Ecotricity powers LEON Restaurants
Originally posted 23 November 2020
In October, LEON Restaurants joined us on our mission to end fossil fuels by switching all of their business supplies to 100% green electricity and carbon neutralised gas.
LEON are already doing some amazing things to be kinder to the planet, like saving an 86 acre plantation in Honduras with their triple certified coffee. But they go so much further than that. With a fifth of all meals eaten out of the home, the restaurant industry has a huge role to play in fighting the climate crisis and LEON are committed to a dedicated sustainability strategy. Switching to green energy supply with Ecotricity was an integral part of that process.
Ecotricity and LEON working together
We’re also working together to raise money for The Wildlife Trusts to help them with re wilding projects aligned to LEON’s ambition to support bio-diversification and sustainability.
Kirsty Saddler, Sustainability and Values Director at LEON commented...
“Being kind to the planet is an important part of our mission so we’re excited to take a step forward towards a greener LEON and partner with Ecotricity, the world’s leading green energy provider.
We know that this is a small step for the greater good and we hope to inspire other brands and our customers to join us in choosing a responsible energy provider along with reducing their energy use and so their carbon footprint.”
Dale Vince, Founder of Ecotricity said...
“It’s fantastic to be working with LEON – I love what they do. Switching from fossil fuels is one of the biggest and easiest steps anyone can take to reduce their carbon footprint – whether it’s their home or business. We also look forward to helping their customers and suppliers to take their own steps towards a zero carbon future.”
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