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Welcome and thank you for taking part in our survey

We're interested in learning about your business sustainability challenges and priorities. Our intention is to identify where and how we can support you, and our members, with your sustainability goals.

In partnership with FuturePlanet, we have created this short questionnaire that should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. 

On completion you will be entered into our prize draw to win:
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* 1. Please leave your details below to be entered into the prize draw. Your personal details will not be shared.

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* 4. Please rank your top 5 motivators for improving sustainability

  1 (Most important) 2 3 4 5
Personal beliefs
Brand reputation
Building future resilience
Business strategy
Customer demand
Employee retention / talent acquisition
Improved financial performance
Investor requirement
It is the right thing to do
Pressure from suppliers
Regulatory compliance and risk
To gain competitive advantage

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* 5. Please rank the top 5 climate changes that might impact your business

  1 (Most important) 2 3 4 5
Cost of goods increase
Flooding from rain
Food shortages
Global warming going above 1.5 degrees
Heatwaves or drought
Lack of manufacturing resources
Loss of fresh water habitats
Loss of biodiversity
Rising sea levels
Sourcing new local suppliers

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* 6. Please rank the top 5 regulatory impacts on your business

  1 (Most important) 2 3 4 5
Ban on single use plastics
Chemicals strategy
Deposit Return Schemes
Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)
Environment Act 2021
Extended producer responsibility for packaging
Plastic packaging tax
Review of the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988
UK Green Taxonomy
UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS)
None of these impact my business

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* 7. Which of the statements below apply to your sustainability strategy?

  Yes No Somewhat
Sustainability was core to the business proposition when we launched
We have a sustainability strategy with clear focused priorities
We set targets for our goals and initiatives
Employees key performance indicators contribute to the sustainability targets
We have dedicated roles for sustainability
There is budget allocated for implementation of any initiatives
Implemented a sustainable purchasing policy

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* 8. Please tick which standards, assessments or certifications you have used?

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* 9. Which of the following apply to your CO2 emissions and business carbon reduction targets

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* 10. How do you engage with your customers on sustainability?

  Yes No Somewhat
On the attributes of our products or services
We provide information about our attributes on packaging
We pass sustainability costs on to our customers
We charge a higher price for our products/services due to our strong sustainability credentials

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* 11. How has sustainability influenced your business, packaging and product innovation?

  Yes No Somewhat
We have changed product designs, or dropped ranges, to manage sustainability-related impacts
We are shifting from product-sales model to product as a service model
We offer one or more dedicated 'sustainable brands'
We have implemented clear sustainable packaging priorities
We are certified for sustainability practices
We are continuing without change

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* 12. Please tell us what your sustainability priorities are for the next 12 months?

  Yes No Somewhat
Carbon offsetting
Implementing or improving science based targets
Implementing energy efficient measures
Measuring and reducing Scope 3 carbon emissions
Replacing non-renewable energy sources with renewable sources
Producing renewable energy
Reducing plastics and harmful materials for packaging
Reducing food waste
Reducing business waste generation
Reducing business water consumption
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions (CO2, Methane, Nitrous Oxide, etc)
Changing to sustainable product materials
Regenerative agriculture
Promoting biodiversity

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* 13. What are your supply chain priorities for the next 12 months?

  Yes No Somewhat
Developing deeper relations with the communities
Understanding the provenance of materials and resources
Diversity, equality and inclusion
Reviewing suppliers to reduce carbon footprint
Environmental and social justice
Equitable pay
Human rights (modern slavery, child labour, human trafficking, etc)
Ensuring consistency in logistics and transport
Sustainable purchasing
Worker health and safety
Investing in community development activities in the markets you source from
Managing costs

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* 14. Which of the following are preventing you from implementing your sustainability plan? (Select all that apply)

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* 15. Which of the following apply to your people and company culture

  Yes No Somewhat
Employees feel empowered to take action in making a positive impact
Employees receive training on how to integrate sustainability practices into their work
Employees understand how sustainability efforts align with overall business strategy
It is part of our employees KPIs
Sustainability is part of our culture

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* 16. GS1 UK and FuturePlanet are collaborating to support GS1 UK members to embed sustainability. What would you find valuable in supporting you on your journey? Tick all that apply

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* 17. Would you be interested in any of the following?

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Be part of our Powering Sustainability journey
Sharing more on your perspective and business needs on a 30 minute call
Receiving email updates with insight and opportunities to receive support
Receive the insights from this research
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