Human activity is affecting the global climate. In 2015, the Paris Climate Accords committed countries to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius by the middle of the century. This is not enough. Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has warned of ‘inevitable and irreversible’ shifts in the global climate due to human activity. We must all act to limit the damage our everyday actions cause to the planet. So, what is The Gift of Cake doing to help protect the planet? And why is it important that we ensure you have the choice to choose eco friendly gifts? With the highest-quality British made products!
You can be confident that our environmentally friendly gifts help protect the planet. Because every process, decision and potential partner faces scrutiny. From selecting bio-degradable void fill, to working with a carbon-neutral courier. Even our cake tins are British made products manufactured by solar power!
Eco Friendly Gifts
Creating environmentally friendly gifts requires careful planning. Because every decision that a business, or a consumer makes affects the planet. Deciding to value quality over price is to champion local business. Our cake tins are made using solar power in London; Rather than imported from China. Choosing British made products over imports not only supports the economy, but also reduces our carbon footprint. Our servers are hosted by Krystal UK, who are powered by 100% renewable energy. We have previously highlighted how energy intensive website hosting is. Yet, data centres are part of modern life, and there are thousands of potential hosts to choose from. Choosing to work with Krystal isn’t the cheapest option, but the ethical choice. And another example of how choosing to support local businesses and always opting for the highest quality British made products, is how we give you the choice to choose environmentally friendly gifts.
The Power of Choice; British made products
Choice is essential in combating climate change, the choices we make every day affect the environment. The void-fill used in our packaging is 100% recyclable and another example of how we always opt for British made products when packaging our eco friendly gifts. The British consumer is becoming increasingly aware of the ethics behind the businesses they choose to buy from. And this consciousness is empowering the green revolution. From British high-street shops, to the increasing prevalence of ethical investing. The power we have as consumers in combating climate change needs to be fully realised. When you buy from us, you can be confident you’re purchasing an eco friendly gift for a friend or a loved one. That’s why our mission statement is included in every parcel we send. Because our green credentials are a priority for us; they are at the core of our business model.
Naturally, the food we eat is also an important factor. At the start of the year a government report highlighted how simple life-style changes could help combat climate change. Including more plant based alternatives in our diet and cutting down on meat & diary is a vital step in reducing our global carbon foot-print. This is why extensive development went into our Award Winning Vegan Chocolate and Pistachio Cake. Because we recognise it isn’t enough to provide a plant based alternative for the sake of it. We’re very proud of our gold award, because eco friendly gifts and plant based alternatives should never compromise on taste nor quality, and we’ve certainly proven that it is possible!