Soy and sustainable development
Not only are soy products good for your health, they are also good for the Planet! Scarcity of natural resources and protection of the environment is high on the agenda and the time has come to reflect on easy ways to effectively reduce our individual environmental footprint. Although often neglected, adopting a more sustainable diet can play an important role.
In the sections below, read about the impact soy foods can have in the following areas:
The European Plant-based Foods Association (ENSA) welcomes the EAT-Lancet report and its cut-through recommendations for feeding people healthily while protecting the planet. Current dietary trends, combined with projected population growth, will increase risks to people and the planet.
Growing non-GM soy in Europe contributes to a sustainable protein supply in Europe. The members of ENSA are proud to support initiatives such as the Danube Soy Initiative, which calls for increasing the cultivation of non-GM soy in Europe. More information on
Producing 1 litre of soy drink requires three times less land, less water and emits less CO2 than 1 litre of milk. Read more about the