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 [...]
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 RISING costs of energy and raw materials now concerns businesses more than consumer spending and behaviour. According to preliminary results from PricewaterhouseCoopers global annual survey of almost 800 CEOs, 53% said energy and raw material costs are a major threat to their growth prospects [...]
ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS have reacted angrily to the failure that was the Doha climate talks, while the UK Government has called the agreement a step forward. Most agree, however, that the progress was modest, with a mismatch between the scale and the urgency of action required and the political will and ambition. [...]
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 [...]
THE GOVERNMENT might have finally made a decision on mandatory carbon reporting . But this hasnt stopped some businesses developing innovative sustainability accounts already, as Tom Beagent from PricewaterhouseCoopers sustainability and climate change team explains. Its hard to say exactly when companies started reporting on [...]
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 [...]