The Food Lab conducted a study, working with six major food companies, and concluded the most cost-effective way to reach GHG goals is to follow six assumptions and strategic approaches.
The assumptions about what farmers need to implement and sustain regenerative practices drive program costs for technical assistance, measurement, motivation from engaging with buyers, and financial incentives. The experiences of the participating companies hinted that the impact at scale would increase, and program cost per unity may decrease only when strategic approaches are also adopted. Read more in this article from Sustainable Food Lab.
Our initial hypothesis is that at a certain scale there is a tipping point in which company investment, along with outreach from a strong implementing partner, can achieve a multiplier effect.”