WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events – 247 news

WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events – 247 news


Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events The New York-based company won’t serve pork, poultry or red meat, and it won’t allow employees to expense meals with those meats, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Miguel McKelvey said in an email to employees on Thursday Fish will stay on the menu at the company, which was valued at $20billion in its most recent funding round McKelvey said the change means WeWork will use less water and produce less carbon dioxide as well as saving the lives of animals Share this article Share The company said employees are welcome to bring whatever food they want to work The policy is effective immediately and also applies to the company’s Summer Camp gathering in the United Kingdom in August  McKelvey wrote that WeWork could save 10,000 animals by eliminating meat at the upcoming Summer Camp event It has 6,000 employees and some 5,000 attended the event in 2017.WeWork has locations in 22 countries and a total of 75 cities, including 24 in the US  The company declined to say how much water it expects to save in 2018 or 2019 from the new policy, or how much carbon dioxide it could save in the next two years   WeWork gave longer term projections based on its estimates for future growth over five years WeWork’s meat policy may be unique, but the company is joining a group of companies that have recently looked for ways to reduce their impact on the environment  Coffee chain Starbucks, airlines including American and Alaska, and the Hilton and Hyatt hotel chains have all recently announced that they will stop using plastic straws so they produce less plastic waste  Some cities have banned the straws as well.

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