3rd Annual Carbon & Environmental Footprinting Conference


Green Deal Event

22 November 2012
One Drummond Gate, Victoria, London


About the conference

Join us in London for our 3rd Annual Carbon & Environmental Footprinting Conference and have questions critical to your organisation answered by experts, policy makers and thought leaders from various industry sectors. By attending this unique one-day event you will gain in depth understanding of product footprinting, identify tangible opportunities for business development and cost savings, and get on a path of establishing your leadership position in product Sustainability.

Do not miss this opportunity to:

  • Hear the latest policy update from the European Commission on projects and initiatives in environmental product footprinting
  • Learn more about the implementation of product carbon footprinting and carbon neutrality – hear practical case studies on PAS 2050 and PAS 2060
  • Understand how assessment of consumption-based greenhouse gas emissions in cities will impact your business (PAS 2070)
  • Find out how PAS 2050-2 will provide a comprehensive point of reference for the assessment of GHG emissions from fisheries and aquaculture products
  • Learn how to overcome challenges in product carbon footprinting, while realizing tangible benefits
  • Explore new opportunities through examples of best practice from industry leaders in product sustainability, including Coca-Cola, Boots and many more
  • Understand UK policy in sustainable production and consumption and how recent developments may affect you
  • Stay ahead of the competition and learn what is on the horizon of environmental footprinting and much, much more

Learn from experts

The conference will gather industry experts to share their knowledge and give insight into how forward thinking initiatives, including environmental footprinting, can make a difference. Exchange valuable advice on good practice through interactive networking with experts and peers, presentations and an array of case studies from a variety of sectors.

Key speakers include:

  • Dr Michele Galatola, Product Team Leader, DG Environment, European Commission
  • Andrew Jenkins, Sustainable Development Manager, Boots UK Limited
  • Joe Franses, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Coca-Cola Enterprises
  • Mark Barthel, Head of Product Sustainability Forum, WRAP
  • Michael Doust, Greater London Authority
  • Angus Garrett, Seafish UK
  • Martin Barrow, Associate Director (Head of Footprinting) Carbon Trust
  • Jamal Gore, Managing Director, Carbon Clear
  • Saori Smith, Consultant, Product Sustainability Services, ERM

Who should attend?

  • Environment/Sustainability Managers and Directors
  • Climate Change Managers and Directors
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Energy Managers
  • Environmental, Energy and Sustainability practitioners and consultants
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Directors
  • Product Development Managers
  • Marketing and Brand Directors
  • Technical Managers
  • Certification Experts
  • Policy Makers and Local Government Authorities
  • Compliance Officers, Environment/Sustainability Officers, “Agenda 21” Officers

Sponsor:

Best Foot Forward

Supporting Organizations:

Carbon Trust Logo

 

Soil Association

 

Agenda

9:00am Registration


9:20 - 9:30 Chairman’s opening

Prof Jim Skea, Energy Strategy Fellow RCUK


9:30 - 10:00 Keynote: Environmental footprinting of products - methodologies and policy outlook

  • Why the Commission is developing a harmonized methodology for the calculation of products footprint
  • The methodological key features
  • Compatibility/divergences with existing approaches
  • Future actions (2013 - 2015)
  • Policy perspectives

Dr Michele Galatola, Product Team Leader, DG Environment, European Commission


10:00 - 10:10 A standards update from BSI

  • Recent developments in sustainability and greenhouse gas management standardization
  • Update on the development of ISO 14067 (draft) - Carbon footprint of products – Requirements and guidance for quantification and communication

Maria Varbeva-Daley, Content Manager - Sustainability, BSI


10:10 - 10:40 Unlocking business value from footprinting

  • How to harness environmental footprinting to meet your business needs
  • How to choose the right metrics, right scope, right detail
  • Engage players across the value-chain to optimize solutions to meet customer needs
  • Understand the current state of your business

Martin Barrow, Associate Director (Head of Footprinting), Carbon Trust


10:40 – 10:55 Morning coffee and networking


10:55 - 11:30 Observations and feedback from trials for horticultural products

Case study of calculation of a product carbon footprint of coffee beans (PAS 2050-1)

  • Overview of the Defra trials of PAS 2050-1 amongst horticulture growers
  • Experiences of growers participating in the trial
  • Observations from the trials of PAS 2050-1
  • Applying PAS 2050 in the field – lessons from a Central America coffee grower

