“Benjamin is an excellent speaker who shared unique insights on the widely overlooked issue of food waste in the hospitality industry. We received a very positive feedback from the audience of senior industry leaders who welcome a refreshing and thought-provoking content”

                                                                                              David Sjolander 

                                              COO at Hospitality Technology Next Generation 




  • Sustainable Tourism Solutions Expo 2019, GIZ, Vientiane, Lao PDR, September 2019

  • SCP and Circular Economy through Sustainable Tourism and Food Waste, ASEAN EU-UN SCP Multi -Stakeholders Dialogue, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2019

  • Leadership in Food Innovation Conference Series: THAIFEX Future of Food Experience+, THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2019, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2019

  • Sustainability for Business Forum 2019, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2019

  • Structural Issues and Opportunities of Sustainability in the Context of the ASEAN Gastronomy Network, ASEAN Gastronomy Summit, Bangkok, Thailand, April 2019

  • Sustainability as a Business Edge, AGM Denis Holding, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2019

  • Fighting Food Waste in Large Hotels, SITE International MICE Conference, TCDC, Bangkok, Thailand, January 2019


  • Sustainability and Food Efficiency, ESSEC Business School, Paris, France, December 2018

  • Food Innopolis Startup Pitch Battleground, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2018

  • LCA Agri-Food ASIA Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2018

  • Technology & Innovation in order to Tackle Food Waste, La French Tech Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2018

  • S.L.O.W. Life Symposium, Soneva Kiri, Maldives, October 2018

  • HR & CSR Breakfast Talk by FrancoThai Chamber of Commerce and AccorHotels, Bangkok, Thailand, June 2018

  • Innovative Partnerships in the Hospitality Industry, Sustainability for Business Forum 2018, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2018

  • Hispack, the Future of Packaging, Processes and Logistics: Food Waste in Hospitality, Barcelona, Spain, May 2018

  • The Future of Food Waste, (Re)Food Forum, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2018

  • Food Waste Prevention, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2o18

  • Entrepreneurship Education for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs 2030), ICE 2018, King Mongkut's University of Technology, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2018


  • Rooting for Sustainable Food, Doing More and Better with Less, Palais des Nations Unies, Geneva, Switzerland, November 2017

  • Listen & Learn: Sustainability, The Hive Bangkok, Bangkok, November 2017

  • Structural Challenges, Solutions (Tech and Innovative Approaches) and Success Stories in our Battle against Food Waste in the Hospitality Sector, ITB Asia, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, October 2017

  • UNESCAP Sustainable Agro Food Business Forum (Speaker and Moderator), Bangkok, Thailand, September 2017

  • Hospitality Technology New Generation (link) Asia-Pacific Conference, Singapore, August 2017

  • APEC Expert Consultation on Food Losses and Waste Reduction Roadmap, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2017

  • Sustainable Tourism and Technologies, Forum TurisTIC (Keynote Speaker) Barcelona, Spain, May 2017

  • Forum on Sustainability in Tourism & Hospitality, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Yangon, Myanmar, April 2017

  • YY Cocktail, Yunus Center of the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2017


  • Multi-stakeholders Platform on Sustainable Food Supply & Consumption for Food Waste Reduction, National Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, November 2016

  • Thailand Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Natural Resources, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2016 

  • MICE Sustainability Forum 2016, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Bangkok, Thailand, August 2016

  • ​Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP), UNEP and European Union, Siem Reap, Cambodia, July 2016

  • My Save Food Forum Initiative (UNFAO and Ministry of Agriculture), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 2016

  • Luxury and Hotel Sustainability, Franco Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2016

  • French Tech Event on Sustainability, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2016

  • WWF Executive Luncheon, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2016

  • KUONI Water Champion Workshop, Phuket & Bangkok Thailand, February 2016

  • International Ecotourism Conference (UNWTO), Mulu, Malaysia, January 2016


  • Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Food Waste, UNEP/UNFAO, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2015

  • Hotel Management Thailand Summit, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2015

Guest Lectures & Workshops

  • Training of 14 Chefs/Restaurant Owners (of 1 hotel and 3 Michelin Star Restaurants) in Preparation and Implementation of the 1st Ever Zero Food Waste to Landfill Michelin Star Revelation Thailand 2020 Event, Michelin Guide Thailand,
    Bangkok, Thailand, October 2019

