The world is counting on innovation to meet humanity’s severest challenges. And free enterprise is answering the call. The venture capital database CB Insights reported that in 2013, venture capitalists invested $350 million in food projects.
The good old UPC barcode has been around for nearly a half century, but savvy consumers are pushing hard for advancements in the way we track supply chains and deliver product information. The ubiquity of web-connected mobile devices with high-quality cameras enables mobile app developers to leverage the barcode in fresh ways. They can now provide consumers with digital food transparency, creating profound effects on the food industry.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will explore the future of food at its FOOD FORWARD event on July 19.
Even innovation itself is ripe for disruption.
At Sealed Air, sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, beginning in our operations and reaching every aspect of the company.
As a company uniquely positioned to inform, empower, and inspire, Comcast NBCUniversal continues to make a difference in promoting tech for good, technology that promotes social impact, in communities around the country.
Accelerate Good Global
We recently connected with JJ Ramberg, co-founder of Goodshop -- an 11 year old company based in San Francisco. Goodshop has been featured extensively by the press including the New York Times, Good Morning America, Fortune, Forbes, the WSJ, Oprah Magazine, and more.
At Sealed Air we are innovating ways to reduce waste and benefit society. Through partnerships with our customers, we have developed shared value programs that create a circular solution for discarded products, giving them new life.