Zero Carbon Forum

Reducing carbon to Net Zero, together at pace. Improving sustainability for 35,000+ pubs, bars, restaurants and hotels, representing one third of UK hospitality.

Step 1: Measure

Credible climate action starts with a carbon footprint.

Step 2: Plan

Climate Action Plan contains 190 actions. Benchmarks show your progress vs peers.

Step 3: Reduce

Reduce carbon to reduce costs, improve resilience and enhance brand.

Step 4: Comply

Know what and how you’re required to report against changing mandatory & voluntary legislation.

Credible climate action starts with a carbon footprint

  • Visualise & drill down to brand, site, supplier or ingredient-level emissions
  • Customise what data your team sees using “role based” views
  • Identify key emission quick wins and reduction actions
  • AI-driven data ingestion for accurate and actionable carbon emission reporting

Climate Action Plan

  • 190+ Actions across 9 areas of the business compiled by climate experts and the actions taken by other operators in the industry
  • Prioritise action based on outcome: Reduce cost, improve resilience or enhance brand
  • Benchmarks show progress against industry peers against Net Zero Targets

Access best practice & drive system change

  • Collaborate to accelerate progress working together towards net zero with regular meetings in-person & online
  • Carbon experts and coaches help you design plans and take action to reduce carbon and costs
  • Software tools designed for the industry so you don’t waste money on expensive consultants
  • Energy Analytics to cut carbon and cut costs to recover lost profits

Keep up with changing legislation

  • Requirements are changing as the world begins to understand the urgency behind climate change
  • Demonstrate progress by understanding where and how you’re required to report
  • Avoid expensive consultancy that is disconnected from your emissions reporting and carbon reduction plans
  • All Frameworks covered including: TCFD, SBTi, SECR, B-Corp, and more

Pubs, bars, restaurants & hotels
UK Hospitality works with Zero Carbon Forum
8 million
Tonnes of CO2 under management
£1.7 million
Reduced costs from reducing carbon
Engaging our teams to minimise energy waste is key to reach zero direct carbon emissions by 2030. Teams see the part they can play through their daily practices by highlighting the carbon impact of achieving their best ever usage every day & night.
Nicola Pierce, Head of Sustainability, Burger King
The software is fantastic! We can monitor our full carbon footprint – and focus on taking action toward reaching our climate targets.
Steve Packer, CFO, Pizza Hut Restaurants
We’re on track to save 1,000 tonnes of carbon this year across our restaurants through our teams taking action every day to minimise their energy use.
Claire Hussey, Head of Operations, Fridays
Zero Carbon gives us accurate measurements to track our food & drink carbon emissions. The best provider for hospitality operators.
Thomas Elliot, CEO, Pizza Pilgrims

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