Decarbonising Supply chains: The Next Level of Collective Action

Thursday 25th November 2021

Theatre :  Food & Drink  Scope 3  Sustainability and Net Zero 

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Over the past few years, companies have incorporated systems for reducing Scope 1 & 2 emissions into their own business operations, but in the Food and Drink manufacturing Sector, over 90% of companies’ carbon emissions come from the supply chains. It is essential therefore that in reducing the carbon footprints of products, engaging with suppliers at each stage of the value chain is critical to driving down emissions beyond their own operations and to deliver the UK’s Net Zero target.

For that reason, a growing number of leading companies are engaging with their suppliers about managing Scope 3 emissions.

This panel of sustainability professionals across the farm to fork value chain will discuss the opportunities and challenges to reducing emissions, and the practical steps that can be taken and indeed business opportunities that are present across the sector from farming to manufacturing and the end consumer.

Anna Turrell, Head of Environment at TescoAnna Turrell Head of Environment
Tesco
Cat Hay Head Of Policy FDF ScotlandCat Hay Head Of Policy FDF Scotland
Food and Drink Federation
Fernanda Aller Senior Sustainability Manager at Wealmoor LtdFernanda Aller Senior Sustainability Manager
Wealmoor Ltd
Gemma Brierley Global Director of Sustainable Sourcing and Human Rights at DanoneGemma Brierley Global Director of Sustainable Sourcing and Human Rights
Danone
Lee Sheppard Director of Corporate Affairs and Policy at APETITOLee Sheppard Director of Corporate Affairs and Policy
apetito UK

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