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Module 1

Become intimate with the pledge

We will cover the following essential aspects: philosophy of the system, its structure, beneficiaries, online compliance platform, detailed review of the 95 criteria articulated around 7 key pillars, guidelines, auditor's expectations and support tools and templates made available.

Module 2

Accompany your customers

1. Train: Reviewing how to prepare and run the kick-off workshop, what material you should use, how do you execute and what should be the expected outcome.

2. Accompany: Guiding them during the journey, in particular the "Mid-term compliance check" (to assess advancement, advising and setting the deadline for the project), the final mock-audit, and what tool you should use for each step

3. Communicate: Learning how to work with the MarCom team (and culinary team) before and after the audit results are out. Reviewing of the toolbox, of existing touchpoints, and design of the Action Plan.

Module 3

Develop your market and grow the pledgers' community

Direct Sales:

  • Define your market and targets, based on your existing network

  • Promote the benefits of The PLEDGE and the value of your consulting support

  • Adapt your selling techniques to individual targets to increase your sales rate

  • Appropriate our commercial tools

Soft Tools:

  • Build new fruitful partnerships with the local ecosystem of food waste solution providers

  • Leverage on the possible bridges with Universities and Academics

  • Share knowledge and resources through useful content marketing that you will share on social media

Reading/ Video Material

Why is Food Waste even a Problem

In this  environmental video essay, we look at the problem of food waste.

"Food Waste causes Climate Change. Here's how we stop it.", Our Climate Change, 27 March 2020

Just Eat It


Documentary about Food waste.

"Delicious Entertainment - you'll never look at your fridge the same way again"

"Just Eat It", Peg Leg Films, 2019

The Story of Stuff


A 20-minute look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.

"The Story of Stuff", The Story of Stuff Project, 22 April 2009

What a Waste


This video features insights from Malcolm Preston, Global Sustainability Leader at PWC.

"What a Waste", WBCSD, 2020

What's on Your Plate

How can we best meet every earth citizens need for healthy food facing our limited recources? Watch the documentary here.

"10 Billions - What's on your Plate?", imdb, 16 April 2015


From seed to mug, coffee and the process by which it is created, has shaped the lives of thousands of individuals worldwide.

"Caffeinated", filmbuff, 2015

Food and the

Circular Economy

Changing our food system is one of the most impactful things we can do to address climate change.

"Food and the Circular Economy", Ellen Macarthur Foundation, 2017

Challenges and Trends of quantifying Food Loss and Waste

Understanding the concept of food loss and waste is straightforward

"Briefing Note: Product loss and resource efficiency - challenges and trends of quantifying food loss and waste", WBCSD, 2020

Food Waste Trends Survey 2019

We need to talk about...

Citizens behaviours, attitudes and awareness around food waste.

"Food Waste Trends Survey 2019", WRAP, 24 January 2020

The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste

Analysis of the financial impacts of food loss and waste reduction efforts conducted by a country, a city and numerous companies.

"The business case for reducing food loss and waste", WBCSD, 2020

Before the Plate

A documentary about the questions, the stories and the people behind where our food comes from and how it gets to our plate.

"The Film Before The Plate", Dylan Sher & Sagi Kahane-Rapport, 2020

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

An entertaining documentary that takes you around the world, showing the tons of food that gets thrown away.

"Wasted! The Story of Food Waste", Amazon, 2017

The Science of Persuasion


This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effective.

"The Science of Persuasion", influenceatwork, 26 November 2012

Reducing Food Loss and Waste


This paper talks about the amount of loss and waste, approaches for reducing it, and recommends how to move forward on this issue. 

"Reducing Food Loss and Waste", WRI, 2013

Overcoming Resistance to the Measurement of FLW

This FLW Standard facilitates the quantification of FLW and encourages consistency and transparency in the reported data.

"Overcoming Resistance to the Measurement of FLW", Food Loss + Waste Protocol, December 2019

Meet your fellow participants:

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Wyatt Ball


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Elizabeth Yorke

Edible Issues

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Christine Effendy

AMC Consult

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Marion Merveilleux du Vignaux

Travel Etc

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Aline van der Meulen



Chris Jones


Why they want to become Accredited Consultants:

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