Dave Lewis to Chair Global Food Waste Champions

21 Jan 2016

We believe no food that could be eaten should be wasted – not on farms or in factories, not in shops or in our own homes – and we’re committed to working with partners across the supply chain to make this happen.

We believe no food that could be eaten should be wasted – not on farms or in factories, not in shops or in our own homes – and we’re committed to working with partners across the supply chain to make this happen.  

That’s why we are pleased to announce today that Dave Lewis will be chairing a coalition of leaders from government, businesses, international organizations, research institutions, and civil society called Champions 12.3. This group will be dedicated to accelerating progress towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Target 12.3 by 2030.   

The UN Sustainable Development Goal 12 seeks to “ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.” The third target under this goal (Target 12.3) calls for cutting in half per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer level, and reducing food losses along production and supply chains by 2030.  

The Champions 12.3 coalition will work to create political, business and social momentum to reduce food loss and waste around the world and will inspire action by leading by example, motivating others to reduce food waste and communicating the importance of food loss and waste reduction.

To find out more information about all the work we are doing to reducing food waste, please click here. More information on Champions 12.3 can be found here.