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Footprint Insight: Nothing is new but everything is different

SUSTAINABILITY IN business is constantly evolving, so how can an organisation keep its approach not only up-to-date but market leading? Amy Fetzer reports on a Bidvest steering group set up to answer just that question. How can we maintain sustainability in our DNA, keep ahead of the marketplace, and make sure stakeholders meet their client…
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Living wage debate dominates budget

GEORGE OSBORNE used the first Conservative budget in 20 years to introduce a new national living wage. Starting next April at £7.20, it will rise to £9 by 2020. Osborne said companies should be able to afford the cost of the living wage because of cuts to corporation tax, which will drop to 18% from…
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Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and remains the only initiative to honour the sustainable achievements of companies across the entire food…
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2015 Health and Vitality Honours Winners announced

LORDS CRICKET Ground today played host to the UK’s foodservice industry, as their achievements working behind-the-scenes to improve the nation’s health and wellbeing were recognised at this year’s Health & Vitality Honours during a lunchtime ceremony.                       The 2015 Health & Vitality Honours – hosted…
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Public Health Minister Guest Editor for Footprint Magazine

PUBLIC HEALTH Minister, Jane Ellison, is guest editing the November issue of Footprint magazine.                   Featuring an exclusive thought leadership article on the Department of Health’s Responsibility Deal, the special edition will cover crucial issues around foodservice sustainability.   Ellison was first appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State…
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Buy British, Boost Britain initiative launched

FOLLOWING CALLS from the environment secretary for UK consumers to buy more British-produced food, corporate sustainability champion Footprint has launched its Buy British, Boost Britain initiative aimed at providing support to the hospitality sector to source home-grown food.                 The initiative, which is open to any business operating…
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Foodservice operators and supply chain urged to highlight initiatives and best practice at industry Honours

BUSINESSES RANGING from restaurants and public sector organisations to contract caterers and food manufacturers are being urged to highlight best practice in healthy eating provision, sourcing and encouraging behavioral change, by submitting their initiatives to the only industry scheme celebrating progress in moving forward the health and wellbeing agenda across the entire foodservice supply chain.…
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Footprint Awards Winners 2013 Revealed

ANNE PIERCE, the CEO of The Springboard Charity, was last night [23rd May] revealed as the winner of the Footprint ‘Special Achievement’ award 2013, for her contribution to the social sustainability of the industry, at a ceremony held at RIBA, London.                   Other winners of the night…
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FOOTPRINT AWARDS 2013 Special Achievement Nominations Announced

FROM A Secretary of State to Jimmy Doherty of Jimmy’s Farm, the incredibly diverse shortlist of nominees for the Special Achievement Award in the 2013 Footprint Awards, has been announced today.                     The award - sponsored by BaxterStorey - recognises individual contribution to environmental, social and…
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