Food and agriculture sustainability is a hot topic in environmental philanthropy. But food waste hasn't gotten much attention in the U.S. That's starting to change, thanks to Rockefeller and some smaller funders.
We've seen prizes for lunar missions and even a better condom. The latest, bankrolled by a young foundation that champions "sustainable society," will reward biomimicry, which is design inspired by nature.
Coal plants may be public enemy number one for climate activism these days, but there is growing concern over the nasty carbon footprint behind the way we get our food. Kendall is among the funders working this beat.