commercial processors: Food Industry Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

New York wineries and grape growers have become increasingly interested in sustainability as consumer express their growing interest in the provenance of their wines. This year’s B.E.V. NY conference focused on sustainability.

Faculty from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business discussed whether businesses have the right incentives to address the climate crisis, or if policy intervention is needed.

Minorities and lower-income people are more likely than high-income people and whites to consider human factors such as racism and poverty to be environmental issues, a study co-led by Cornell researchers found.

A Global Climate Change Science and Policy course supported by an Engaged Curriculum Grant is helping Cornell students and researchers lead efforts in Armenia to mobilize action related to agriculture.

Over the next several weeks, Cornell’s nearly 400 custodians will learn how to use state-of-the-art, low-odor floor cleaning products.