The hospitality industry collectively plays an important role in creating a more sustainable future. The food system is estimated to be responsible for a third of greenhouse gas emissions, with the tourism sector accounting for around 8% (hotels around 1%). Therefore, it’s important to regularly review your businesses current environmental impact and identify opportunities for operational improvements. If you are just starting your sustainability journey, or are simply looking for ways to do better, here are some ideas to help your hospitality business reduce its carbon footprint. 1. Local produce There are many aspects to food sustainability, but why not […]
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After the covid-19 pandemic, most people had hoped for a return to normal – and expected that it would feel distinctly like pre-pandemic times. While this has, unfortunately, not been the case, Graham and Olivier share how the Trinity team supports its members to help them overcome their current/new challenges and reduce costs. New challenges While businesses in hospitality and catering have seen their customers return, they have been faced with a raft of fresh challenges, as they run their operations. Supply chains remain fragile, many face staff shortages, and conflict in Ukraine has exacerbated issues of inflation and energy […]
The following aims to provide you with information about what’s happening in the marketplace right now and the key factors impacting supply and availability of certain products. *Note: This information was compiled July 2022. Read the latest edition of the Trinity Magazine here. Global Market. The Ukraine conflict continues to impact the global supply chain, influencing the movement of goods, the cost of those goods and, looking forward, the harvest and supply of the next season of crops. Sanctions on Russia and its main exports have meant the supply of fish, fertiliser and fuel have been severely impacted since the […]
The subject of sustainability and reducing carbon intensity has grown in importance, just as many of us were forced into pandemic lockdowns and had to travel less. This is now increasingly becoming embedded into our lives, with businesses committing to do their part to reduce their environmental impact. Many larger companies have started with a headline promise of a reduction target. Sustainable Hospitality Alliance reported that the hotel sector accounts for around 1% of global carbon emissions. To keep pace, the global hotel industry will need to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per room per year by 66% […]