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Monitor, Measure and Report Supply Chain Scope 3 Emissions

About this event

The BRC Climate Action Roadmap is the industry-led initiative designed to get the UK retail industry, and its supply chains, to Net Zero by 2040.

The Roadmap has 5 key Pathways. This webinar is linked to Pathway 4, focused on helping retailers tackle emissions in the supply chain.

In partnership with IBM, our Pathway 4 Partner, we have produced a new Guide ‘Monitor, Measure and Report Supply Chain Scope 3 Emissions’.

The Guide includes information and advice on how retailers can implement initiatives to monitor, measure, and report on their supply chain Scope 3 emissions.

During this webinar, we’ll walk colleagues through the Guide and explain how retailers can use it within their own organization and in conjunction with their supply chain partners.

It will also provide a great opportunity to put questions direct to the IBM experts and Guide authors.

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    Simon Glass Managing Consultant Retail & Supply Chain @ IBM

    With more than twenty years of retail industry experience, Simon is a Consumer, Retail and Supply Chain SME working with clients across the world as part of IBM’s Supply Chain Strategy & Procurement practice. Previously in his IBM career he has been the Global Retail Lead for IBM’s Institute for Business Value; leveraging research and insight from global studies to identify future trends that would impact the consumer industry. In this role he also applied thought leadership, developing guidance for C-Suite executives to address evolving business imperatives. Simon has been an advocate of sustainable business practices for more than a decade and is committed to helping clients achieve their sustainability strategy and ESG aspirations.

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    Andrew Opie Director of Food and Sustainability @ BRC

    Andrew heads up the team focusing on the production, labelling and sale of food alongside the responsible sourcing and production of all retail products. Covering a complex legislative agenda, he and his team work closely with key officials in all UK Governments and Brussels. They are also working closely with key NGOs and partners in the supply chain to improve the way products are made and sold. Andrew has vast experience in food production from his time with the NFU and before that as Chartered Surveyor managing a dairy estate.

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    Amy Whidburn been Group Head of Social Value @ Pets at Home

    Amy has been Group Head of Social Value for Pets at Home since 2020 and has developed their new social value strategy “Our Better World Pledge”. This encompasses the Group’s approach to all things ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance). The Group has signed up to a science-based carbon emissions reduction target with a near-term 2030 42% carbon emissions target and 2040 net-zero commitment. The strategy has seen the Group launch new initiatives like the Pet Memory scheme with the Woodland Trust which will protect restore and create over 2000 acres of UK native woodland every year and the innovative pet pouch recycling scheme in partnership with Mars and Nestle that will offer in-store collection of flexible plastics for onward recycling in most Pets at Home stores by the middle of 2022.

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    Daniel Bagge Executive Partner for Retail @ IBM Consulting

    Daniel has 25 years retail and digital experience, having led IBM UK retail and digital practices and now uses these skills within IBM Consulting to develop key client & new logo accounts to advise and deliver digital transformation. Alongside his work at IBM, he has chaired the Government initiative for Digital High Streets, a Board advisor for start-ups and helps Higher Education organisations develop our future engineering talent.

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    Lynch Grainne Supply Chain Sustainability & Traceability Lead @ IBM Consulting

    Supply Chain Sustainability & Traceability Lead at IBM Consulting in the United Kingdom and Ireland; love everything about Traceability, Transparency, Visibility, Sustainability, and how process, people, and technology works together for purposeful transformation benefiting the planet. With: - 20 years’ delivering business transformation projects in supply chain and logistics across all sectors, including public and private entities - 7+ years’ pharmaceutical Track and Trace (serialization) experience in the pharmaceutical industry - 4+ years’ leadership experience in The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport up to Vice President and Chair of the Management Committee.

British Retail Consortium

Our mission is to make a positive difference to the retail industry and to the customers it serves.

The go-to trade association for all UK retailers, promoting the story of retail, shaping debates and influencing the issues that matter to the industry.
BRC membership is open to UK retailers, retail-related trade associations and companies who provide services to the retail sector.