A Major Vision

A global food crisis could mean a future in which 'local' is focal, says Nick Fenwicke-Clennell "Fifty years on from now, Britain will still be the country of long shadows on cricket grounds, warm beer, invincible green suburbs, dog lovers and pools fillers and, as George Orwell said, 'Old maids bicycling to holy communion through…
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Can restaurants support UK sustainability efforts?

Sustainability is all about sourcing locally. Sourcing good quality local produce is hard work as you have to go out and find it - it doesn't always come to you. It is a long process, but one which over the years has enabled me to develop very good relationships with suppliers all across my home…
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Man – The Mystery Animal

James Samson, UK Brand Manager of Champagne Louis Roederer, dips into the ancient past and demonstrates that thoughts about sustainability are not exclusively contemporary.   Man is at heart a dreamer. However close to the gods he may sit in his assumption of power there will always be a clod of earth clinging to his…
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So just what should we believe?

The sustainability debate is full of contradictions, says Nick Fenwicke-Clennell It is fact, emphatically supported by raw logic, that our planet's natural resources are running out. What raises the occasional eyebrow are the increasing contradictions in, not just the supporting evidence, but the statements and actions of government. Many government initiatives appear to bypass the…
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