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tescoplc Hilary Kinney
Hilary Kinney is a student at West Virginia University in the United States. She has played an integral role in the project WVFOODLINK, a resource mapping emergency food assistance locations in WV by utilizing social science and geospatial research. Beyond WVFOODLINK, Hilary has conducted research related to the feasibility of implementing county-wide food recovery systems. She will be starting her university’s chapter of the Food Recovery Network this fall. Hilary is looking forward to mobilizing students to discuss and combat food waste and food security in her state.
tescoplc TESCO
Tesco is a global multichannel retailer operating in 12 markets across Asia and Europe. They employ over 500,000 colleagues, work with suppliers in over 70 countries and serve millions of customers each week in store and online. In October 2013,  Tesco launched the 11th edition programme for Schools education in Poland. In 2014, the programme is dedicated to the problem of food waste. Over 6,000 school children from across the country took part, learning about food waste and finding ways to tackle it. As part of the project, Tesco worked with the Federation of Polish Food Banks to organise a film competition called "A talent not to waste". After learning about responsible food management the school children were asked to make a two-minute film which encourages others not to waste food.
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ERS-Logo-01z Environmental Relief Service
Environmental Relief Service is  dedicated to the pioneer development of individuals, teamwork and Organizations. It is currently working in two districts of Punjab Province of Pakistan. It has successfully implemented about 3 projects in Punjab province since its inception in support of its target groups in the areas of Environment, education, Humanitarian Aid, capacity building, Water Sanitation and Hygiene,  Climate Change and physical infrastructure development.
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Nadeet-Logo-NEWi The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET)
The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) is a Namibian non-governmental organisation whose mission is to protect the natural environment of Namibia by educating its citizens to practise a sustainable lifestyle.
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john-supporteri Jonathan Bloom
Jonathan Bloom is a journalist and food waste expert who wrote the book American Wasteland and created the blog Wasted Food. Jonathan has spoken on food waste from South Bend to Santiago to Singapore. He also consults on food waste reduction, most recently working with the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, General Mills and several startups. For the 2012-13 school year, he was the O.V.W. Hawkins Expert-in-Residence at Bucknell University. A Boston native, Jonathan now lives in Durham, North Carolina, with his wife, two sons and many, many containers for leftovers.is a journalist and food waste expert who wrote the book American Wasteland and created the blog Wasted Food. Jonathan has spoken on food waste from South Bend to Santiago to Singapore. He also consults on food waste reduction, most recently working with the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, General Mills and several startups. For the 2012-13 school year, he was the O.V.W. Hawkins Expert-in-Residence at Bucknell University. A Boston native, Jonathan now lives in Durham, North Carolina, with his wife, two sons and many, many containers for leftovers.
AboutHarvest About Harvest
About Harvest LLC is a for profit social enterprise, using media in formats dedicated to informing, educating and celebrating agricultural history, development, and food. Valued media source for stories about the science, history and relevance of agricultural crops grown and harvested around the world. Additional details can be found at.
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Prof. Andrea Segrè
Prof. Andrea Segrè - Head of the Department of Agro Food Sciences of the University of Bologna, President of Last Minute Market, an academic spin off aims to reduce and prevent food waste. In 2010, he founded and launched a campaign "A year against food waste", at the European Parliament the Joint Declaration against Food waste that led to the EP Resolution to reduce food waste. Prof. Andrea Segrè is a supporter of Think Eat Save and he plans to contribute in raising awareness and sharing information on field knowledge.
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Food Recovery Network
The Food Recovery Network unites students at colleges and universities across America to fight food waste and hunger by recovering surplus perishable food from their college campuses and surrounding communities that would otherwise go to waste and donating it to people in need. Founded in September of 2011, it has since expanded to reach 23 college campuses and recovered over 160,000 pounds (72.75 metric tons) of food that would otherwise have been wasted. During that time, the organization has been covered by MSNBC, ABC, LA Times, and the Washington Post, as well as being recognized by Guidestar as one of the top student-run nonprofits of 2012. Over the next few years, the Food Recovery Network hopes to expand to hundreds of colleges, recovering 10 million pounds of food by 2017 and changing the face of food recovery.
