London, 16th October 2017: The Food & Drink Joint Industry - Industrial Decarbonisation and Energy Efficiency Action Plan was published recently, identifying actions which will promote long-term decarbonisation, energy efficiency and emissions reductions within the food and drink sector.
Dairy UK has pledged to continue its collaboration with Government and the wider food and drink sector to reduce carbon emissions and contribute to the decarbonisation of the UK by 2050 while maintaining the commercial viability of the food and drink sector.
Commenting on the publication of the action plan Dairy UK Chief Executive Judith Bryans said; “The dairy industry takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously, and so the publication of the action plan is very welcome. We look forward to continuing to work with both the government and our members to help deliver a sustainable future for the UK dairy industry.”
Published alongside The Clean Growth Strategy, The Action Plan builds on the cooperation between industry and governments and the publication of the Food and Drink Sector – Industrial Decarbonisation and Energy Efficiency Roadmap to 2050.
By identifying commitments, this action plan sets the direction for future collaboration between government and industry that will enable the food & drink sector to decarbonize and improve its energy efficiency. The Action Plan will also assist the dairy sector in meeting the ambitious energy efficiency and emissions reductions targets set out in the Dairy Roadmap for 2020 and 2025 and will provide the basis for longer-term improvements.