Weir Total Supply Chain Sustainability
Based in England, Weir TSC is a sustainable supply chain consultancy. The group provides expertise and a support framework for developing a Sustainability Strategy and detailed tactical implementation plans.
Bluehorse consults and collaborates regularly with Weir to promote sustainable supply chain initiatives especially as applied to product carbon footprinting and lifecycle measurement and management.
Marks & Spencer
Major UK retailer M&S is a sustainability pioneer in the retail industry. With its Plan A initiative, M&S collaborates with its suppliers to help them offer more sustainable food and consumer product options. The concept for Carbonostics came from conversations the Bluehorse founder and managing director Sara Pax had with M&S who was seeking a tool that was affordable and practical to conduct lifecycle analyses on a large volume of food and consumer goods products. Bluehorse continues to consult with M&S to ensure our metric tools respond to the need of all sectors the FMCG industry.
Tom Beeston, who runs Eat England, is the consummate food sustainability champion. As a former farmer himself, Tom brings invaluable insight to SMEs in the farming, food production and catering industries on green business development, CSR, carbon footprints and product evaluation (taste, cost and ethics). Eat England chose Carbonostics as its LCA tool of choice.
With offices in the UK and the US, 2degrees has quickly become the leading online community for sustainable business. With more than 10,000 members from over 100 countries, 2degrees helps businesses, governments, academics and individual professionals find ways to collaborate and learn from each other’s experiences and expertise by sharing best practices and insights. Carbonostics collaborates with 2degrees via events and webinars to provide expertise to its community on product lifecycle assessment.
BioAgricert is an Italy-based Control and Certification Body, founded in 1984, which offers a wide range of certifications to qualify processes and products. Bioagricert started its activity as Certification Body of organic food products and has now extended its activity to new sectors, including cosmetics, textile and environmental certification. Bioagricert concentrates its efforts on the development of environmental certification because environmental protection is an increasingly pressing issue all over the world.
Bioagricert is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Food and Forestry Politics (MiPAAF) and it is enrolled in the European Union list of authorized Certification Bodies with code 007. Bioagricert is also accredited according to the UNI CEI EN n° 45011.
Bioagricert Head Office is located in Bologna, Italy, but the organization is also present in East Europe, Mediterranean Basin, South & East Asia (offices in Thailand and China), Latin America (office in Mexico), South Korean, India and Polynesia.
Carbonostics has partnered with BioAgricert to equipe their certification operators with an easy-to-use yet robust tool to be used during the certification system based on the reduction of CO₂ emission and costs savings. Each BioAgricert certification features the “We Use Carbonostics” logo.
Conservis is a provider of expertise and software solutions for the food, agriculture and biofuels industries. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Conservis addresses the challenges these industries face such as understanding and implementing solutions in response to new regulations, market forces and other sustainability initiatives. Conservis works with sectors across the agriculture supply chain, including farming groups, biofuels processors, food manufacturers and food retailers, to help them assess, measure, plan and forecast impacts on their supply chain. Carbonostics is pleased to count Conservis as a partner and as a distributing agent for Carbonostics in North America.
Based in Strasbourg, France, EcoPulse offers consultancy and training services in areas of sustainability including eco-design, lifecycle assessment, carbon footprints, logistics, sustainable purchasing, waste and energy reduction. EcoPulse and Carbonostics collaborate on joint food clients in France.
Soltub is a SME-focused consultancy that works in the Hungarian agriculture and related food and feed industries. The company offers services for producers, processors and traders in a strong co-operation with universities, product councils as well as SME professional organizations. Soltub services include engineering, environmental protection, research and development activities, development of product traceability systems and quality assurance schemes for agri-food products and the promotion of sustainable agri-food practices.
British Frozen Foods Federation
A food industry NGP based in Newark (UK) that works to promote and protect the interests of the frozen food industry in the consumer and foodservice sectors. Carbonostics collaborates with BFFF to promote the development of more sustainable options in the frozen foods field. BFFF members receive exclusive promotional offer on Carbonostics analyses.
Food NW works in the northwest region of England to boost local economic growth for the actors in the food & drink industry present in the region by providing training, networking opportunities and trade events. Carbonostics has partnered with Food NW to promote sustainability initiatives in the region. Food NW members receive exclusive promotional offer on Carbonostics analyses.