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Major global food provider questioned in food waste prevention inquiry

06 November 2013

Representatives from Sodexo, one of the world’s largest companies and a major global provider of catering services in the workplace, will be questioned by the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy, as part of its ongoing inquiry into food waste prevention across Europe.

Witnesses

Wednesday 6 November, Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster

At 11.15am:

  • Claire Atkins-Morris, Head of Waste Management, Sodexo
  • Paul Bracegirdle, Environment Manager, Sodexo

Representatives from Sodexo, one of the world’s largest companies and a major global provider of catering services in the workplace, will be questioned by the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy witnesses will face questions from the Committee on issues including:

  • if targets are helpful in stimulating action by businesses and, if so, what level by 2020 might be realistic;
  • the systems Sodexo have in place to monitor its food waste and what initiatives has it undertaken to reduce food waste;
  • the cooperation that exists between Sodexo and its partners through the supply chain to minimise waste at all stages of the process; and
  • what changes should be considered in relation to EU policy to enable higher levels of food redistribution across Europe under initiatives like Sodexo’s existing Global ‘Stop Hunger’ campaign.

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