CEF strengthens sustainability and social value with new appointments

Social value

CEF has strengthened its commitment to sustainability and social value by adding two senior appointments to its team.

Paul Thomas joins CEF as Head of Environmental Sustainability, reporting to Connor Dalton, Director of ESG and Sustainability. Paul will lead, coordinate and implement the environmental goals of CEF’s sustainability strategy across its UK sites. He will also be responsible for environmental topics including CEF’s commitment to become carbon net zero by 2040.

Paul says, “I am looking forward to implementing real world environmental improvements to this exciting company to help make us a world-class sustainability leader within our industry.”

Paul will be working in close partnership with fellow new appointee Nathalie Ritchie in her role as Head of Sustainable Supply Chain.

Working in partnership with CEF’s procurement and category management teams, Nathalie will support the business to develop and deliver an ambitious sustainable supply chain strategy that ensures compliance with legislation, industry standards and growing customer requirements.

Nathalie will be responsible for the co-ordination of CEF’s EcoVadis supply chain programme as well as social topics such as human rights, modern slavery and factory working conditions.

Nathalie says, “I am truly excited about this new challenge and the opportunity to make a significant and positive impact.”

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