Reporting Boundary: Units 6-8 Hexagon Business Centre, Springfield Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB4 0TH
Emission sources: Electricity, T&D losses, fleet, refrigerant gases, homeworking (excluded
Reporting Period: 01 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2020
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Foodspeed, supplier of fresh milk, dairy, egg and ingredient products to the hotel, restaurant and catering sectors, has achieved Planet Mark certification.
This is Foodspeed’s first year of business carbon footprint reporting and Planet Mark certification. Since certifying to Planet Mark, the company has set a target to reduce emissions by 5% annually.
Foodspeed’s total carbon footprint in the year ending December 2020 was 117.6 tCO2e. Foodspeed’s total carbon per employee in the year ending 2020 was 2.8 tCO2e.
If Foodspeed achieves its 5% carbon footprint reduction target, it will save the same amount of carbon as preventing three tonnes of coal from being burned.
“I am delighted that Foodspeed has joined the Planet Mark community. Measuring and committing to reducing one’s footprint is an important first step in the journey, but it must be backed by continued action. Foodspeed already takes steps to ensure the ethical quality of its products, so incorporating environmental measures into its business processes is a natural next step. I’m proud to be able to assist Foodspeed on their journey, and look forward to continued work with the team in the future.”
Foodspeed has a number of policies in place that govern how the company trades, sources products and manages the environmental impact of the business. Foodspeed is committed to sourcing local products where possible while always offering choice to its clients. The company also aims to ensure that all of its suppliers meet its ethical trading standards.
The food industry is under the spotlight of environmental scrutiny. From the diets we eat to the sources of our food, ethical and environmental responsibility in the industry is a permanent fixture on the agenda. All aspects of the food industry must take action, for both the planet and for the health of their business. Whole supply chains must be examined to identify the ways food production can be improved from an ethical and environmental standpoint.
As part of the Planet Mark certification, Foodspeed has committed to making a year-on-year reduction.