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International Partnership Launches Food Loss Accounting, Reporting Standards To Measure Waste

U.N. News Centre: U.N. announces first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste
“A partnership of leading international organizations, including the United Nations, has announced the launch of a first-ever global standard to measure food loss and waste while at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016 Summit currently underway in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard (FLW Standard) is a set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies, countries, and others to consistently and credibly measure, report on, and manage food loss and waste…” (6/7).