Coolfood impact

Together with over 80 global institutions, organizations, and businesses, we help serve billions of plates of delicious sustainable food every year. Here’s how we’ve helped some of our members, collaborators and partners reduce their food-related greenhouse gas emissions and encourage the uptake of more plant-rich food.

Becoming a sustainable burger chain, MAX Burgers’ Coolfood quest

When it comes to progress, MAX Burgers has been able to reduce its emissions per 1,000 calories by 28.2% since joining Coolfood. Their membership is part of their broader vision to be the most sustainable burger chain. If you want to know how they pulled it off, then keep reading on!

Tanja Dolphin talks about Ikea’s journey with Coolfood 

Did you know that Ikea is the world’s 6th largest food chain? Learn from Ikea’s Strategic Topic Lead for Healthy and Sustainable Living how Ikea has prioritized enhancing communication skills to reshape consumers’ attitudes and perceptions towards plant-based foods. Tanja describes how WRI’s Playbook and training helped her team progress beyond a ‘vegan’ option, to a more plant-rich menu.

Sodexo’s key role in driving a plant-forward culture in large food service operations

Sodexo has a long history of innovating in the catering industry and has been a long-time collaborator with WRI and Coolfood. They have focused on initiatives like delivering a healthier more sustainable offering in schools and rolling out a ‘Blended’ burger to curb GHG emissions.  Read about the four key ways they have aligned their work with Coolfood to drive greater sustainability.

The city of Milan at the forefront of driving change

Filippo Gavezzeni, Head of Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Secretariat, discusses the purchasing power of cities in shifting food culture and reducing emissions. So far they have achieved 42% reductions in their carbon footprint through their eco procurement strategies and are working to bring more cities along with them.