Food and Water
A society in which everyone is provided with clean water and safe, nourishing food. This includes projects changing what we eat, how we eat, and how we get our food.
2011: The China Study
The China Study is the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted. This exhaustive presentation of the findings from the China Study conclusively demonstrates the link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.
Farmigo leverages the Internet to connect consumers with local farmers—all to serve their mission of connecting community members to fresh, locally grown organic food.
2013: Eat Just
Develops and markets plant-based alternatives to conventionally produced egg products.
Netafim is integrating drip technology with a low-tech gravity-based system that enables smallholder farmers in developing countries to cost-effectively increase yields and quality while maximizing water efficiency.
2015: Farmers Business Network (FBN)
Farmers Business Network is an independent and unbiased, farmer-to-farmer agronomic information network whose mission is to improve the livelihood of farmers by making data useful and accessible. FBN utilizes data science and machine learning to provide farmers with product performance, benchmarking and predictive analytics based on real-world performance data.
2016: Impossible Foods
Impossible Foods Inc. is a company that develops plant-based substitutes for meat products. The company's stated aim is to give people the taste and nutritional benefits of meat without the negative health and environmental impacts associated with livestock products.
2017: Apeel Sciences
Apeel Sciences’ edible coating product Apeel can make avocados, citrus and other types of fruit last twice as long as usual.
Plenty is an indoor vertical farming company that uses less space and fewer resources to grow flavorful, healthy, fresh, and clean produce year-round.
2019: Perfect Day
Dairy Reinvented: Sustainable. Kind. Delicious. Perfect Day reproduces dairy proteins casein and whey, which are molecularly identical to that of a cow, using data and 3D printing technology. It then manufactures it at scale in fermentation vats.
2020: Desert Control
Using fungus to prevent water and nutrients to flush right through sand Desert Control patented Liquid Nanoclay (LNC) Mixture is sprayed directly onto dry, sandy land, creating a water-retaining network in the soil profile.