Origin Green sets out ambitious targets for food and drink sector

Companies will be required to ‘go beyond reductions of energy-related emissions to include their entire carbon footprint’, says Deirdre Ryan, director of Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme

24th April, 2021
Origin Green sets out ambitious targets for food and drink sector
Deirdre Ryan, director, Origin Green, Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme

“Accelerating the transition to a zero-carbon economy by 2050 is required to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change,” said Deirdre Ryan, the director of Origin Green, Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme.

Bord Bia’s recently launched ‘Pathways to Net Zero’ makes carbon emissions reporting mandatory for Origin Green members. “This marks a significant shift for the Origin Green programme and is a new level of ambition,” said Ryan....

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