Tag Archives: Sustainability Reporting

Tips for target reporting

As companies analyse their progress against 2015 environmental targets, marketing expert Jo Arden explains why honesty is the best approach. As the new year gathers pace, many brands in the food sector are already putting together reports on their progress against 2015 sustainability targets. Last year was an important staging post for many companies on issues…
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Tell us a (sustainable) story

BUSINESSES ARE moving away from bulky reports and towards more effective ways of communicating their performance on social responsibility.                     While politicians debate lengthy new reports on climate change, businesses are preparing some studies of their own. According to research by BSI, the business standards company, and the…
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Retailers race ahead on green goals

RETAILERS have exceeded their environmental targets relating to waste, transport and energy, according to a new progress report.   The report, “A Better Retailing Climate”, shows how the sector is performing across a range of impacts.   In each case it has exceeded expectations, except for the one involving consumer engagement. In this case, retailers…
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Europe’s new resource efficiency manifesto

THE EUROPEAN Commission has published its vision of what a resource efficient Europe will look like: more environmental reporting and fewer resource-intensive products.     In a world with growing pressures on resources and the environment, the Commission called for the creation of “better market conditions for products and services that have lower impacts across…
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Brave new world of reporting

THE SUSTAINABILITY report is dead. Long live the sustainability factsheet, or interactive website or anything but a dull 40-page document that very few people will read.                     Sustainability reporting has come on leaps and bounds in the past 10 to 20 years, with some of the…
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Footprint Forum: Sustainability Reporting

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 stage to talk…
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