Resources

When you partner with Empauer, you’re never on your own.

Keeping you in the know

We’re here for you with resources helping you throughout your sustainability journey.

The Business Case

The subject of sustainability is no longer an option for business to ignore.

For those that embrace sustainability within their overall business strategy, the benefits are numerous. However for others, some reluctance persists in the belief that the costs associated with including sustainability will outweigh the benefits. The following are some articles we recommend reading as an introduction to the topic.

The Comprehensive Business Case for Sustainability

Harvard Business Review

Why Sustainability Is Now the Key Driver of Innovation

Harvard Business Review

Innovating for a Sustainable World

MIT Sloan

Events Calendar

Keep abreast of international developments and industry insights.

As part of our ongoing commitment to share knowledge across sustainability, we have developed a calendar of major international events to assist partners in pursuing additional information. This list of events is updated regularly to ensure it remains a useful tool in your business planning.

The European Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2017

7-9 July 2017
Brighton, Great Britain

Harmony in Food and Farming Conference

10-11 July 2017
Llandovery, Great Britain

International Conference on Sustainable Development

9-10 August 2017
Ottawa, Canada

The International Conference on Sustainable Development

6-7 September 2017
Rome, Italy

Input Output Analysis for Environmental and Resource Economics

26-27 September 2017
Urbino, Italy

The Sustainable Retail Summit

2-3 October 2017
Montreal, Canada

Sustainable Sourcing and Supply Chain Summit

17-18 October 2017
London, Great Britain

Green Growth and Sustainable Development Forum

21-22 November 2017
Paris, France

Global Food Summit - Food for a Transforming Society

29-30 November 2017
Berlin, Germany

Food Waste

One-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, roughly one third of the food produced, approximately 1.3 billion tonnes is either lost or wasted. In dollar terms, this equates to approximately US$990 billion, the cost to environment is equally staggering. Below are links to some useful resources on the topic that will provide greater insights.

Key Facts on Food Waste

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Food Waste Reduction

WRAP

Food Losses and Waste

EU Commission

Food Losses and Food Waste in China

OECD

Estimates of European Food Waste

EU Commission