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  • Foundation Earth nominated for the 2022 Earthshot Prize

    Foundation Earth nominated for the 2022 Earthshot Prize

    Foundation Earth has been nominated for this year’s Earthshot Prize, one of the most prestigious environmental prizes in the world. The nomination marks a huge moment of pride for us, as we pursue our mission to build food systems that don’t destroy the planet. Launched by Prince William and The Royal Foundation in October 2020, […]

  • Mella Frewen joins Foundation Earth Board of Directors

    Mella Frewen joins Foundation Earth Board of Directors

    Foundation Earth welcomes Mella Frewen, former Director General of FoodDrinkEurope, to its board of Directors. Mella is the fourth non-Executive director to join, alongside representatives from EIT Food and Finnebrogue Artisan. With over 30 years’ experience working in the food sector, Mella comes with a wealth of experience that spans scientific, political and industry-level engagements. […]

  • Partnering with Foodsteps to measure impact under the Foundation Earth method

    Partnering with Foodsteps to measure impact under the Foundation Earth method

    Foundation Earth welcomes Foodsteps, a start-up helping food companies calculate their ecological footprint, to its pool of environmental impact assessment experts. The new collaboration will allow us to grow capacity in delivering eco impact scores at scale, while avoiding further fragmentation within the food ecolabelling sector. The collaboration was born from a shared vision of […]

  • Inviting leading eco-labelling schemes to join forces

    Inviting leading eco-labelling schemes to join forces

    Foundation Earth has sent an open letter inviting food environmental labelling schemes to come together to discuss how a harmonised approach can be achieved. This follows efforts to set standards for the environmental assessment of food and drink products, laid out in a joint letter to the European Commission and UK Government this week. Environmental […]

  • Joint letter: Call for harmonisation of food environmental labelling

    Joint letter: Call for harmonisation of food environmental labelling

    Foundation Earth, alongside leading political figures and scientific experts, has addressed a joint letter to the European Commission and the UK Government calling on “all stakeholders to engage openly, inclusively and collaboratively to find the optimised and harmonised solution” to food eco-labelling. The coalition – which includes senior politicians from six countries, a number of […]

  • Betty Chang joins Foundation Earth Scientific Advisory Committee

    Betty Chang joins Foundation Earth Scientific Advisory Committee

    Foundation Earth is delighted to announce the latest addition to its industry-leading Scientific Advisory Committee with the appointment of Dr Betty Chang. Currently, the Research Lead at the European Food Information Council, Dr Chang has 16 years of experience in conducting research in psychology, specialising in behaviour change. She has worked in academia in Australia, […]

  • Koen Boone joins Foundation Earth Scientific Advisory Committee

    Koen Boone joins Foundation Earth Scientific Advisory Committee

    Koen Boone, coordinator of Sustainable Value Chains at Wageningen University & Research and Managing Director for Europe of The Sustainability Consortium has agreed to join Foundation Earth’s Scientific Advisory Committee. Koen has 20+ years of experience in developing sustainability assessment systems on all kinds of levels (product, company, farm, sector) and in strong interaction with […]

  • FE wins Food Manufacture Excellence Award!

    FE wins Food Manufacture Excellence Award!

    The Foundation Earth team was absolutely delighted last night at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards to be recognised with the Service Provider Excellence Award for our pioneering work bringing front-of-pack environmental labelling to consumers! One judge commented “With a huge amount of support from large supermarkets and producers, this is an excellent way to tackle […]

  • CLOSED: Communications & Engagement Lead

    CLOSED: Communications & Engagement Lead

    FTE: 40 hours/week Starting date: As soon as possible Location: Belfast, London, Madrid (or a suitable home location) About the position Your role is to develop and implement compelling B2B and B2C communications and engagement activities adapted to the various audiences and stakeholder groups targeted by Foundation Earth. You will be working closely with the […]

  • VIDEO: Help us finish the job our Dad started

    VIDEO: Help us finish the job our Dad started

    Foundation Earth was Denis Lynn’s final creation. In this video, his children and grandchildren ask you to help them finish the job he started.

  • More global food giants and leading retailers join Foundation Earth as eco-labelling drive gathers pace

    More global food giants and leading retailers join Foundation Earth as eco-labelling drive gathers pace

    Global food and drink giants PepsiCo, Danone and Starbucks have teamed up with retailers Tesco, Lidl, Waitrose, Aldi and Morrisons in joining the Foundation Earth industry advisory group, as moves to issue front-of-pack environmental scores gather pace. The new additions to the group, which already includes Nestlé, Tyson, Co-op, Sainsbury’s and M&S, have signed up […]

  • Landmark Foundation Earth project launches to issue environmental scores on food products

    Landmark Foundation Earth project launches to issue environmental scores on food products

    Global food giants and a group of Europe’s leading supermarkets have teamed up with the world’s top food and environmental scientists to form a new non-profit organisation that will issue front-of-pack environmental scores on food products from this September. Foundation Earth is the brainchild of Denis Lynn, the Northern Irish food entrepreneur who tragically died in […]

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