Sustainable public food procurement has the potential to impact both food consumption and food production patterns. It may enhance access to healthy diets for consumers of publicly procured food (such as schoolchildren) and promote the development of more sustainable food systems (through its demand and spillover effects). Sustainable public food procurement also has the potential to decrease rural poverty by stimulating the development of markets, providing a regular and reliable source of income for smallholder farmers and helping these farmers overcome barriers that prevent them from enhancing their productivity.
A report from a round table facilitated by BSI in the UK to evaluate the levels of wealth and income inequality and explore how standards may be used to tackle the problem.
In recognition of Earth Day, on April 22, 2021, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) has declared a Climate Emergency and released a Call to Action for Environmentally Sustainable Practices in the Eye Health Sector.
80% of used ink cartridges are thrown into landfill every year- that equates to one every 11 seconds! With 97% of the produce being fully recyclable, it’s a problem we can easily solve.
Shaun McCarthy ofrece una descripción general del programa de adquisiciones sostenibles de British Land para generar valor social, un objetivo clave de la ISO 20400.
In lockdown, businesses and individuals are responding to homeschooling digital learning needs and re-purposing devices. If you’re thinking of co-ordinating a laptops for learning project, here are some key pointers based on my very recent (and ongoing) experience of co-ordinating a project in the North of England.
Having graduated in 2015 with a Masters in Sustainable Development from the University of Exeter Alfred joined Action Sustainability in July 2018 and the multi award-winning Supply Chain Sustainability School before transferring across into the Consultancy.
He has since spent time working with major clients on their social value.
Alfie is currently seconded part time to Siemens as a Sustainability Specialist for their rail automation division and works closely with other consultants to support the delivery of the Sustainability Tool.
When Shaun McCarthy couldn’t travel to give a presentation on Social Value he recorded a video and made it available…