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16 February 2009
With the Government estimating that people in employment spend about 60% of their waking hours at work, the workplace offers the opportunity to influence the health of employees in many ways. Beyond the prevention of work-related injury, the foods that are offered in staff canteens, providing shower and changing facilities for those who cycle to work and offering health checks can all ensure t...
05 February 2009
Confused about sustainability terminology? The following glossary contains abbreviations, terms and clear definitions on a range of sustainability and CSR topics. Simply click on the link below: Several entries include links to IGD's free sustainability factsheets where you'll find even more information and links to related topics. A Agflation Agrichar ...
19 January 2009
- What is the Marine Stewardship Council? - The history of the MSC - MSC standards - Seafood traceability standard - How to become MSC certified - How long is a certificate valid for? - UK companies offering MSC certified seafood What is the Marine Stewardship Council? The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is a certification and eco-labelling programme for sustainable seafood...
17 November 2008
The results presented in this report are the findings of a preliminary study of the potential for nutritional goals to impact environmental sustainability. Starts to explore the possible impact of activities aimed at achieving nutritional objectives on environmental sustainability. Insights into awareness in industry and food-related organisations of the impact of nutritional improvement...
31 October 2008
- Defining corporate social responsibility - What is sustainability? - Grocery industry involvement - Financial indices Defining corporate social responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a term used for business activities that address goals that are not purely commercial. Almost all food and beverage manufacturers and retailers incorporate a CSR dimension into t...
16 October 2008
In uncertain times it is hard to predict the changes ahead. But according to a hall full of industry leaders in October 2008 – at the height of stock market volatility, rising unemployment and roller-coaster oil prices – it looks like the focus on sustainability is here to stay. At IGD’s flagship Convention more than 500 chairmen, directors and senior managers from the food and grocery indus...
13 October 2008
ECR UK is where the industry meets to develop leadership initiatives on the biggest issues affecting the food and grocery supply chain. Its origins are in the USA back in 1993, and the UK initiative was formed in 1996, arriving in a market that was characterised by confrontational working relationships. Fulfilling consumer wishes better, faster and at less cost in a more sustainable way. ...
26 August 2008
  Gain an insight into consumer awareness of saturated fat Discover consumer responses to messages about saturated fat Develop effective communication tools and targeted messages around saturated fat With the reduction of dietary saturated fat a public health priority for the government, IGD’s Industry Nutrition Strategy Group identified communication around saturated fat as a ...
07 August 2008
This report tells the important but largely unknown story of the water we use and where it comes from. More importantly, it highlights the impact of the UK’s consumption patterns on water resources across the world. WWF’s intention in publishing this report is to start a debate about how UK-based organisations can help to ensure that critical, and often scarce, water resources are managed wisely...
07 August 2008
This report argues that unless there is a collapse in oil demand within the next five to ten years, there will be a serious oil ‘supply crunch’ – not because of below-ground resource constraints but because of inadequate investment by international oil companies and national oil companies. Download now Date: August 2008 Source: A Chatham House Report