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Sodexo: sustainably at the top of the DJSI

Sodexo has been named the top-rated company in its sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the 13th consecutive year, reinforcing the company’s leadership and commitment to corporate responsibility worldwide. DJSI, a leading global sustainability benchmark and reference for sustainable investing, evaluates performance in three principal dimensions: economic, social and environmental. The DJSI…
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Industry Speed-Dating

Meet buyers, make collaborative partnerships and keep innovating with Match: the new matchmaking service from Food Matters Live – taking place at London’s ExCeL on 21-23 November Are you looking to meet buyers from retail and foodservice? Perhaps you want to build business relationships with UK food and drink manufacturers, or research partnerships with academia?…
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CH&Co Group reduces salt usage by 28%

CH&Co Group strengthened its ongoing commitment to minimising salt in its recipes during Salt Awareness Week 2017, reducing the amount used across the business by an impressive 28%. The group-wide activity demonstrated that by adapting recipes, where possible, with the use of herbs and spices, the amount of salt needed can be decreased.  Every site…
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Coca-Cola production switches to 100% renewable electricity

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced that it has begun sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable sources, furthering its commitment to sustainable manufacturing in Great Britain. Supplied by EDF Energy, the 100% renewable electricity package will comply with Ofgem’s Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO) scheme, certifying the proportion of electricity sourced from renewable generation.…
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Local Sustainability Heroes Announced! Last day to vote…

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2017 Footprint Awards Community Vote. Part of the annual Footprint Awards programme, the Community Vote, sponsored by Nestlé Professional, asks the nation to vote for any local food outlet that they believe demonstrates commitment to sustainability and reducing negative impact on the environment. The outlets below…
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Sodexo named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women fourth year in a row

Sodexo has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017. The Times Top 50 Employers for Women is published in partnership with Business in the Community, the Prince’s Responsible Business Network, as part of the charity’s Responsible Business Week. It is the…
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UK could cut the use of disposable coffee cups by 50-300 million per year

The use of disposable coffee cups could be reduced by 50 – 300 million annually according to research announced today by leading coffee roaster Bewley’s. An estimated 2.5bn disposable coffee cups are used in the UK each year, creating approximately 25,000 tonnes of waste. The research, conducted from September to December 2016 by Cardiff University…
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School pupils reduce food waste by a third through social media

WasteLESS Week campaign uses Instagram and Twitter to discourage food waste. A school in south west London has successfully reduced its level of food waste by a third, through an innovative campaign, using social media. The ‘WasteLESS Week’ campaign was introduced at Emanuel School in Battersea and saw senior school pupils share images of their…
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