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Water: How looking closer at the basics can deliver wider results and benefits – FDF talk with Water Plus
May 22 2023
Water: How looking closer at the basics can deliver wider results and benefits – FDF talk with Water Plus
Water: How looking closer at the basics can deliver wider results and benefits – FDF talk with Water Plus, the UK’s largest water retailerFrom organisations working towards water-related targets in the food and drink sector, to reducing risks to operations and increasing efficiency – gaining more data around water use in a year is essential.Ben Edmonds, who is one of the Senior Leaders at Water Plus, the largest water retailer in the UK, providing water and wastewater services to more than 710,000 customer supply points in England and Scotland, speaks to the FDF Water Policy Lead on the key things to keep in mind at your business. Technical water experts at Water Plus have helped organisations of different sizes find the opportunities to cut water waste, running costs and risks to operations. Installing hundreds of data loggers, on single and at multiple locations, are helping sites gain greater tracking on water each day, through an online area provided through Water Plus - and identify savings. Where less water needs to be moved at sites, or heated, then there are energy savings and a reduction in carbon emissions too.In this podcast, you’ll hear how knowing what’s used where in a year at sites - and accessing it all easily online - is helping deliver wider benefits.To join a multi-award winning water partner today, or to request more information around data loggers Water Plus can provide, email hello@water-plus.co.uk .•Ben Edmonds is Head of Strategy, Performance and Insight, leading work on customer engagement approaches at Water Plus, which is sponsoring the Environmental Leadership category at the Food And Drink Federation Awards 2023.
Mind the Green Gap – how businesses can address consumers growing awareness of climate change?
Feb 20 2023
Mind the Green Gap – how businesses can address consumers growing awareness of climate change?
Join us as we have a chat with Helen Dodd and Sophie Wheale from Instincitf Partners about the insights the report ‘Mind the Green Gap’ gives us.As consumers awareness of climate change and wider sustainability issues is growing, Helen and Sophie will be talking about what it means for a business in practical terms.  Join us to learn what were the main barriers that prevented people from taking real action, and how businesses can play their role and support their ambitions during uncertain times.Find out what steps businesses and organisations can take to successfully navigate the complex landscape from corporate, political and consumers perspective.Together, we’ll explore the importance of reputation, ESG focus in business strategy and power of effective communication.In addition, listen out for Sophie’s and Helen’s outlook on 2023 and their horizon scan for food and drink industry. Instinctif Partners website: https://instinctif.com/Mind the Green Gap report: https://instinctif.com/thinking/climate-change-report-2022/ The FDF Podcast is sponsored by Clarke EnergyHow to get in touch with Helen and Sophie:Helen Dodd, Head of Reinventing Responsibility Helen.Dodd@instinctif.com or on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/helen-dodd-/Sophie Wheale, Associate Director Public Policy sophie.wheale@instinctif.com or on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiewheale/