Wrap launches new Courtauld pledge

Retailers, manufacturers and trade bodies have signed up to a new set of targets covering waste, greenhouse gases and water use in the supply chain, with local authorities and the farming sector involved for the first time.

The voluntary targets, unveiled by resource efficiency body Wrap, form the next phase of the Courtauld Commitment, which will run to 2025. Targets include a 20% cut in UK food and drink waste and a similar reduction in the greenhouse gas intensity of food and drink consumed in the UK. 

Global supply chain water use will also come under scrutiny, although there is no specific target. Wrap said it is working with WWF on a metric and target for water. 

The baseline for all measurements will be 2015, with the exact figure ...

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