Cardiff Met first in Wales
to be awarded Silver rating with the Sustainable Restaurant Association
at Cardiff Metropolitan University was awarded a silver rating for
their business practices, by the Restaurant Association in June 2016. They were the first in
Wales to win such an accolade.
Sustainable Restaurant Association "commends Cardiff Metropolitan University on
its sustainability initiatives and commitment to ethical best practices. The
areas in which it performed well in the SRA Sustainability Rating should be
promoted to inspire other UK universities and to showcase the work that Cardiff
Met has put into making itself a sustainable university."
We have built upon this with our Gold submission - June 2017.
The annual review of our Sustainable Food Policy has been completed.
SRA - Food made good report 2016
Cardiff Metropolitan University we are passionate about Fairtrade and have been
supporting and selling Fairtrade products since 2003. In 2007 the University
obtained Fairtrade status and continues to support activity to support Fair
Cardiff Metropolitan University use locally sourced food wherever possible and 65% of our suppliers are within 40 miles of the University. We follow a strict food policy which ensures ethical, sustainable procurement of all food.
The Atrium café,
The Bench café and the gallery all serve 100% coffee is sourced from Rainforest
Alliance Certified farms which mean that the farms and people this coffee comes
from are carefully supported and sustained. So
you can be confident that whenever you drink a Coffee on site you’re helping to
support coffee growers and their communities.