Launch of the BritCham Sustainability Action Group

A Word From The Chair This group will seek to cover the three areas of sustainability: Environmental Social: Health & Well-being Economic  With this group, we aim to empower you to act. We will discuss issues related to the running of sustainable businesses, from practical tips for small steps you can take on a in your daily activity, to how to improve the effectiveness of your … Continue reading Launch of the BritCham Sustainability Action Group

The Future of Food and Farming: One year on

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Paul Leonard, Chair of the Food Security, Sustainability & Safety task force of the British Chamber, was interviewed by Foresight about the report ‘The Future of Food and Farming’, published in January 2011.

The Food Security, Safety and Sustainability task force of the British Chamber is a platform for the members to exchange views and enhance understanding regarding the food security issues, particularly following the food crisis of 2008 and the resulting EU agenda on food security.

In the recent past, this task force had the pleasure of welcoming Ms Nina Fedoroff, Former science and technology adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State and Prof. Sir John Beddington, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser.

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Durban Negotiations: What is the role of business in the absence of global political leadership?

Lunch meeting to hear first-hand from leaders in climate negotiations what really happened during the negotiations. Four speakers were present at the event,each offering a different perspective on the questions at hand, from a business, policy and NGO’s perspective. Please see below the following points that were highlighted during the event: The outcome of Durban was to “snatch agreement from defeat” WWF values the role the … Continue reading Durban Negotiations: What is the role of business in the absence of global political leadership?