  • The PLEDGE on Food Waste Certification Standard for Restaurants and Canteens (Business Case Study) in Designing a Communication Strategy, the Faculty of Communication Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, September-November 2019

  • Embedding Sustainability in Employees' Mindsets, BNP Paribas, Bangkok, Thailand, August 2019

  • Food Efficiency and the Future of Sustainability in the F&B Industry Workshop, ESCP Europe, International Food & Beverage Management Master, Ferrandi, Paris, France, June 2019

  • Sustainable Business Value and Practical Solutions for the Event Industry Workshop, Sustainable Event Professional Certification (SEPC) 2019, Bangkok, Thailand, 20 February 2019

  • Chef-Instructors Awareness Training Workshop (3hrs), Institut Paul Bocuse, Lyon, France, January 2019

  • Future Chefs Awareness Training, Le Cordon Bleu, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2018

  • The PLEDGE Training, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2018

  • Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2018

  • Seedstars World (Workshop Facilitator), Bangkok, Thailand, August 2018

  • Sustainable Tourism Training, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Bangkok, Thailand, March 2018

  • Sustainable Consumption and Production in Tourism, The Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2018

  • Environmental Management of International Tourism Development (Guest Lecture), Harvard Extension School, September 2017

  • Sustainable Tourism Training, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Yangon, Myanmar, March 2017

  • Bangkok University, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2016

  • MICE Course on Sustainability, Pattaya, Thailand, October 2016

  • Chulalongkorn University, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, July 2016

  • IUBH School of Business and Management, Bad Honnef-Bonn, Germany, May 2016

  • Srinakarinwirot University, School of International Tourism, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2016

  • Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Hospitality Sector, United Nations Winter School, January 2016

  • Dusit Thai College School of Hotel Management, February 2015


June 7, 2019

In summary, the newsletter highlighted grants from TCEB and results achieved in 7 hotels within 5 months of training: 155 tons of food waste reduction along with 382 tons of CO2 and 19 million baht were saved. Moreover, the success story of JW Marriott Ph...

May 11, 2017

On 21st of March, LightBlue joined Scholars of Sustenance (SOS) and Don Kuson Community Bike Shop on their monthly trip to the Department of Social Development and Welfare’s Half-way Home for Men.

SOS does amazing work to support the Half-wa...

March 15, 2017

According to the United Nations, 2017 has designated as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. This is an incredible and unique opportunity to raise awareness of sustainability in tourism for public and private sector to work on th...

March 2, 2017

We are delighted to have our research on food waste and food waste prevention referenced in "Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, Principles of sustainable operations, 3rd edition" by Willy Legrand, Philip Sloan and Joseph S. Chen. Click here for m...

February 24, 2017

The participation of Benjamin, Founder of LightBlue Environmental Consulting, to the Global Sustainable Tourism Council training in Bangkok on 13th – 15th  February 2017 (co-hosted by Pacific Asia Travel Association) for industry professionals from the So...

February 24, 2017

On February the 8th 2017, Benjamin Lephilibert, LightBlue Environmental Consulting’s Managing Director, was given a fantastic opportunity to participate as a nominee at the Entrepreneur Now Awards 2017 (ENA).The ENA was organised by Bangkok Now (BNOW), Ba...

February 23, 2017

Afar Magazine sheds light on the hospitality industry's efforts to tackle the food waste issue. Read it here: http://www.afar.com/magazine/how-your-hotel-might-be-helping-to-end-hunger 

February 20, 2017

Our Managing Director, Benjamin Lephilibert, talks about the Pledge on Food Waste programme during the Farm to Function green meeting at the Sampran Riverside Hotel organised by the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau.

December 14, 2016

The importance of minimising food waste is nearly as universally understood as the importance of good health. But in both cases, it’s easy to convince yourself that you’re doing a better job than you really are.

Put yourself in the shoes of someone looking...

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March 2, 2017

We are delighted to have our research on food waste and food waste prevention referenced in "Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, Principles of...

February 23, 2017

Afar Magazine sheds light on the hospitality industry's efforts to tackle the food waste issue. Read it here: http://www.afar.com/magazine/how-your-ho...

December 14, 2016

The importance of minimising food waste is nearly as universally understood as the importance of good health. But in both cases, it’s easy to convince...

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