Gregory McNamee
Gregory McNamee is a writer, journalist, editor, photographer, and publisher. He is a consultant, contributor, and contributing editor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica and its blog.  Other than being a research associate at the University of Arizona and a lecturer in the Economics Department of the Eller College of Management,  McNamee also gives courses and talks on writing on environmental issues. He is a support of the Think.Eat.Save - Reduce your Foodprint and has been providing articles and blogs through his own blog. http://www.britannica.com/blogs/author/gmcnamee/
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James Blueweiss
James Blueweiss is a media and entertainment business development professional and is supporting UNEP's work by identifying strategic alliances and partnerships with brands, media and talent in the USA on behalf of Think Eat Save . He founded Kismet Media Group in 2005 and has worked with CBS Television, Group W Productions, Carolco Television, and Orbis Communications to package, market, and launch lifestyle programming that includes Martha Stewart Living TV, Bob Vila’s Home Again, Better Homes & Gardens TV and Ron Hazelton’s HouseCalls. Jim's current roster includes building the brands and media profiles of culinary nutritionist Stefanie Sacks , the real estate & design team of ZackSosne and Lindsay Joyce of 3F Living , and entertainment producers Landmark Media Productions.
Slow Food
Slow Food is a global grassroots organization that envisions a world in which all people can access and enjoy food that is good for them, good for those who grow it and good for the planet. A non-profit member-supported association, Slow Food was founded in 1989 to counter the rise of fast food and fast life, the disappearance of local food traditions, and to encourage people to be aware about the food they eat, where it comes from, how it tastes and how our food choices affect the rest of the world. Slow Food believes that everyone has a fundamental right to the pleasure of good food and consequently the responsibility to protect the heritage of food, tradition and culture that make this pleasure possible.
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Salt Studios
Salt
is a brand communications and creative services studio. Based out of Delhi NCR, Salt brings together a team of 40 creative professionals equipped with state-of-the-art machinery. Salt Studios designed information material in support of the World Environment day 2013 and the Think.Eat.save campaign.
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Annakshetra – Food Waste Management for Sustainability
Annakshetra is an initiative funded and implemented by the Centre for Development Communication (CDC), Jaipur to help minimize food wastage by effective channelization of the excess food in weddings, parties, restaurants and temples. Since its inception in 2010, more than 75,500 people have benefited from the program and over half a million meals have been served.
Go Eco No Ego
Founded in one of the most beautiful Mediterranean Islands; Cyprus, Go Eco No Ego is a movement for green lovers who want to take actions, Members ranges from university lecturers to students, businessmen to employees, gathered with the aim to start the environmental activities practically, as well as theoretically by means of workshops, seminars and training.So far Go Eco No Ego mainly focused on: Green Solutions instead of Plastic, Energy solutions especially in powerhouses, hotels and etc., reducing ecological footprint, activities for individuals in practice to waste less food, attending fairs and exhibitions in benefit of environmental activities and Eco Tourism solutions.
La Mesa Española
La Mesa Española is the first authentic Spanish restaurant in Nairobi. It offers a variety of Spanish cuisine that includes tapas, small typical bytes from that country, as well as paella, Spanish omelette, gazpacho and selection of Spanish sausages. The restaurant offers the possibility of packing food to take away but also serves small bites (tapas) that allow customers to eat only what they can finish. The philosophy behind it is to avoid any kind of waste. The Chef and his team came up with creative ways to re use food that in other way could be thrown away. The provides creative dishes such as potato skin with soy but also different creams that allow to use vegetables even when they are almost "spoilt".
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SecondBite
SecondBite is committed to making a positive difference to people by identifying sources of nutritious surplus fresh food and produce that would otherwise go to waste and facilitating its safe and timely distribution to agencies and people in need. In 2012, SecondBite collected 3 million kgs of fresh food that might otherwise have gone to waste. With the generous support of over 600 volunteers, enough food to provide 6 million hearty meals was provided to over 500 community food programs across Australia.
