Early Bird Registration Closing Soon For
Radical Transparency - Ready or Not? 
The keynote speakers are set and sessions are taking shape for 
Radical Transparency - Ready or Not? - our Industry Forum and AGM on June 9th, 2015. Encourage your member companies to  secure their ticket now   at the special early-bird rate and learn about the opportunities and risks related to the growing market demand for business transparency. 

Online Sustainability Portal Earns Top Project of the Year Award

Provision's Online Sustainability Portal is the proud recipient of a Top Project of the Year Award in the 2015 Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards.  "Every F&B manufacturer should be aware of (the portal) and leverage it to save money and become better stewards of our environment," noted the award judges, who considered the Online Sustainability Portal to be an exemplary project.


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Partnering With GO Productivity 

Provision has teamed up with productivity experts, GO Productivity, to develop a productivity and sustainability training program specifically for food and beverage manufacturers. When ready for real world testing, the program will be offered as a pilot to one lucky manufacturer looking to benefit from improvements in their productivity and sustainability performance. 




Sustainability Unwrapped Video Launches

We set out on a simple quest to ask Canadian food and beverage manufacturers and retailers what sustainability means to them and how they carry their environmental, economic and social ideals from the shop floor to the store shelf. Hear what they had to say in our latest video.  



Now We're Five

Taking on the role of Executive Assistant, we're pleased to welcome Elaine Scott to the Provision team. An experienced administrator with a keen interest in environmental issues and food production, Elaine is excited to be contributing to Provision's mission and helping to meet the sustainability needs of the food and beverage manufacturing industry. 




Having identified Responsible Sourcing as a priority for the coming year, Provision is working with farm leaders to identity opportunities for collaboration in the creation of sustainable farm and food plans housed in Provision's portal. Stay tuned to hear more about this exciting opportunity.

The Biogas Association is reaching out to Ontario food and beverage processors and waste haulers, asking them to consider diverting their organic waste outputs to biogas facilities instead of sending it to landfill. Our latest blog entry "breaks down" this innovative option.


Our Members' Advocacy Update sent to all members in March is filled with valuable information on issues that will affect your member companies. If you didn't have a chance to share it, you can relink to it here. 
This initiative is supported by  Growing Forward 2 (GF2), a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.