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Tanya Khotin shares a stark reminder on the destruction of the Amazon rainforest and how it is linked to global industrial food chains. Deforestation is bad. Deforestation in Brazil is especially bad, which is bad because most deforestation is happening in Brazil. And it’s happening primarily due to the industrial food and agriculture supply chains […]

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In this article, Tanya Khotin asks pertinent and ever-pressing questions about food security in a capitalist-driven economy. Citi’s timely “must read” report “Current Global Food System is Not Fit For Purpose for a Net Zero Future” details extraordinary negative impact that our global food and agriculture system has on the world. (The impact on health […]

  With global demand for food reaching peak levels, and climate change and diminishing farmland impacting food production, Kaihan Krippendorff’s article on the future of agriculture addresses both the issues and possible solutions.  Earlier this year, I met up with a friend for lunch at a restaurant out on the water. As I twirled fettuccine […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Katherine Ogburn.  Katherine served as the Director of the strategy department at Ready State LLC, a boutique tech marketing agency in North Beach, San Francisco. She is now an independent consultant and volunteer for nonprofit organizations that focus on food security, climate and environmental justice, where she provides client insights, […]

  Luca Ottinetti’s company blog identifies the drivers of organizational costs and explains why they add significant complexity to the administration of the business. The costs associated with organizational alignment deal with two functions:  coordination and administration. Coordination costs include resources dedicated to facilitating information sharing, knowledge transfer, and communication.  These resources may comprise teams, […]