THE ONGOING series of The Next Green Thing looks at the upward pressure of energy prices and what companies need to do to make better use of the resources they have. Brutally exposed Twice in three years Russia has accused Ukraine of stealing its gas [...]
HAVE YOU ever been midway through the company’s annual sustainability report and thought: who on earth is going to read this? Well, perhaps you should. “I think we need to think harder about who our audiences are, and who we want them to be,” says Lucinda Hensman, associate director for corporate responsibility and sustainability communications [...]
Sustainability Reporting was the topic of discussion at the latest Footprint Forum. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Tom Beagent gave a candid account of PwC’s work on Puma’s Environmental P&L. It should be an inspiration to foodservice businesses. Listen to Puma’s CEO talk about the thought process behind the Environmental P&L.
THE SUSTAINABILITY report is dead. Long live the sustainability factsheet, or interactive website or anything but a dull 40-page document that very few people will read. Sustainability reporting has come on leaps and bounds in the past 10 to 20 years, with some of the [...]
ON WEDNESDAY grandees of the foodservice industry gathered for the last Footprint Forum of 2012 at the Butchers Hall, sponsored by CH&Co, for a frank and open discussion about Sustainability Reporting in our sector. Tom Beagent advisor in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Sustainability and Climate Change Team took to [...]
SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING is no longer relevant as a term, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The report, Sustainable packaging: myth or reality, concludes: The idea that anyone from the key stakeholder groups can come up with a single meaningful definition of sustainable packaging [...]
THE PROMOTION of healthy meals and the removal of endangered seafood species from all menus are two of the standout targets in a new sustainability plan launched by Accor today. Planet 21 identifies 21 areas of the hotel groups activity Accors where improvements will [...]
THE ACCOR Group says it is about to change the face of the hospitality sector with an ambitious five-year action plan to reduce its environmental impacts. And it might do just that. You’ve probably turned over expecting to read about green hotels: hotels [...]