Climate Footprint Labelling
Climate Footprint Labelling
A GLOBAL EVENT FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, POLICY MAKERS, ACADEMICS AND STUDENTS
PART OF THE SYMPOSIUM ‘SHIFTING OUR FOOD SYSTEMS FOR CLIMATE AND HEALTH’
Session Outlines and Learning Objectives
The lecture will cover: How climate labels play a part in getting the food industry to address climate change seriously. How a complete decarbonisation strategy is consistent with business growth and profits, now and in the future. It also covers how a digital platform is necessary for a rapid and cost-efficient decarbonisation of the food supply system.
- The special role of climate change relative other sustainability topics for food
- How quantitative climate labels are changing the landscape and waking the food industry up; the last industry to realize that they cannot ignore this.
- How a SaaS platform can solve the standardisation and collaboration problems, that consultancy standards (ISO, PEF, etc) cannot solve and the need for a complete separation of method discussions and the execution of assessments and data collection
Watch this webinar to
Gain clear understanding of:
- The importance of separating climate change from other sustainability challenges for food producers
- How climate labels pave the way for climate policy introduction
- The necessity of a shared network-based SaaS platform for finding a cost effective and rapid decarbonisation of the food sector
Be aware of:
- How quantitative climate labels lead are the opposite of greenwashing and lead the way towards concrete decarbonisation
- The problem of having sustainability experts designing the solution by committee
- The importance of separating the discussion of method from the implementation of accounting within the industry
Be able to:
- Describe why climate change should not be bundled with other sustainability issues
- Describe how climate labels create a decarbonisation incentive structure similar (yet weaker) to market based public policy and thus paves the way for such policy
- Describe how a SaaS platform with the right incentive structure is necessary get the food industry to voluntarily map out the GHG emissions of their supply chains and production systems
CEO, Founder, Carbon Cloud
CEO and founder of CarbonCloud, with a deep understanding of the science behind climate change and food production combined with a business mind David has a unique ability to package the science in ways to make it available and relevant for the food industry. David is a much-appreciated public speaker.
Professor Jennie Macdiarmid
Professor in Sustainable Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen
Jennie is a Professor of Sustainable Nutrition and Health and the Interim Director of interdisciplinary challenge Health, Nutrition and Well-being. She gained a BSc (Hons) in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Surrey, during which she spent a year working at the CSIRO research laboratories in Melbourne, Australia. After graduating she worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Food Research (Norwich) and the University of Dundee (Psychology dept) investigating chocolate and eating behaviours. In 1997 she completed her PhD at the University of Leeds (Psychology), after which she spent 18 months working for the International Obesity Task Force in Aberdeen. Before joining the Rowett Institute at the University of Aberdeen in 2006, she worked in department of environmental and occupational health in the medical school. Her research focuses on food and nutrition security and the impact of diets on climate change and land use. This includes understanding how to change dietary habits to be healthier and more environmentally sustainable.
Head of Consumer Rights and Food Policy, WHICH
Sue Davies is Head of Consumer Rights and Food Policy at Which?. She leads Which?’s work on food, trade, sustainability and wider consumer rights and consumer product safety policy. She was the Chair of the European Food Safety Authority from 2012-2016 and has been awarded an MBE in recognition of her work on food safety.
View David Bryngelsson’s talk (30 mins CPD)
Part of the symposium series:
SHIFTING OUR FOOD SYSTEMS TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE EATING FOR CLIMATE & PUBLIC HEALTH
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This symposium has been kindly supported by Oatly
We are the world’s original and largest oat drink company. For over 25 years, we have exclusively focused on developing expertise around oats: a global power crop with inherent properties suited for sustainability and human health. Our commitment to oats has resulted in core technical advancements that enabled us to unlock the breadth of the dairy portfolio, including alternatives to milks, ice cream, yogurt, cooking creams, and spreads. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, the Oatly brand is available in more than 20 countries globally.
We aim to help drive a systemic shift in society to a more plant-based food system to tackle climate change and public health challenges. We always aim for our products to have as good as or better nutritional profile than the dairy benchmark.
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