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Shirley Rodrigues named as deputy mayor for environment and energy

Sadiq Khan today announced the latest addition to his top City Hall team by welcoming Shirley Rodrigues as the new deputy mayor for environment and energy. Shirley is currently Acting Executive Director for Climate Change at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), an independent philanthropic organisation that works to transform the lives of poor and…
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Guy Smith joins ECIU Advisory Board

GUY SMITH, NFU vice president, is joining the Advisory Board of the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), the recently launched initiative aiming to stimulate informed debate on energy and climate change.     Welcoming Mr Smith to the Advisory Board, ECIU Director Richard Black said that the farmers' perspective on energy and climate issues…
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Forum Speaker Biog: Barbara Crowther

Barbara Crowther is the Director of Communications and Policy for the Fairtrade Foundation The Fairtrade Foundation is a non-profit organization that works with businesses, community groups and individuals to improve the trading position of producer organizations in the global south, and promote sustainable livelihoods.   The Fairtrade licences the use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on…
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Forum Speaker Biog: Tim Oliver – AB Sustain

  Tim Oliver is Head of Biodiversity and Supply Chain Assurance at food, drink and agriculture sustainability experts AB Sustain.   AB Sustain is the sustainable supply chain solutions business within AB Agri Ltd, the agriculture group of Associated British Foods Plc. AB Sustain works closely with commercial businesses and non-commercial organisations to develop and…
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Unsung Heroes: Mike Thorne

Mike Thorne has been Chartwell’s General Manager at Bryanston School in Blandford, Dorset, since 1998. Mike leads a team of 63 at the co-educational boarding and day school and operates the on-site catering and conference and banqueting business. Recently, pursuing a personal and professional interest in environmental matters, Mike became one of Chartwells’ first employees…
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Unsung Heroes: Shirley Kidd

In the first of a regular series, Foodservice Footprint meets the unsung heroes who are the backbone of companies driving sustainability in their day to day business.   Shirley Kidd is the Housekeeping & Groundcare Manager for Aramark at its client BP’s North Sea headquarters where the foodservice provider carries out catering across three restaurants…
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