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Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa
Living Incomes for Farmers Key to Ensuring Sustainability of Cocoa

7 months ago - New Fairtrade Foundation campaign calls on the UK government and companies to end ‘shameful’ exploitation of cocoa farmers by 2030, in line with the SDGs.

Nestlé, Coca-Cola Among 60 Orgs Stepping Up to Address Pressures on UK Water
Nestlé, Coca-Cola Among 60 Orgs Stepping Up to Address Pressures on UK Water

1 year ago - Over 60 organizations including businesses such as Nestlé, Coca-Cola and M&S have signed a Catchment Management Declaration agreeing to step up action to address the increasing pressures to UK water through improved catchment management.

Trending: The North Face, Tetra Pak, Seventh Gen Continue Chipping Away at Plastic Waste
Trending: The North Face, Tetra Pak, Seventh Gen Continue Chipping Away at Plastic Waste

1 year ago - Awareness of our plastic waste problem continues to grow, prompting campaigns and corporate action around the world.

WRAP Convenes 42 CPG Giants in Global Pact to Eliminate Plastic Packaging Waste
WRAP Convenes 42 CPG Giants in Global Pact to Eliminate Plastic Packaging Waste

1 year ago - Building on their individual efforts and those under the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF)’s New Plastics Economy initiative, dozens of businesses have made their commitment to the new UK Plastics Pact.

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Trending: Unilever, Co-Op, Waitrose Unveil ‘Clear’ Plastic Alternatives
Trending: Unilever, Co-Op, Waitrose Unveil ‘Clear’ Plastic Alternatives

1 year ago - Amidst a wave of negative public opinion on plastics and the waste associated with it, several companies have responded with commitments to reduce single-use plastics, combat marine plastic pollution, and support startups with

Trending: Brewing Up Sustainable Solutions for Plastic Tea Bags, Six-Pack Rings
Trending: Brewing Up Sustainable Solutions for Plastic Tea Bags, Six-Pack Rings

1 year ago - 2018 is gearing up to be a big year for packaging innovation.

Trending: Fast Food, Supermarket Giants Commit to Slashing Single-Use Plastics
Trending: Fast Food, Supermarket Giants Commit to Slashing Single-Use Plastics

1 year ago - With an estimated 12 million tons of plastic waste entering the world’s oceans each year, consumers and governments are increasingly looking to businesses to eliminate plastic packaging. Fast food giant McDonald’s and major supermarkets in the UK are rising to the challenge, revealing big plans to go plastic-free.

23 Companies Sign Manifesto to Halt Destruction of Brazilian Cerrado
23 Companies Sign Manifesto to Halt Destruction of Brazilian Cerrado

1 year ago - Soy and beef production have played significant roles in the exploitation of the Amazonian rainforest, but the rollout of regulations to protect these precious natural resources have had unexpected consequences, driving these activities into regions that have largely been left untouched, such as Brazil’s Cerrado, a vast tropical savanna ecoregion of 2 million square kilometers.

Waitrose Joins Tesco in Threatening to Can John West Over Broken Tuna Sustainability Pledge
Waitrose Joins Tesco in Threatening to Can John West Over Broken Tuna Sustainability Pledge

3 years ago - Waitrose has joined Tesco as the latest UK retailer to take seafood giant John West to task over its fishing practices, threatening to remove its canned tuna from store shelves if it does not follow through on its promise to improve. The decision will pile pressure on the embattled tuna company — which is Britain’s most popular tuna brand, accounting for a third of the UK market — following last week’s announcement by Tesco that John West would be banned if it continued using harmful fishing practices.

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Report: Water Management Action Plan for Food, Beverage Supply Chains
Report: Water Management Action Plan for Food, Beverage Supply Chains

3 years ago - Water quality is an urgent national concern in the UK, where only 17 percent of water bodies currently meet ‘good’ standards. Several businesses are already working with farmers and others in their supply chains to improve the situation, but UK charity Business in the Community (BITC) is calling for more to be done.

Target, Hershey, Waitrose Join Consortium to Shape Future of Protein
Target, Hershey, Waitrose Join Consortium to Shape Future of Protein

3 years ago - Protein is an essential part of any diet. As the global population surges to reach 9.6 billion by 2050, meeting the world’s demand for protein will become increasingly difficult. Having researched the issue and after working with 200 stakeholders, Forum for the Future is bringing together organisations across the protein system to collaborate as part of The Protein Challenge 2040.

