sustainability Archives - William Murray

The new challenge: FDIN ‘Global Trends’ Conference highlights

Earlier in the summer, we were at the FDIN ‘Global Trends’ Conference. An exceptional setting, exciting speed-networking and expert speakers made it an event to remember. Here are some of our highlights. A plate of sustainability, with a side of ethics Snact co-founder Michael Minch-Dixon discussed one of the biggest topics in food and drink […]

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What the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 can tell us about where the industry is going

When it comes to celebrating top grub, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list is the Godfather presiding over the food industry. This year’s ceremony in Bilbao drew the great and the good from the world’s top eateries to celebrate pioneering restaurants and chefs. The resultant list gives some key insights into what has and hasn’t […]

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3 simple ways to get more from your CSR

From Wetherspoon calling time on plastic straws to companies turning waste into sustainable biofuel – our industry has never been more energised by sustainability. It makes sense. Waste is a thief. And today’s environmentally conscious consumers want to buy from businesses that think and act like they do. But while businesses are getting better and […]

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Sustainable diets on World Meat Free Day

Will 2016 be the year of sustainable diets?

We know protein is crucial for our health. But the simple fact is we can’t sustain the way we produce and eat it. It’s not about good and bad sources of protein, it’s about creating a better balance of sustainable protein. We’re continually seeing reports stating that consumers are reducing their meat intake, and with […]

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Unilever wants to know your Best Food Waste Strategy

Unilever Food Solutions is encouraging the industry to put forward its best food waste strategy for a chance to be crowned champion at the Sustainable Restaurant Association Awards by entering its newest category. The ‘Best Food Waste Strategy’ category, sponsored by Unilever Food Solutions, is the first award to be open to non-SRA members. It recognises […]

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Have some PRide

William Murray Communications took gold in the CIPR PRide Corporate and Business Communications category for its sustainability campaign for Unilever Food Solutions on Friday. We created a campaign for Unilever Food Solutions to encourage the hospitality industry to unite to tackle avoidable food waste. The campaign, United Against Waste, not only put this issue onto […]

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What does green equipment mean?

With it being Climate Week it’s got us thinking about energy used by commercial catering equipment in the industry. 2012 looks set to be the year when stricter ‘green’ legislation comes in to play. This means manufacturers and suppliers will need to take bigger steps towards more efficient catering equipment both at home and in […]

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Industry keen to wrap up waste

We were asked to join an exclusive industry event last week, hosted by Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), to share our ideas on a proposal for a Hospitality and Foodservice Voluntary Agreement – following one of our client’s successful campaign launches called ‘United Against Waste’. Unilever Food Solutions’ campaign was praised by each of […]

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Water – why worry?

We were given a timely reminder last week that our water supply is under threat. The escalation to drought status in East Anglia makes us step back and see the impact that a lack of water has on us. At the Footprint Forum on water, hosted by Unilever Food Solutions, the industry explored ways to […]

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