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Hawksmoor: Crafting a Sustainable Future in Fine Dining

Hawksmoor: Crafting a Sustainable Future in Fine Dining

Hawksmoor: Crafting a Sustainable Future in Fine Dining

We've been heavily involved with the Sustainable Restaurant Association since about 12 years ago... It's a really important area for us to be stepping up the work in." - Ellie Besley-Gould, Head of Purpose, Hawksmoor.

A Pioneering Commitment to Sustainability

Ellie Besley-Gould introduces Hawksmoor's dedication to sustainability. Amid the growing climate crisis, Hawksmoor aims to lead by example, setting a net zero target by 2030, leveraging carbon accounting and sustainability practices to pave their way forward.

Operational Excellence for Net Zero

How is Hawksmoor leading in sustainability within the hospitality sector?
"We're a small restaurant group with restaurants in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, and recently New York. We've been heavily involved with the Sustainable Restaurant Association since about 12 years ago... It's a really important area for us to be stepping up the work in, looking at how we can inspire change."

What specific sustainability measures is Hawksmoor focusing on?
"We've looked at every part of our day-to-day operations to see how we can go further... focusing on energy, we're focusing on waste, we're focusing on water, and looking at how we can bring those numbers down."

Engagement: The Heart of Hawksmoor's Sustainability Efforts

How does Hawksmoor engage its staff in its sustainability journey?
"Every person that starts here has a two-day intensive induction. People are very interested in the sustainability angle, and for some people, they even said it's the reason they've come."

What impact do you hope Hawksmoor’s sustainability efforts will have?
"I've been astounded by not only how much impact we can have as a business but also the way that it sort of inspires others to do a lot. So simple, it could save money, and it makes a huge difference. The power of business to have an impact for good is amazing."

The Broader Impact of Hawksmoor's Sustainability Mission

Ellie Besley-Gould reflects on the profound impact businesses like Hawksmoor can have on promoting sustainability and inspiring action. This journey underlines the power of implementing net zero strategies and the role of businesses in leading by example within the hospitality industry.

Join Hawksmoor in Their Journey Towards a Greener Future

Hawksmoor invites you to partake in their quest for sustainability. Discover how operational changes and dedication to climate action can result in significant environmental and business benefits. For insights into Hawksmoor's sustainability initiatives, contact Net Zero Now.

Supported by Net Zero Now, Hawksmoor is setting new standards in the hospitality industry, demonstrating that a commitment to the environment goes hand in hand with quality and excellence in fine dining.