Deloitte Consulting to Conduct Environmental Sustainability Study

WASHINGTON - The Grocery Manufacturers Association here and Food Products Association yesterday announced the selection of Deloitte Consulting to produce a report on practices in sustainability for the CPG industry. Deloitte will conduct an analysis of the corporate environmental landscape, assess emerging retailer expectations and identify models of success in environmental sustainability management.

WASHINGTON - The Grocery Manufacturers Association here and Food Products Association yesterday announced the selection of Deloitte Consulting to produce a report on practices in sustainability for the CPG industry. Deloitte will conduct an analysis of the corporate environmental landscape, assess emerging retailer expectations and identify models of success in environmental sustainability management. “The food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry has had a strong and long-lasting commitment to environmental preservation, and many companies have developed creative and cost-effective policies and programs that have a tremendous impact on our environment,” said Stephen Sibert, GMA/FPA senior vice president of industry affairs, in a statement. “We have asked Deloitte to capture the breadth of this activity and identify successful practices, with the goal of expanding and improving upon those activities, and encouraging other industries to adopt similar practices.”