As part of Lime Venue Portfolio’s Meetings for Change initiative, the carbon footprint of
every dish served at many of its venues will be displayed.
labelling follows in the footsteps of calorie labelling and represents the
latest move by the brand to show transparent information about the food it
serves. This next stage of Meetings for Change was officially launched at
The Meetings Show at ExCeL London on 29-30 June.
ambition of this initiative is to put the power into the hands of organisers
and delegates to make sustainable choices while at events.
Portfolio, in partnership with its catering partner Levy UK+I, is also working
with carbon labelling experts Klimato to ensure regulated and transparent
signage. Klimato works across the food industry to provide up-to-date
intelligence, built around food sourcing, to ensure consumers are clear on the
carbon footprint of the meals they eat.
about values, from our commitment to sustainability, working with accredited
and credible partners, and leading the way with important subjects like carbon
labelling,” said Lime Venue Portfolio sales director, Jo Austin.
to our thought leadership around mental health and it’s a busy but
rewarding show for us.”
also contributed to other areas of The Meetings Show, with head of proactive
sales, Kerry Wright, sharing insight on mental health in a seminar: ‘Is
the Industry suffering from PTSD?’ Wright is recently qualified as a Mental
Health First Aid specialist.
Portfolio also co-hosted the Delegate Wrangler’s Social at 4pm on day
one (29th) of the The Meetings Show, alongside one of its member
venues, ExCeL London. As part of the gathering, the brand showcased its Levy burger, which reduces carbon footprint by replacing carbon-heavy meat
with carbon-reducing mushrooms.
A desire to travel led Holly Patrick to the business meetings and events world and she’s never looked back. Holly takes a particular interest in event sustainability and creating a diverse and inclusive industry. When she’s not working, she can be found rolling skating along Brighton seafront listening to an eclectic playlist, featuring the likes of Patti Smith, Sean Paul, and Arooj Aftab.