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Food and Drink Federation Unwraps Bold New Green Targets

October 13, 2016 |


This article was originally published on BusinessGreen.

“…”Alongside the obvious environmental metrics covering waste, water and energy use, Ambition 2025 also contains plans to deliver new tools to boost sustainable sourcing in supply chains, drive awareness of the business benefits of natural capital, and encourage the use of more sustainable packaging.

Helen Munday, the FDF’s director of food safety, science and sustainability, and its chief scientific officer, said the group’s approach is proven to deliver results across the industry.

“FDF’s Five-fold Environmental Ambition was truly ground-breaking when we launched it in 2007,” she said in a statement. “Now, having made great progress across a range of areas, including massive CO2 emission and water use reductions, we’ve looked again at what more we can deliver, engaging with more companies within our sector and beyond. The partnership approach has proven most effective at engaging the diverse parts of the UK food chain. We’re working with government and partners such as WRAP and the Natural Capital Coalition to help deliver wider objectives.”…”

Read on at: BusinessGreen.

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