Speakers announced for ‘Sustainability - Leading the Way in Hospitality and Foodservice’

By Berenice, Thursday 29 September 2022

The UK has a legislated commitment for businesses to be net zero by 2050. With sustainability and responsible business at the heart of the UK foodservice and hospitality sector Arena’s next event will explore how businesses and individuals are developing their ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) strategy that accelerates their journey to becoming more sustainable.

Taking place on Monday 7 November 2022 at Revolve Restaurant within the new development of 100 Liverpool Street – British Land’s first carbon neutral building – the event brings together a panel of amazing speakers who are implementing change and leading the way in sustainable ways of operating.

Our Speakers:

We are delighted to welcome:

  • Will Beckett, Founder and CEO, Hawksmoor,
  • Mike Hanson, Director of Sustainable Business, WSH
  • Pete Statham, Head of Sustainability and Government Relations, Sysco GB
  • Shereen Ritchie, Former UK Managing Director LEON and now Chief Operating Officer, Sprout 

who will take part in a thought-provoking and highly inspirational panel discussion hosted by Mark Chapman, CEO and Founder, Zero Carbon Forum.  

Topics for discussion include:

  • How businesses are leading the way in sustainable ways of operating
  • The key challenges the sector is experiencing when it comes to sustainability
  • The importance of keeping sustainability on the agenda despite the pressure of inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, 
  • How can companies achieve transparent and credible progress and how are sustainability initiatives being measured
  • the importance of collaboration between suppliers and operators to improve sustainability agendas 
  • the importance of engaging teams and customers

plus much more.

Why Attend?

Customers, employees, communities and society expect businesses to take action – and they will buy from the companies that do.  If you work in this sector, either as a supplier or operator, you will learn how you can collaborate with your peers and customers and gain new business whilst at the same time implementing change to achieve net zero.

Starting at midday, the event also includes a drinks and canapé reception, three-course lunch with wine and plenty of opportunity for networking.


Alternatively, please contact Lorraine Wood by email or on 07803 853618 if you would like to attend.