In the latest sustainability report we provide an update on the current state of play for sugar, and look at the legalisation of cannabis and climate challenges posed by feeding the planet.
Sugar is moving up social and political agendas, handing an advantage to those companies that are already adapting to a more sugar-constrained industry.
Although the COP24 yielded worryingly few advances, there are still glimmers of hope for climate change progress.
The next few years will see rising physical losses from climate-related events, higher taxes to combat intergenerational inequality and tougher conditions for over-levered corporates.
We ask leading experts, including Schroders fund manager John Bowler, what the food and pharmaceutical industries are doing to counter the challenge of increased resistance to antibiotics.