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Sodexo launches 2021 Social Impact Pledge

Sodexo UK & Ireland has publicly stated its commitment to a series of pledges forming its ethical manifesto for leading the way to improve quality of life for society and our planet. These pledges include gifting  up to 25% of its apprentice levy to SME suppliers, enabling them to create 100 new apprenticeships; cutting food…
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Heineken announces that Sol is now brewed using solar energy

Since April 2020, Sol brewed at Zoeterwoude in the Netherlands has been produced using renewable energy from solar power, reaffirming the brand’s sun-inspired heritage and marking an important milestone in the brand’s journey to reduce its carbon footprint. With the installation of 9,212 solar panels at Zoeterwoude, Sol is making a step-change towards more sustainable…
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Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I eliminates all plastic rings

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, part of AB InBev, has announced that its portfolio of beers is now plastic-ring free - eliminating 250 tonnes of plastic every year across its full canned beer range, including Budweiser, Bud Light and Stella Artois. In total, combined with decreasing its usage of plastic shrink wrap, the brewer has removed…
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Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I now sourcing 100% of its barley from British farms

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of AB InBev, today announces it has achieved its goal of sourcing 100% of the barley used for its UK-produced beers from British farms. The milestone, which has been reached ahead of schedule[1], eliminates the need to import barley and therefore reduces carbon emissions and champions British agriculture.…
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Research reveals the concerns of UK workers

As workplaces reopen research from Sodexo and Harris Interactive has shown that although many have enjoyed the benefits of working from home but 24% of UK workers said their mental wellbeing was lower than normal, a higher percentage than in other countries (15%). The research, which was conducted in June 2020, tracked the sentiment of…
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Nestlé launches Back to Work toolkit

Nestlé Professional has launched a toolkit to help large workplaces and contract caterers identify the key concerns of the returning workforce. With two in five consumers nervous about returning to the workplace, the toolkit compiles industry knowledge and expertise designed to build trust with customers and ensure that they’re being welcomed back to a happy…
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Nestlé Professional to provide £2m of products to support businesses reopening

Nestlé Professional has announced two million pounds’ worth of products is set to be given away to support independent customers reopening their businesses following lockdown. The donation is part of Nestlé Professional’s ongoing Always Open for You campaign, which has supported customers and communities throughout the COVID-19 crisis. In addition to around £4m worth of…
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