Climate change and ecological collapse represent the biggest threat to our planet. Action needs to be taken swiftly by individuals, businesses and corporations, in every area of society, to ensure a sustainable future.
As such, there is growing pressure for businesses to implement sustainable practices. Not only is it in line with the government’s 25 year plan to improve the environment but; it can differentiate you from the competition, attracting an ever growing number of customers who care about the climate, and making sustainable changes can save you money.
Over the last five years, the Hospitality sector has come under increasing scrutiny over its sustainability credentials. As well as pressure from consumers, the UK government and EU are introducing new laws that aim to increase the use of more sustainable packaging and consumables used in food and beverage service.
This has major implications for all sections of the hospitality supply chain from manufacturers through to food and drink outlets.
To limit global warming to a temperature rise of 1.5°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement, greenhouse gas emissions must begin falling by 7.6% each year starting in 2020. Failure to contain the rise in global temperatures would see our industry severely impacted by;
We believe achieving environmental sustainability is about education and collective action. All of us making changes and choices will make a huge impact. Identifying and understanding what the issues are, how they impact the industry and pinpointing what we can do to reduce our impact in easy cost-effective ways. Our vision is to have a thriving, sustainable Hospitality sector that that delivers what customers want and what the planet needs.