WWF UK on sustainable business in 2016. Five questions for Stuart Poore

Here’s another Q&A with an influential NGO. This time it’s Stuart Poore at WWF-UK. I asked him about his work, priorities for 2016, why biodiversity is lower down the agenda than one might expect, and WWF’s role and their expectations of business in general. His responses are below. TW: What do you do, day to day?…

Supply chain risk & innovation – free sample edition from Innovation Forum

Happy New Year readers. I hope you had a lovely festive break. I certainly took some time out in glorious Somerset, a jewel of the UK countryside. On Boxing day I was watching a Victorian-era steam train chuff its way across the Somerset Levels from the top of the Quantock hills, a view hard to…

Bringing together Thai Union Group, Metro, Carrefour, Direct Seafood, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s, Oceana, Delhaize, Greenpeace, MSC, MCS, Oceana and others

Here’s the Brochure for Innovation Forum’s Sustainable seafood sourcing conference on 25-26 November in London. It will feature leading retailers, suppliers, processors, NGOs and Government officials in a debate-based environment. No PPT, no corporate videos, no endless droning on about things we all already know. It will be about what companies can, and are doing in their…

  • Sep 17, 2015
  • NGOs, Oceans, Stakeholders, Supply Chain
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Seafood supplier shift shows sustainability’s significance

If you’ll excuse my excessive alliteration in the title of this post, and read on, you may find this of interest. In recent years we’ve seen companies outside of the traditional western brand leaders adopt serious sustainability strategies (OK, I’ll stop now with the alliterations) which have had significant ramifications for their business. More serious,…

Trade deals and the environment

In my last post, full of non-expert musings on migration, I briefly mentioned incentives for countries to clean up their governance. This piece from the New York Times yesterday looks at the Trans Pacific Partnership and its troubled progress. And, unusually for trade news when it comes to the environment, there may even be some…