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Tue, 07 Mar


Online Workshop

Creating a Sustainable Food Sector (7th & 8th of March - Mornings)

Discover how to create a sustainable food sector, meet Net Zero targets, and satisfy conscious consumer demands. Learn to build trust and authenticity with customers, operate sustainably from farm to fork, and address climate change for food security. Gain actionable insights for business leaders.

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Creating a Sustainable Food Sector  (7th & 8th of March - Mornings)
Creating a Sustainable Food Sector  (7th & 8th of March - Mornings)

Time & Location

07 Mar 2023, 9:30 am GMT

Online Workshop

About the event


This workshop is split over two consecutive mornings, Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th of March, starting at 9.30 am until 1 pm.

Explore changing climate, understand what it means for the food and beverage sector and create a Carbon Reduction & Nature Positive Plan.

Specifically developed for those leading and managing Food and Beverage businesses and brands from farm to fork, this online workshop will give you the knowledge and the tools to understand the key attributes of a sustainable food sector, reduce your Company's impact on the environment, set Net Zero Targets and work out how to get there - turning intent into action. 

We show you how to bring your whole team on the journey, how to tell your story authentically, building trust and loyalty with customers and stakeholders - while ensuring you are derisking your business and creating resilience and value across social, ecological and financial pillars.

The workshop covers the science of climate change, local and global impacts and how these affect the day-to-day operations of SMEs and influence procurement and sourcing requirements. Drawing on our experience and expertise in sustainable food systems, sustainable business model design, purpose-led branding, product development and Sustainable Development Goals, we’ll look at how the food and beverage sector can become sustainable and reduce GHG emissions.

During the workshop, we will also support your journey and help you create a Carbon Reduction and Nature Positive Plan.

What you will learn

  • Gain an understanding of the basic science of climate change and how climate change will affect us both globally and locally.
  • Understand the Sustainable Development Goals and how climate change is affected by and affects the Key Attributes of a Sustainable Food System.
  • Explore the low carbon and nature positive objectives of local, national and international governments and why we need to act in the food sector.
  • Understand what a sustainable business model is and how to create one for a sustainable food sector.
  • Gain an understanding of how you can mobilise change in your organisation.
  • Explore strategies for influencing and supporting others in your value chain to take action on climate change.
  • Consider the effects of marketing and how we can build brands more sustainably.
  • Create a Carbon Reduction and Nature Positive Plan to reduce your Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, support the reduction in biodiversity loss, and contribute to the key attributes of a sustainable food system and sector.

What is a sustainable food system - it provides healthy and nutritious food to people and creates sustainable environmental, economic and social systems surrounding food. Sustainable food systems start with the development of sustainable agricultural practices, the development of more sustainable food distribution systems, the creation of sustainable diets and the reduction of food waste throughout the system. Sustainable food systems have been argued to be central to many or all of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Key Information

  • Duration: two consecutive morning sessions -  9:30 – 13:00 on both days.
  • Location: online, this training can also be arranged as a bespoke course on a date to suit you. Please get in touch to find out more.
  • Fees: £150.
  • The fee includes tuition, question-and-answer sessions, online course materials and a review of your Carbon Reduction and Nature Positive Plan.
  • Terms and conditions. You must be 16 years or over to attend this course.

Meet your senior trainer

Pauline Stirling is an education expert, with a career spanning the classroom, as Head of Department, freelance educational consultant, author of educational resources, writer of pedagogical articles and blogs, and online tutor.


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