Watch the Appetite for Action webinar

Our Appetite for Action campaign is looking at how food waste levels, and therefore carbon emissions and net zero ambitions, are being impacted by the current global issues around supply chain resilience.

Watch the webinar, featuring experts from WRAP and WWF, to explore why prioritising a net zero strategy and tackling food waste will ultimately help navigate supply chain issues and learn how we can all build more resilient food supply chains.

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Social impact pathway: our partners

Creating resilience in the food supply chain: the role of food waste

Our Appetite for Action campaign has recently looked at how challenges to supply chain resilience are impacting food waste levels. Learn more about the work we are doing with suppliers to combat this.

Supporting partners through apprenticeship levy gifting

We believe apprenticeships can help organisations to develop and retain their staff, attract new talent and address skills gaps. That's why we have committed to transferring 25% of our own annual apprenticeship levy to SMEs.

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Supporting our SME suppliers

We are passionate about supporting and developing our supply chain and to work with SMEs, micro SMEs and social enterprises, supporting them to grow their business. This group currently represents over half of our core supply chain and accounts for 44% of our total spend.

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Actively supporting local and national charity networks

We promote and drive fundraising and donations to charities in the communities we serve. During the Covid-19 pandemic, our teams went above and beyond to ensure that, where sites were closing, food didn’t go to waste and instead went to supporting their local communities.

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Coffee Growers Fund, in partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation

Together with the Fairtrade Foundation, we are helping to improve the food security and empowerment of women, Fairtrade coffee producers' and their families in Peru.

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Human rights, animal welfare and sourcing policies

We hold ourselves accountable to behave responsibly in the way each of us does business with our clients, partners and suppliers to diminish adverse impacts that may result from our activities. This is why we put in place policies and codes to frame our practices and expected behaviours around key issues such as respect for human rights, animal welfare and sourcing policies.

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An introduction to our partners pathway

Patrick Forbes, Director of Supply Management at Sodexo UK & Ireland gives a brief introduction to Sodexo's Partners pathway (content accurate in February 2021)

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Creating a positive impact on society and our environment

Our 2021 social impact pledge

Our social impact pledge sets out our priority areas and commitments as part of our wider social value strategy over the next three years. It sets out how we will deliver our pledges to create a healthier, greener, safe and more prosperous society across the UK and Ireland.

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mentoring opportunities for community citizens, focusing on those who need our assistance most