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Creating new ways for profitable sustainability

Creating new ways for profitable sustainability requires participation from the best. For the first time a number of leading edge companies and thought leaders have come together to share their knowledge and best practice across different industry sectors. The Lean and Green Consortium, is now established with […]

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The Shingo Prize goes to …

The Shingo Prize goes to …

We are delighted to announce that “Creating a Lean and Green Business System: Techniques for Improving Profits and Sustainability” has become the most recent recipients of the Shingo Award for Research and Professional Publication per the recommendation of The Shingo Board of Examiners. According to the awards jury: […]

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The Man Who Coined the Term “Lean”, Talks about his Commitment to Lean & Green and CSR

How Does Hyundai Think About CSR, Sustainability And Clean Energy?   In an interview with Forbes magazine, John Krafcik, President of Hyundai Motor America and the person whom coined the term “lean management” in his article for MIT-Sloan Management Review, back in 1988, talked about CSR and Lean & […]

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Food waste report shows UK families throw away £60 a month

UK families waste too much food, says a recent food waste report. We are seeing more of this sort of news in the media these days. WRAP is aggressively promoting “food waste” thinking.  

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UK supermarkets face mounting pressure to cut food waste

Tesco revealed that 68% of bagged salad was thrown out – 35% of it in the home. It also found that 40% of apples were wasted, and just under half of bakery items.

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Danish Lean & Green Network is Launched

Mandag Morgen (Monday Morning) has recently introduced a new network called Lean&Green that I believe is within your interest. In the following you can read more about the network as well an analysis that will be published in the next issue of Navigation. You can also find […]

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Book launch is a resounding success

We were delighted to co-host the official book launch of the recently published book Creating a Lean and Green Business System, together with Adnams Plc. The evening event took place at an Adnams pub located at Tower Bridge in London. It was a great evening, very well attended […]

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Lean & Green client highly commended for their improvements

The editorial team at the LeanandGreenBusiness.com would like to congratulate the Greencore ‘Food to Go’ team at Manton Wood on being highly commended at the Made In Midlands Awards for its initiative which has driven a significant reduction in wastage at the site. The Made In Midlands Awards, organised […]

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New phase of Courtauld Commitment targets a further 1.1 million tonnes waste reduction

9th May 2013 The grocery sector continues to show its commitment to reducing food and drink waste as 45 signatories join the third phase of the Courtauld Commitment, launched today. Signatories including all major grocery retailers, and many household brands and manufacturers*, could reduce waste by 1.1 […]

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Delighted to Announce Doc Hall’s Attendance on June 25th

We are extremely delighted to announce that Doc (Robert) Hall has confirmed his attendance at the book signing breakfast and the workshop session which takes place right after on June 25th in Chicago. Doc is one of the original translators of the Japanese concepts of efficiency and […]

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