Tag Archives: University of Manchester

Triple Bottom Line 15 Shortlist announced

THE FIFTEEN organisations represented in this year’s Triple Bottom Line 15 Awards for Excellence in the Supply Chain in association with Prestige Purchasing have been announced.   In alphabetical order, these are as follows:   Aramark BaxterStorey The Casual Dining Company CH&Co Elior Kuehne + Nagel The National Trust Partners In Purchasing Prêt A Manger Sodexo…
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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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Footprint Forum Report: Cut the clutter

CATERING FIRMS are faced with myriad eco-labels. But are they an essential part of communicating their ethics?                   Ask a student what factors determine the food they buy and price will invariably come top – and who can blame them, with the average graduate’s debt running at…
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Footprint Awards 2014 Shortlist announced

FOR THE fourth year running entry levels to the annual Footprint Awards – the industry’s only scheme that celebrates achievement throughout the entire food supply chain - has broken previous records, it has been revealed. [caption id="attachment_8326" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Record number of entries demonstrate sustainability is at the heart of foodservice businesses" say organisers[/caption]  …
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Focus on cleaning products: Delphi’s Eco

The University of Manchester is a Russell Group research institution based in Manchester, with 11,491 members of staff and around 39,000 students.                           Martin Smith, Executive Chef at The University of Manchester first approached Delphis Eco during a review of cleaning procurement contracts,…
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Farms of the future

FIFTY YEARS ago this month the book ‘Silent Spring’ kick-started the environmental movement and changed the way we grow our food. As climate change and population growth exert growing pressure, what will the next generation of farms look like?    This month marks the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring”. Al Gore credits the…
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