SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE 

Sustainability should be integrated seamlessly into our business ways of working and it is the responsibility of our Senior Management Team to implement our sustainability goals, ensure the whole team is on board, to ensure requirements are being met and to measure our impact in real terms. In particular, we will:     

Create an ever evolving pledge that is realistic and democratically and inclusively defined by all members of our team. We are only able to achieve good things as a team

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Contribute and allocate 10% of our management resources each week to our sustainability goals – this includes meeting time, reading time, checking and monitoring and recording our sustainability goals

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Reduce our plastic consumption and waste by implementing our goals, be more conscientious with our recycling and waste management and cutting out the use of excess and single use packaging

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Control and measure kitchen waste and find ways of making use of or composting

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Set targets for reducing our water, waste and energy consumption and to define our carbon footprint through careful auditing measures so we can decide how we can start to offset that cost

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Reduce energy usage and research more efficient heating and lighting methods and low energy appliances

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Serve alcohol responsibly, to look out for signs of alcoholism in our regular clients and make available help where applicable. To be strong enough to say no, when people have had enough

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Make every effort possible to buy produce from the nearest source possible to reduce our carbon footprint and contribute to our local economy

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Plan how we can grow and sustain our own produce in the summer months, work with more seasonal ingredients and reduce the amount of meat in our menus

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Consider the impact of parties and live music events on our immediate environment and temper the impact when needed, without argument nor discussion

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Create a management tool; “Sustainability KPIs” to measure and record impactful areas of our operations with a view to reducing these impacts. These KPIs should be monitored monthly 

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Hold an annual review of this policy

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Reduce the need to travel by carefully planning logistics and offset travel where this is not possible

La Terrasse Team

We are committed to improving how we operate and are continually working towards reducing our footprint. You can read more on our of sustainability journey and the measures we have taken so far here.