Aramark Northern Europe has announced that it has committed to becoming a net zero carbon organisation by 2050.
Aramark Northern Europe is the first region in Aramark's global operations that has set a reduction glide path.
Its carbon reduction target, which is based on a 2019 assessment baseline, encompasses all of its Scope 1 and Scope 2 foodservice, workplace solutions, facilities management, property and estate management services in Ireland and the UK, and a rigorous set of Scope 3 emissions categories.
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Aramark Northern Europe's net zero commitments are built around areas in which it says it can have the most impact, which are transport, energy efficiency, goods and services, sourcing locally, the minimisation of waste and maximisation of recycling, travel, and employee engagement.
Aramark Northern Europe CEO Statement
Aramark Northern Europe CEO Frank Gleeson stated, "I'm proud to launch the Aramark Northern Europe commitment to Net Zero by 2050. We are taking a collaborative approach to solving this global challenge, we are working to tackle climate change so that we can make a difference across all the sites and communities in which we operate. Aramark Northern Europe, including our UK, Ireland and Global offshore business, has worked diligently, to understand, interrogate, and improve upon the impact of our operations; all the while ensuring that we also improve our services for clients and customers alike.
"The urgency of the climate crisis has renewed our focus on innovation, collaboration, and competition on a scale that we have never seen before. There is no sustainability practice or effort too small, nor too insignificant, once it is firmly rooted in the intent to do right. With that in mind, everyone in our organisation is committed to playing their part in ensuring we meet our Net Zero Roadmap and Commitments for the region."
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