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Operation Empty Plate: an environmentally friendly campaign initiated on Earth Day
Mr.Xu Zhijun displayed a picture of his clean lunch plate on his Weibo (Twitter-like service in China) account, and called on his followers to follow his example by eating all of their meals and stopping food waste. The campaign became an instant success across the nation. On Earth Day 2013, the campaign, supported by the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP), is calling on all internet users to take part in Empty Plate Operation 1+2. This new phase aims for a multiplying effect by asking people to post pictures of their empty plates and copy (via @) two of their friends or acquaintances who need to be prompted to clean their own plates.
Dinner Lady
Dinner Lady writes the blog Four and a half bellies, which was shortlisted for the Blog category of the Observer Ethical Awards 2012. The blog charts how she tries to reduce costs and waste in the kitchen and promote a healthy, delicious and, where possible, more ethical weekly menu to her growing family. Light hearted but informative articles, which link to menu planners, recipes, a waste journal, money saving/waste reducing tips, an anti food waste challenge and lots more, tell the story as she tries to find out the ‘facts’ behind some of the assumptions we make about what makes family food healthy and ethical.
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Food Tank
Food Tank: The Food Think Tank is for the 7 billion people who have to eat every day. We will offer solutions and environmentally sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty by creating a network of connections and information for us to consume and share.Food Tank is for farmers and producers, policy makers and government leaders, researchers and scientists, academics and journalists, and the funding and donor communities to collaborate on providing sustainable solutions for our most pressing environmental and social problems.
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Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN
Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN is a Culinary Nutritionist who works hands-on with individuals and groups in transition to a healthier way of eating as a food counselor, nutrition educator and chef instructor. She has been studying food and healing for 25 years, has her Masters of Science in nutrition from Columbia University, is a Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Dietitian Nutritionist and is a graduate of The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. In 1999 she launched her private practice working one on one to help prevent illness and restore health through personalized nutrition therapy and culinary guidance.
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Stéphanie Calafat
Stéphanie Calafat (Montpellier) joined Chr. Hansen in 2013 as a member of the R&D team. Before, during her master's thesis, she worked for the regional department of the French ministry of Agriculture called DRIAAF. There, she found out solutions to prevent, quantify and valorize food waste. Through her study, she gained an in-depth knowledge on waste in mass catering and had the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of actors. Mrs.Calafat received a Master’s in Agromomy in 2012 from AgroParisTech and specialized in nutrition. She also graduated from Chimie ParisTech with a Master’s degree in Chemistry in 2012. Mrs.Calafat is a young chemist and food scientist, passionate about food and strongly committed in finding new solutions to curb food waste.
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Danielle Nierenberg
Danielle Nierenberg is an expert on sustainable agriculture and food issues. She recently spent two years traveling to more than 35 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America meeting with farmers and farmers’ groups, scientists and researchers, policymakers and government leaders, students and academics, and journalists collecting their thoughts on what’s working to help alleviate hunger and poverty, while also protecting the environment. She has spoken at major conferences and events all over the world and her knowledge of global agriculture issues has been cited widely in more than 3,000 major publications including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the International Herald Tribune, The Washington Post, BBC, the Guardian (UK), and other major publications. She also worked for two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic.
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Sarah Daly
Sarah Daly of mygreeneye is a Strategic Sustainability Consultant who works with a wide variety of organisations to develop an holistic approach to adaptation in a resource-constrained world. With a marketing background, Sarah is adept at positioning the strategy and communications to support the brand with a focus on sustainable competitive advantage.
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Best Foot Forward
Best Foot Forward took its early steps providing innovative footprint tools primarily in carbon, water and waste. They are now taking giant strides with a more strategic approach, backed with even more clever tools, to mitigate portfolio and organisational impacts for some of the biggest global brands.
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Go.Asia
Go.Asia is a charitable initiative that aims to improve society through collective and individual efforts. Through the Go.Asia online platform we hope to connect and unite netizens across Asia, bringing action to ideas of change for the better.  We hope to inspire and be inspired by charity groups, celebrities, the ordinary person and their extraordinary stories. Go.Asia brings global campaign to Asia, like the Food Revolution Day (in May), the World Environmental Day (in June) and the Nelson Mandela International Day (in July).
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