Articles in category: Animal welfare

Sustainability innovators recognised in 2degrees Champions Awards

Sustainability innovators recognised in 2degrees Champions Awards

Global innovation and collaboration were the big winners at last night’s 2degrees Champions Awards, as it showcased the companies and individuals pushing the boundaries of sustainable business. The awards – the only ones entirely voted for by industry peers –

Unilever brand, Knorr, strides towards meeting bold sustainable sourcing commitments

Unilever’s biggest food brand Knorr has announced great progress on its commitment to sustainably sourcing its agricultural ingredients and revealed the results of a new global consumer survey looking at shopping attitudes and purchase behaviour. The study shows food sustainability

Professional sustainability network, 2degrees, announces shortlist for new awards

Professional sustainability network, 2degrees, announces shortlist for new awards

Professional network of sustainability professionals, 2degrees, has announced the shortlist for its inaugural Sustainability Champions Awards 2013. It shortlist includes a broad range of organisations both large and small, recognising innovation, best practice and outstanding contributions. Martin Chilcott, CEO of 2degrees,

Marks & Spencer and coffee roaster, Matthew Algie, fund climate change initiative

Ethical trading organisation, Twin, has launched an initiative called Adapt Now to help businesses secure smallholder supply chains in a changing climate. Adapt Now’s first project, delivered in partnership with Marks & Spencer (M&S), coffee roaster Matthew Algie and Twin,

Asda to roll out hub for collaboration on sustainability across supply chain

Asda is expanding its Sustain & Save Exchange programme for suppliers, following the news that it has saved £13m through sustainability innovations over the past year. The scheme, which launched in early 2012, enables Asda and its suppliers to share

Waitrose ties up with Start initiative to launch sustainable living campaign

Waitrose ties up with Start initiative to launch sustainable living campaign

Waitrose has teamed up with Start, the sustainable living initiative inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales, to launch a campaign across its 284 shops, to help people take their next steps towards greener living.  The Start September initiative will feature a selection of

Co-operative launches ethical plan and promotes customer buy-in

Co-operative launches ethical plan and promotes customer buy-in

The Co-operative Group is launching a three-year corporate ethical plan, which it claims will spearhead its membership drive from 6m to 20m members by 2020 and help build a more sustainable economy. It includes operational carbon reduction targets, which it

Sainsbury’s unveils environmental agenda

Roger Burnley, Sainsbury’s retail & logistics director, revealed the retailer’s latest environmental initiatives at the 2010 IGD Convention. They included packaging developments; logistical savings; a reduction in food waste; energy efficiencies at store level; plus Make the Difference Days, where