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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

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

Blogs

Value through Sustainability

Sustainability can mean so many different things across a spectrum of industries, sectors and society, but what is clear is the need for positive disruption, innovation and commercially smart solutions. That sustainability is consistently identified as a mega-trend is no surprise.

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