UK food and drinks sector unveils fresh waste, water, and carbon goals for 2030

Michael Holder
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The Courtauld Commitment has enhanced its food waste and CO2 targets for 2030 | Credit: iStock
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The Courtauld Commitment has enhanced its food waste and CO2 targets for 2030 | Credit: iStock

Voluntary Courtauld Commitment ramps up collective industry targets 'to meet newer demands of climate action head on' in run up to COP26

The UK food and drink industry has collectively pledged to ramp up its food waste and greenhouse gas reduction efforts, today announcing plans to halve both by the end of the decade as part of a plan designed...

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