Guidance for Food Businesses | Sustainability

We understand that addressing sustainability within food businesses is challenging but, as well as being a vital response to key challenges, opens the door of opportunity to better showcase to stakeholders what they’re doing. These resources aim to provide the help and guidance you need.

Resource risks and pressures. Risk reduction (mitigated/ unmitigated). Materiality assessments. Unintended consequences/impacts of sustainability goals.          

Healthy sustainable diet         

Circular economy and sustainable manufacturing including Net Zero and food waste/plastic

Novel production systems and ingredients    

Decent work and equitable trade        

Transparency, traceability and trust

 Eco labelling and sustainability certification program(s) (International recognised and association voluntary standard)

[N.B. The following certification scheme show how some large organisations have designed and published their outputs. These are simply provided as examples and do not signify endorsement by IFST]