Understanding and managing the environmental and social costs and benefits of economic activity is a defining challenge of the modern era. This challenge provides the nucleus for the rapidly evolving field of sustainability measurement and management.
Modern food systems connect us, biophysically and socially. They are also key contributors to many of our most pressing sustainability issues, from local through global scales.
The Food Systems Priority Research for Integrated Sustainability Management (PRISM) Lab, located at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus, is a hub for cross-cutting research at the intersection of food system sustainability measurement and management.