The Responsible Cafes Stronger Together Cafe Summit is all about driving positive change in the cafe industry to increase customer engagement, reduce waste and carbon emissions, secure sustainable supply chains and drive cafe profitability. If the last year has taught us anything, we know we are stronger working together and creating collaborative impact – nearly as strong as your morning piccolo!
Our environment and natural ecosystems are under huge pressure – never before have we needed to take such urgent action. In 2020 there was a dramatic increase in the use of single-use plastic consumption due to fear around community transmission of Covid-19 and many cafes struggled to remain open for business. The goal of this summit is to inspire cafes to become small business leaders in their community and they drive environmentally sustainable and socially responsible practices, while being an economically profitable businesses. 
Working with a team of sustainability consultants, small business coaches, environmentally responsible brands and services combined with world class leading cafes, Responsible Cafes is proud to present this innovative series of online events.  



For the cost of a large coffee you and your team can register to attend our full series of Cafe Action Summits, where we will present a range of info through interactive live sessions and pre-recorded interviews, Q&A panel discussions and so much more. Join us as we invite you to:

– Listen to cafe owners to gain insight in inspiration and understand business ethics and values to drive your responsible business. 

– Investigate zero waste and circular economy thinking to inspire innovation.

– Explore Responsible Cafes Business model to maximise your productivity and profitability.

– Engage with customer to provide greater value and exceptional service

– Manage sustainable supply chains to increase social, environmental and economic impact 

To assist you on your journey you will receive the Reimagining Your Cafe Playbook, a digital booklet with lots of and practical worksheets to help you on your journey to becoming a more Responsible Cafe.



2 Feb: Online event launch – Tickets go on sale 

2 March: Let’s Come Together and Kick off our Vision

9 March: Action Summit – Reimagining your Responsible Cafe

16 March: Action Summit – Business as a Force for Good – Performance and Procurement 

23 March: Action Summit –Business as a Force for Good – People and Planet

March 30th: Action Summit – Celebrating and Sharing your Impact

Please note these dates may change if Covid-19 restrictions continue to alter and cafes are limited in their operations. 



We are eternally grateful for the support of our partners without whom we could not offer this incredibly diverse and rich series of online content. 


Our paper doesn’t grow on trees, and our plastic won’t hang around forever’.

Rolling from PlantPulp™, to start with, Planet Ecologica have created I AM NOT PAPER™ & I AM NOT PLASTIC™ brands as ‘sexy as funk’… yes funky alternatives to traditional & boring paper and plastic consumable products. Our image and products are set to attract a younger audience and the young at heart being part of the ‘post-paper/ post-plastic generation’. www.iamnotpaper.com




Our council partners are a huge support to Responsible Cafes and making this event available to cafes in their local area. View our list of over 50 council partner here or learn more about becoming a council partner and the benefits of doing so here. 

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