Author Bio

Benjamin Lephilibert

Managing Director LightBlue Environmental Consulting

Benjamin Lephilibert is the founder of LightBlue Environmental Consulting, a regional auditing, capacity building and consulting firm supporting organizations willing to improve profitability and minimize their social and environmental footprint. He has worked across Asia with various prestigious partners from the private sector (Hilton, Accor, ClubMed), governmental agencies (TCEB) as well as from International Organizations (UNILO, EU, WWF). Benjamin has been a pioneer on the topic of food waste prevention. With his team he has developed The PLEDGE on Food Waste, one of the most comprehensive standards to date, integrating implementation of a food waste monitoring system, online data tracking, behavioral change, and revision of SOPs at critical food waste generation points. Benjamin is also an international guest speaker, guest lecturer, a judge for International Sustainability Awards and an active member of several sustainable tourism working groups (GSTC).

Articles by Benjamin Lephilibert (1)

The future of hotel food waste

Food waste has reached epic proportions. It is not just costly but also represents a dramatic environmental impact, too. Astonishingly, Benjamin Lephilibert cites a UN study that calculated that if food waste was measured as we measure entire countries' footprints, it would ...