Think sustainable when choosing food and drinks
To support your efforts in working with food and beverages, we have put together a list of key actions you can take. Consider these a starting point. A guide, and not a final checklist. It is meant to get you started on building your own list of actions and help you meet your sustainability ambitions.
If you have high ambitions in Food & Beverages you can commit to the following:
If you have medium ambitions in Food & Beverages you can commit to the following:
If you have modest ambitions in Food & Beverages you can commit to the following:
Food accounts for over a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, and 70% of global freshwater withdrawals are used for agriculture. It is important to consider food and beverages for events to avoid food waste, e.g. by considering portion size. Other considerations may include how products are sourced in terms of transportation, animal welfare and working conditions. Key questions to ask yourself are:
In case your favourite venue cannot support your ambitions for your sustainable event, we hope you will take the opportunity to challenge the suppliers by asking them to commit to a local food waste programme or a no single-use plastic policy, for instance. Insuring a more sustainable future across the entire supply chain takes encouragement and your suggestions can help promote a change in the meeting and event industry.
For sustainable foods and beverages, Copenhagen will be able to meet all your requirements while also giving your participants and audience members unique experiences. Here are some things worth noting about Copenhagen when working with food and beverages for your sustainable event:
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