UK Forum for
Supply Chain
Sustainability

20th September 2017 London, UK

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Introduction

08:30

Registration, refreshment and networking

09:15

Forum Chairs Opening Remarks:
  • "Welcome and Overview"
    • Dr. Alok Choudhary, Reader in Supply Chain Management, Loughborough University
  • “Learning from each other throughout the day to drive useful real-world actions”
    • Martin Barrow, Director of Footprinting, Carbon Trust, UK

Supply Chain – Managing, Collaborating and Sustainable Procurement

09:35

Speaker (Industry): “Willmott Dixon’s experience in managing supply chain carbon and supplier collaboration”
  • Julia Barrett, Director, Re-thinking at Willmott Dixon UK

09:50

Speaker (Industry): “O2’s experience in managing supply chain carbon and supplier collaboration”.
  • Keithley Martin, Head Of Supplier Development at Telefónica UK Limited

10:05

Speaker (Academia): “Research in managing food supply chain sustainability and supplier collaboration”
  • Professor Shahin Rahimifard, Professor and Director of Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Reuse/Recycling Technologies (SMART), Loughborough University, UK

10:20

Panel discussion/Q&A:
“What approaches are most successful in which situations to manage the environmental impact of your supply chain?”
  • Panellists: Julia Barrett, Keithley Martin, Dominic Burbridge, Prof. Shahin Rahimifard (Chair)

10:40

Breakout discussion session
“Sharing successes and failures in supply chain management – what approaches are most successful when?”
  • 3 groups lead by: Dominic Burbridge, Martin Barrow, Prof. Shahin Rahimifard

11:10

Refreshment and Networking

Value Chain – Optimisation and Efficiency

11:40

Speaker (Industry): “Having measured BAM’s value chain impact, what’s needed to make this more efficient – taking into account varying levels of control”
  • Jesse Putzel, Head of Sustainability, BAM Construct UK Ltd

11:55

Speaker (Industry): “Having measured LEGO’s value chain impact, what action’s most effectively drive reductions and efficiency”
  • Dr. Paul Taylor, recently Sr. Manager Environmental Sustainability, LEGO Group

12:10

Speaker (Industry): “Highlights from Carbon Trust’s wide experience of working with companies to measure and optimise Value Chain footprints”
  • Tom Cumberlege, Associate Director, Carbon Trust

12:25

Speaker (Academia): “Research into how to create a Lean, Green and Profitable Supply Chain"
  • Prof. Chee Wong, Professor of Supply Chain Management and Director of the Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research. Leeds University Business School, UK

12:40

Panel discussion/Q&A:
“What approaches are most successful in which situations to measure and optimise the impact of your value chain?”
  • Panellists: Jesse Putzel, Paul Taylor, Chee Wong, Tom Cumberlege

01:00

Breakout discussion session
“Sharing successes and failures in supply chain management – what approaches are most successful when?”
  • 3 groups lead by: Tom Cumberlege, Paul Taylor, Alok Choudhary

13:30

Networking Lunch

Ready for the Future – 2 Degrees Ready, Science based Targets, Circular Economy

14:30

Speaker (Industry): “The practical benefits of establishing targets across the value chain, what it takes to get there, and the types of actions required to meet these targets”
  • Mikkel Skott Olsen, Head of Global CSR, Velux

14:45

Speaker (Industry): “Products and processes to enable a 2 degree world”
  • Patrick Mathieu, CEO, Armacell

15:00

Speaker (Industry): “Highlights from Carbon Trust’s wide experience of working with companies to set targets and drive actions to be ‘future ready’”
  • Martin Barrow, Director of Footprinting, Carbon Trust

15:15

Speaker (Academia): “Circular economy”
  • Dr. Andrea Genovese, Senior Lecturer and Director of Research and Impact, Division of Operations Management & Decision Science, Sheffield University Management School, UK

15:30

Panel discussion/Q&A:
“How to make your company ‘ready ready’?”
  • Panellists: Mikkel Skott Olsen, Patrick Mathieu, Martin Barrow, Academia, Dr. Alok Choudhary (Chair)

15:50

Refreshment and Networking

16:20

Breakout discussion session
“Sharing ideas on making a company ‘fit for the future’ – why? How? How urgent?”
  • 3 groups lead by: Mikkel Skott Olsen, Patrick Mathieu, Andrea Genovese

16:50

Event close at 17:00
  • Dr. Alok Choudhary, Loughborough University, UK
  • Martin Barrow, Carbon Trust, UK