Nitrogen crisis, climate crisis, biodiversity crisis, farmers' protests; it is clear; our agricultural system is stuck. Our food system is responsible for 34%1 of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide!
Agro-business, the multinationals, as well as supermarkets and banks, blame the consumer: you supposedly won’t buy anything else. But consumers are not the largest obstacle to sustainable agriculture. It is the companies that block every potential for change, because they make billions off the current system.
Rabobank is the spider in the web of harmful agricultural finance: it finances 85% of Dutch agriculture. It is about time the bank takes responsibility for its actions. That is why we demand the Rabobank to:
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