Trending: UK Grocers Turning Waste into Packaging
Trending: UK Grocers Turning Waste into Packaging

4 years ago - British grocery chains Tesco and Waitrose have added a new facet to their waste-mitigation efforts by launching upcycled packaging.Beginning this month, Tesco shoppers could get their groceries in recycled plastic bags made from back-of-store waste plastic, such as pallet and multi-pack wrapping. Recycling firm Eurokey is collecting and sorting Tesco’s plastic waste, and plastics recycler Papier-Mettier is processing it and turning it into single-use carrier bags.

Greenpeace Launching Multi-Pronged Attack Against Thai Union for Abusive, Unsustainable Practices
Greenpeace Launching Multi-Pronged Attack Against Thai Union for Abusive, Unsustainable Practices

4 years ago - The world’s largest canned tuna company, Thai Union Group (TU), has been connected to forced labor, human rights abuses, and environmental devastation. Yesterday, Greenpeace launched a global campaign demanding that TU take urgent and far-reaching steps to clean up its act.

As Stocks of MSC-Certified Fish Rise, Some UK Retailers Falling Behind
As Stocks of MSC-Certified Fish Rise, Some UK Retailers Falling Behind

4 years ago - The availability of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fish is better than ever with a million tons of MSC certified cod caught last year, but there is a growing gap between supermarkets that offer their customers ecolabelled sustainable seafood choices and protecting ocean environments, according to new figures released by MSC.Since 2010, Sainsbury’s has led the pack in terms of numbers of products stocked, with 163 MSC-certified seafood products for the last financial year, MSC says. The retailer’s product numbers are almost twice its closest competitor, Waitrose, which is in second place with 79 certified seafood products and more than three times the number of products stocked by M&S.

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Can a Startup Saving 1 Ton of Food Waste Per Week Scale and Preserve Its Social Value?
Can a Startup Saving 1 Ton of Food Waste Per Week Scale and Preserve Its Social Value?

5 years ago - In the three years since it first set up a modest stall in London’s Borough market, UK startup Rubies in the Rubble can be now found lining the shelves of Waitrose, Selfridge’s Food Hall and Harvey Nichols. In 2012, the concept won Ben and Jerry’s pan-European Join Our Core competition, bagging €10,000 in cash and six months’ mentoring from experts at Ashoka — a nonprofit supporting entrepreneurship.

Europe Unleashing Full-Scale Attack on Food Waste
Europe Unleashing Full-Scale Attack on Food Waste

5 years ago - The issue of food waste has rightfully come front and center in the Western world, with staggering figures such as 40 percent waste in the US alone forcing us to find solutions. The problems that lead to food waste lie throughout the chain from production to distribution and consumption, which means countless opportunities for organizations across all sectors to innovate to tackle it.Europe is leading the way with a rash of new technologies and collaborations working to minimize waste generated in the food cycle, many of them at the retail level.

Waitrose, ITM Power Piloting Project to De-Carbonize Production of Industrial Fertilizer
Waitrose, ITM Power Piloting Project to De-Carbonize Production of Industrial Fertilizer

5 years ago - UK supermarket chain Waitrose has teamed up with energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power Project to design and build a lower-impact system for the production of industrial fertilizer.Industrial fertilizer production, which involves converting natural gas and other fossil fuels into ammonia, is responsible for a substantial proportion of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Thanks to co-funding from the UK’s Technology Strategy Board, under its Agri-Tech program, the project will demonstrate the de-carbonization of fertilizer production.

Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013
Top 10 Ways Brands Used Their Power to Create a More Sustainable World in 2013

5 years ago - 2013 was a banner year for companies using their muscle to drive transformative change, both internally and globally. Without further ado, here is just a taste of some of the progress we found most inspiring.

Over 380 Waitrose, John Lewis Stores to Be Powered by Renewables Through New Deal
Over 380 Waitrose, John Lewis Stores to Be Powered by Renewables Through New Deal

5 years ago - Already leading the charge when it comes to wiping out its food and plastic waste, The John Lewis Partnership has become the latest company to commit to drastically increasing its use of renewable energy. The UK retail giant recently announced a new partnership with SmartestEnergy to supply over 380 of its Waitrose and John Lewis stores with 100 percent clean power.

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M&S, Waitrose Among UK Retailers Working ‘Stronger Together’ to Fight Forced Labor
M&S, Waitrose Among UK Retailers Working ‘Stronger Together’ to Fight Forced Labor

5 years ago - Leading organisations and industry bodies within UK food production, retail and horticulture have joined forces to tackle the issue of modern-day slavery, human trafficking, forced labor and other hidden migrant worker exploitation, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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