The coronavirus pandemic has knocked back progress on sustainability in all sorts of areas: plastic consumption; recycling programmes; rampant online delivery growth. Yet for consumers concerns about the environment haven’t gone away. And there also appears to be a greater political will to tackle the environment, whether that’s in the context of the UK’s net-zero pledge, the introduction of the new Agriculture Bill, or its role as host of the rescheduled Cop26 conference in November. At the same time, retailers and manufacturers know they cannot hide from these issues, while also facing massive challenges in delivering on their commitments.
So how can we get sustainability back to the top of the agenda while we’re fighting on so many other fronts, including not only the immediate challenges of Covid, but also a global recession, a massive increase in food poverty and, of course, Brexit?
In the first in a series of conferences and webinars, The Grocer’s Broadcast Conference on 24 March featured five 45-minute sessions from leading experts who discussed key sustainability issues affecting the industry.
In case you missed it, you can watch it on catch-up by clicking the button below to register.
Price: £125 + VAT
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