This year, more than ever, it is striking how far the industry has progressed since our last report in 2022, driven by the passion and urgency of its people. And yet despite these gargantuan efforts, it is sobering that the hospitality and foodservice (HaFS) sector still has so far to go before it is firmly on target to achieve net zero, reverse biodiversity loss and transition to a more socially just world.
In this report we explore how an ever-growing number of foodservice businesses are leveraging real-time environmental data and insight to drive decision making in key areas such as supply chain, menu offerings and procurement.
The 2023 Footprint Drinks ESG Trends Report, in association with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, identifies key trends and opportunities to help drinks industry leaders build their businesses, develop proactive strategies, benchmark good practice and identify issues in need of greater attention.
Our 2022 report considered the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on foodservice packaging, and whether efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle had waned. We found brands were still committed but were struggling to find and fund suitably sustainable solutions. The pace of policy making had also slowed.
This report – arranged into 10 key insights – highlights important trends in the sustainable diets space.
A survey by not-for-profit Be Inclusive Hospitality published in June 2021 found high proportions of professionals from Black (53%), Asian (68%) and Mixed Ethnic groups (57%) reported experiencing racism in the workplace either individually or at a company level.
This new guide, produced by Footprint Intelligence in association with Meiko UK, identifies creative ways that foodservice operators can meaningfully tackle carbon ‘back of house’ in foodservice operator environments to support the rapid reductions needed in emissions to meet UK and global climate goals.