● Foodprint Group, a hospitality and food industry company, has developed an innovative app to fight waste and global warming in the food and hospitality sectors
● Award-winning solution underscores that Mendix’s enterprise low-code platform is a driving force for harnessing digital innovation, while positively impacting the world
BOSTON, October 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mendixa Siemens company and world leader in the development of modern enterprise applications, announced that food footprint Band recently won a Calculable Award in the category of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. The honors were extended at the annual Computable Awards, which recognize excellence in technology companies, projects and individuals. Both the expert jury and the public voted for the US-based project, making Foodprint a convincing winner.
Foodprint Group enables businesses in the foodservice and hospitality industries to track, measure and reduce waste and carbon emissions. To provide this functionality, the company created a mobile waste counter and web-based zero waste performance management tools using the Mendix low code Platform.
The Computable Awards are considered one of the most important computing awards in the world. Europe, because the readership of the Computable Platform consists primarily of IT industry decision makers. The winners of the awards are determined by a weighted vote, divided equally between a professional jury and the combined votes of the public. For the Sustainability and CSR category, Computable nominated ten nominees who help make the world a better place through their digital solutions.
Foodprint won the award by using Mendix’s technology and the market-leading enterprise low-code platform to develop several applications, including Foodprint Trax and Foodprint Scorecard, to monitor CO2 usage and recycling and reuse. waste in the hospitality industry. Foodprint also created a customer dashboard for real-time reporting and data visualization, as well as a virtual onboarding tool for new customers working remotely. With these solutions, Foodprint enables its customers to achieve a triple bottom line: cost reduction, greenhouse gas savings and public health benefits.
“We are extremely proud and honored to have our innovation recognized by Computable’s jury and readership for making a meaningful and lasting difference in our industry,” said Christina Grace, co-founder and CEO of Foodprint Group. “The award is also an incentive to bring the Foodprint Trax app to more hotels and restaurants to increase our impact in the fight against food waste and global warming.”
Have a global impact
The issue Foodprint is addressing has significant implications. The world waste around 1.4 billion tonnes of food every year and that’s just one of the many waste streams that Foodprint tackles. More than 80% of this wasted food ends up in landfills or is incinerated. Foodprint’s suite of digital solutions helps hospitality businesses reduce such waste, improve recycling, meet regulatory requirements, and make smarter, data-driven purchasing and inventory decisions .
Foodprint has deployed its Mendix-built suite of apps to customers in 21 countries, including the United States, CanadaUK, Mexico, China, Vietnam, Philippinesthe United Arab Emirates and Malaysia and expects to have additional customer deployments.
Tim SrockCEO of Mendix, said, “We congratulate Foodprint for winning this award in a category that is close to our hearts. Enabling our community to build creative solutions on our low-code platform – ones that have a positive impact on global sustainability and making the world a better place – is our ultimate goal.The Mendix platform is optimized to create cutting-edge innovative applications that solve today’s most important societal and business challenges.
Low-Code for Good Program
The Computable Award honors for Foodprint come on the heels of Mendix’s recently launched Low-Code for Good program. Mendix’s goal is to make the world a better place by creating equal opportunities for all. The Low-Code for Good initiative aims to empower non-technical and technical people of all backgrounds to create innovative digital solutions using the power and speed provided by the low-code platform of Mendix company. Foodprint’s award-winning solution delivers just that and shows how the power of low-code can help achieve this goal.
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