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  • Foodservice Footprint F41-p10 Unilever pushes plant-based diets through chef’s manifesto Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Unilever UN Sustainable Development Goals news-email Amanda Sourry

    Unilever pushes plant-based diets through chef’s manifesto

    Unilever Food Solutions has published a set of sustainability pledges made by its chefs around the world. The “chef’s manifesto” contains eight commitments aligned to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The pledges cover everything from “no food loss or waste”… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint F42-Insight How to define 'no deforestation' Comment  World Wildlife Fund Wilmar Union of Concerned Scientists Unilever Sime Darby RSPO Rainforest Action Netwrk Musim Mas Mighty KLK IOI HCSA HCS Greenpeace Golden Agri-Resources Forest Trust Forest Peoples Programme Deborah Lapidus Cargill Asian Agri

    How to define ‘no deforestation’

    After years of debate companies have finally agreed on a standard for forest protection. Now it’s time to turn words into action, writes Deborah Lapidus. Over the past three years, thanks in large part to responsible sourcing policies adopted by… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint F41-p8-A ‘Marmitegate’ the first skirmish in Brexit price war Out of Home News Analysis  Unilever prestige Purchasing news-email Marmigate David Read

    ‘Marmitegate’ the first skirmish in Brexit price war

    The UK’s decision on Brexit was a huge event, so the recent dispute between Tesco and Unilever, where the supplier attempted to impose a 10% price increase on the retailer, is not being viewed as a surprise by anyone in… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint F28-Cover-e1528993204414 Time for a serious rethink of sustainability standards to tackle the urgent climate challenges the world is facing My Viewpoint  WWF Unilever Sustainable Development Goals news-email MSC Mark Driscoll Forum for the Future Fairtrade

    Time for a serious rethink of sustainability standards to tackle the urgent climate challenges the world is facing

    For many years I have worked with some of the world’s largest conservation bodies, businesses and other civil society organisations to develop sustainability standards for a wide range of globally traded commodities. Many of these focus on specific sustainability challenges, such… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-copy-3 Climate targets: businesses a hit; government a miss Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  WWF WRI Unilever UN Global Impact Sodexo Science Based Target Initiative Paris Agreement news-email Cynthia Cummis Compass Climate Targets Claire James CDP Campaign against Climate Change #GoingBackwards

    Climate targets: businesses a hit; government a miss

    More than 150 companies have committed to set emissions reduction targets in line with the global effort to keep warming well below 2°C. Compass, Sodexo and Unilever are among the firms that have committed to setting goals through the Science… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown Food brands make “major strides” on environment commitments Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  Unilever Ofam news-email Nestlé Kellogg Erinch Sahan Danone Behind the Brands Associated British food

    Food brands make “major strides” on environment commitments

    Make sure you’re sitting down. Oxfam has applauded the world’s biggest food and drink firms for making “significant commitments” to improve their ethical and environmental policies. The charity’s latest “Behind the Brands” scorecard, which tracks the 10 largest food and… Read More

  • British companies ranked best employers

    RESEARCH CARRIED out by Bloomberg this week has found that Coca-Cola, Warburtons and Nestlé are ranked the UK’s top three “best employers” in the “Food, Soft Beverages, Alcohol and Tobacco” category.                  … Read More

  • 89% of big UK firms cutting carbon

    NINE IN EVERY 10 UK companies in the FTSE350 now have activities in place to lower their carbon output, compared with less than half in 2010. The percentage of businesses with absolute emissions reduction targets has also increased from 31%… Read More

  • Poisonous frog

    THE LITTLE green frog took a bit of a kicking in a recent episode of BBC’s File on Four. The programme visited a number of tea plantations certified by the Rainforest Alliance and found underage workers, people spraying chemicals without protective… Read More

  • Big firms obstructing climate policy

    FORTY-FIVE of the 100 largest global industrial companies have recently been involved in directly advocating against climate policy, whilst simultaneously pushing their own sustainability credentials.                     The figures have been published… Read More