Author: Changing the Food Game purchasers get a cocoa tree for Earth Day
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Changing the Food Game, the book on sustainable market transformations in agriculture by NewForesight CEO Lucas Simons, has been selected by Greenleaf Publishing as part of a special offer to celebrate Earth Day 2015 on April 22. For every eBook order, Greenleaf Publishing […]

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Author: NewForesight lectures at TIAS Business School, Nyenrode Business School and HAS College
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NewForesight is frequently asked to lecture on sustainable market transformation. In line with this a course on sustainable market transformation has been developed for fulltime and executive MBA students at TIAS Business School. The two-day course, taught to forty students, consists of a […]

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Author: Today’s cotton market’s challenges can turn into tomorrow’s opportunities
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This month a report was published by CottonConnect on the state of cotton farming in China. The world’s largest and fastest-growing cotton market faces significant production challenges. Overused and polluted soil, China’s emerging water crisis and a changing rural demography are examples of […]

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Author: Alliance between 4C, ICO and IDH signed March 9 in London
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On March 9, the Common Code for the Coffee Community (4C) Association, the International Coffee Association (ICO) and The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH), signed a Memorandum of Understanding in London. Its purpose is to align the different efforts towards a farmer-centric sustainable coffee production and […]

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Author: Lucas Simons presents at Chocoa Conference
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On Friday, March 6, Lucas Simons delivered the opening presentation and moderated a panel discussion at the 2015 Chocoa Conference. The annual conference is attended by an international audience of various stakeholders from the cocoa and chocolate industry.  Its aim is to stimulate production and consumption of sustainable cocoa and […]

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Author: NewForesight contributes to the Save Our Soils Campaign
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The UN General Assembly has declared 2015 to be the International Year of Soils (IYS). The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) is actively reinforcing this in partnership with governments and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification secretariat. The purpose of IYS 2015 is […]

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Author: NewForesight CEO Lucas Simons presents at sustainable business association De Groene Zaak
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Lucas Simons presented accomplishments of NewForesight and its sister organization SCOPEinsight at the five-year anniversary of De Groene Zaak (The Green Case or The Green Business). De Groene Zaak is a Dutch association of businesses that convenes entrepreneurs with the aim to accelerate the transition towards a sustainable economy. This […]

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Author: NewForesight at The Economist Event: Feeding the World’s Future 9 Billion
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Global efforts made towards food security and sustainable supply chains converged on the February 12 Economist Event themed “Feeding the world, Quality versus quantity: food and nutrition security for 9 billion”. Topics ranging from supply chains, nutrition and Western food waste to climate […]

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Author: Meet NewForesight Lunch Attended to Full Capacity
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On Friday, February 6, NewForesight hosted a lunch at its office in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Attended by around 45 people, the lunch was intended for people interested in new and exciting career opportunities, but also for anyone interested in what we do: ignite […]

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Author: Lucas Simons a member of the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative with SCOPEinsight
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Lucas Simons, CEO and founder of NewForesight, is as of 2015 a member of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) because of his work with our sister organization SCOPEinsight. Established in 2005 by U.S. President Bill Clinton as an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, CGI convenes global leaders to create and implement […]

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