Sustainable Industry '21 On Demand

Financing Sustainable Innovation

Amy Peace, Circular Economy Innovation Lead – Innovate UK Innovate UK has supported UK industry finance innovation with more than £4.6B since 2007. The opportunities to build back better using circular principles are huge. This talk points to what funds are available, to who, how to access them and outlines more on the eco-system of support for UK businesses including the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN).

Sustainability and Leadership

Andrew Selley, Chief Executive Officer – Bidcorp UK Bidfood is a decentralized organization with ~30 sites in the UK that largely operate as independent businesses. Hear from the Chief Executive on practical ways he is driving sustainability using progressive leadership strategies across this complex and multifaceted operational landscape.

Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Industry through Innovation

Yasmine Ali (Energy Innovation Program Lead, BEIS) & Paul McKinney (IEEA Program Manager, The Carbon Trust) The Carbon Trust and BEIS are supporting the UK’s energy transition in many ways including £1B of funding for innovation over four years (2021-2025). The Net Zero Innovation Program that included the Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA) is the latest tool in their kit, with this presentation providing details on eligibility and ways to access the support available.

Driving Net Zero Through Digital Transformation

Ben Sheridan, Digital Manufacturing Lead, BSI The British Standards Institute (BSI) have been supporting industry since 1901. Their Digital Manufacturing lead explains how standards from Cyber Security & Energy Management Through-Life Engineering Services can give businesses
a competitive advantage and support growth and sustainability ambitions.

Commercial Sustainability: Re-defining Competitive Advantage

Cathleen Siemen, Sustainability Lead Europe – Colgate Palmolive Innovating your products and processes is important in the fight against climate change but arguably the lowest hanging fruit sits with consumer behaviour. Hear how a progressive company like Colgate-Palmolive has committed not to compete on sustainability in the fight to drive long-term change in the hearts and minds of their consumers.

Building a Future Proof Factory and Supplier Eco-system

Christopher Fielden, Group Supply Chain Director – Innocent Drinks Hear how Innocent Drinks are moving the dial in the sustainability space by achieving B Corp certified status and building the world's most sustainable healthy drinks factory called “The Blender” as well as an entire supplier eco system.

Developing a Circular Economy in Africa

David Drew, Sustainability Director – Africa, Coca Cola Moving to Circular Economies is the goal for progressive and strategic businesses. Often the material science creates insurmountable barriers when it comes to recycling. Hear how Coca-Cola is innovating in this space and evolving the regulatory frameworks to support change.

Net Zero: How Do You Make it Real

Group Director Governance, Conduct & Sustainability, BAE Systems Another marque UK brand outlines how it will achieve their Scope 1 & 2 targets to be Net Zero by 2030 and outlines ways they have stayed on track despite significant headwinds to meet their TCFD reporting requirements in 2022.

Re-thinking Capital Approval for Sustainability Projects

Gabe Wing, Sustainability Director, Herman Miller Capital approval and the ROI calculations that underpin these are not suitable for long-term strategic approaches to sustainable change. Hear how Herman Miller, A company whose founder cited sustainability as a priority in their mission statement more than 60 years ago is thinking differently about the value of change projects and ways to fund long terms positive transformation.

Changing Minds, Changing Outcomes

Geoff Mackey, Group Sustainability Director, BASF With more than 110k employees worldwide, over 240 production sites and 90k customers from across sectors BASF have one of the most complex and integrated value chains. Hear how their use of KPIs and Sustainability goals are supporting their sustainability ambitions while taking their customers and partners with them.

Predictable Sustainability

Nigel Davies Director of Technical & Sustainability, Muntons Muntons have set very ambitious sustainability targets dating back as far as 2006. Hear the details on how they have reduced in recent years their Scope 3 emissions by 30%. Their Scope 1 & 2 were due to be cut by 45% by 2025 and they are on target to hit this by 2022.

Panel Discussion - Moving From Ambition
to Scaling Action

Including: Cathleen Siemen
Lee Evans (Client Director, Dassault Systems)
Warrick Matthews
Chris Fielden
Steve Evans

Panel Discussion - Measure Your Results &
Grow Your Impact

Panel Discussion – Measure your results & grow your impact
Including: Geoff Mackey (Group Sustainability Director, BASF)
Deborah Allen (Group Director Governance, Conduct & Sustainability, BAE Systems)
Yasmine Ali (Energy Innovation Program Lead, BEIS)
Paul McKinney (IEEA Program Manager, The Carbon Trust)
Andrew Selley

Designing for Disruption

Alice Steeland, Chief Sustainability Officer – Dassault Systems Technology is a vital tool in our fight against climate change. Hear how advanced digital tools like Digital Twins can supercharge change programs, drive down costs and help create sticky service offerings
to grow new revenue streams.

Strategy-making for Industrial Sustainability

Steve Evans, Director of Research Industrial Sustainability – University of Cambridge (Institute for Manufacturing) This practical presentation outlines the biggest business challenges for industry by 2050 and walks through the strategic imperatives for effective transformation programs.

Covid as a Catalyst for Change

Warrick Matthews, Chief Procurement Officer – Rolls Royce Rolls Royce is far more than a high-end automotive manufacturer. Their civil aerospace business is one of the largest in the world, a marque UK brand and progressive to the extent they were one of the pioneers of a service-driven business model. Hear how they are using Covid to protect, restructure and pioneer their post-pandemic supply chain and drive sustainability across all they do.