Saori Smith, Consultant, Product Sustainability Services, ERM

Jamal Gore, Managing Director, Carbon Clear


11:30 – 12:00 Overcoming obstacles when implementing product footprinting measures for fisheries and aquaculture products (PAS 2050-2)

  • Examining longer term strategic issues and their evolution in complex situations
  • Studies into the seafood industry

Angus Garrett, Senior Researcher, Seafish UK


12:00 – 12:15 Integrating product level standards into the corporate value chain footprint

  • Engaging with suppliers
  • Separating business needs from reporting needs
  • Assurance and verification
  • Pragmatic strategies for implementing reduction programmes

Will Schreiber, Senior Consultant, Best Foot Forward


12:15 - 12:45 Discussion Panel: What is on the horizon for Product Carbon Footprinting?

  • Pose your questions to our panel of experts, a chance to address your key areas of concern

Maria Varbeva-Daley, BSI

Martin Barrow, Carbon Trust

Angus Garrett, Seafish UK


12:45 – 13:45 Lunch


13:45 – 14:15 Carbon and environmental reporting – the policy perspective

Sue Whitehead, Team leader, Business and environmental reporting, Defra


14:15 – 14:45 Case Study: Whole life product sustainability at Boots

  • Product footprints, taking a whole life approach
  • The Boots journey; Carbon footprints to product sustainability footprints
  • Developing life cycle thinking: tools and processes, progress and challenges
  • Mandatory greenhouse gas reporting in 2013 for quoted companies
  • Corporate Environmental Reporting – new guidance
  • Next steps; Towards the Circular Economy

Andrew Jenkins, Sustainable Development Manager – Products, Boots UK Limited


14:45 – 15:15 Case Study: Coca-Cola Enterprises - Our carbon footprinting journey

  • Overview of CCE’s work on understand the carbon footprint of our business, products and value chain
  • Highlight the importance of product carbon footprinting in identifying carbon hotspots
  • Looking beyond carbon, what does the future hold for environmental footprinting?

Joe Franses, Director, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Coca-Cola Enterprises


15:15 – 15:30 Afternoon coffee and networking


15:30 – 16:00 The Product Sustainability Forum journey: from “hotspots” analysis to product level insight and solutions

  • Structure, role and future activities of the Product Sustainability Forum
  • Top-level findings from the Forum’s hotspots analysis research
  • Detailed examples from hotspots findings
  • Making information accessible and actionable

Mark Barthel, Head of Product Sustainability Forum, WRAP


16:00 – 16:30 Consumption-based footprinting at a city scale

  • Introduction to PAS 2070
  • Case study: London
  • Data challenges
  • Using the data
  • Next steps

Michael Doust, Project Manager, Greater London Authority


16:30 – 17:00 Expert Panel: Facing future challenges in carbon footprinting

  • Pose your questions to our panel of experts, a chance to address your key areas of concern

Sue Whitehead, Defra

Andrew Jenkins, Boots UK Limited

Joe Franses, Coca-Cola Enterprises

Mark Barthel, WRAP

Michael Doust, Greater London Authority


17:00 Chair’s closing remarks

Sponsorship

BSI is pleased to invite you to sponsor our 3rd Annual Carbon & Environmental Footprinting Conference. As sponsor your organization will benefit from a unique visibility prior, during and after the event on the printed and online event documentation.

Past successful events have attracted leading sustainability professionals across all industries as well as government representatives.

If you wish to partake in this unique platform for senior level networking and business critical discussions, please contact Emelie Bratt for further information on available sponsorship opportunities.

Are you interested in sponsoring this event? Download our application form

Tel: +44 20 8996 7745
Email: Emelie.bratt@bsigroup.com

Who will attend:

  • Environment/Sustainability Managers and Directors
  • Climate Change Managers and Directors
  • Environmental and Sustainability Consultants
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Energy Managers
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Directors
  • Product Development Managers
  • Marketing Directors
  • Brand Directors
  • Technical Managers
  • Certification Experts
  • Energy Consultants
  • GHG Practitioners/Consultants
  • Policy Makers and Local Government Authorities
  • Compliance Officers
  • Environment/Sustainability Officers
  • “Agenda 21” Officers

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