Corporate Net-Zero: Decarbonizing value chains October 7, 2021 • 14:00 CET
Sustainability professionals Decarbonization Net-Zero Economy Leadership Carbon Neutrality Climate Change

Learn the Latest on Supply Chain Sustainability from Global Decarbonization Pioneers


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Introduction from the organizer

Oct, 7 1:55 PM CET
Kostiantyn Gridin Partner at CFC Big Ideas, Founder at Future Energy Week, Founder & Head Organizer at Davos Energy Week

Net-Zero Supply Chain: Industry Leadership beyond Profit

Oct, 7 2:00 PM CET
Dorethe Nielsen Vice President of Corporate Environmental Strategy at Novo Nordisk
Maurice Loosschilder Head of Sustainability at Signify
Virginia Covo Global Director, Climate Action at AB InBev
Steffen Schwartz-Höfler Head of Group Sustainability at Continental AG
Stuart Broadley CEO at Energy Industries Council
This panel will discuss and explore how the leaders in Scope 3 decarbonization are taking initiative to efficiently engage with suppliers, conclude meaningful partnerships, and try new approaches to fully unlock a climate-neutral organizational structure and facilitate a slower temperature rise worldwide.
  • Unboxing the role of sustainable logistics and renewable energy

  • Climate transparency as a prerequisite for an environmentally clean company

  • Incentivizing suppliers and partnering with third-party stakeholders

Presentation of Novo Nordisk’s supply chain decarbonization program

Oct, 7 4:00 PM CET
Morten Storgaard Global Project Lead at Novo Nordisk

Morten Storgaard will share Novo Nordisk’s approach and methodologies of collaborating with suppliers to reduce CO2 emissions, with explicit focus on renewable power usage. Specifically, Morten will share some of the company’s policies and practices enabling its procurement divisions to:

  • Embed renewable power as a sourcing criterion for choosing suppliers

  • Prioritize selection of suppliers meeting the company’s requirements for renewable energy

  • Convince the company’s existing suppliers to convert to renewable power

Decarbonizing value chain - doubling down

Oct, 7 5:00 PM CET
Zhizhen Wang Sustainability Program Manager at Signify
In September 2020, Signify achieved carbon neutral in global operations. Now, the company embarks on a new, five-year journey to double its positive impact on the environment and society. As part of company's commitment to climate action, it will go beyond carbon neutrality and double the pace to achieve the emission reduction targets set out in the Paris Agreement 1.5°C scenario over the entire value chain. Signify will do so by providing energy efficient solutions to reduce emissions for the customers and driving emissions reduction at the suppliers.
  • How Signify approaches decarbonization from a value chain perspective
  • How the company engages and works with suppliers to decarbonize
  • How Signify helps customers reduce GHG emissions at the product use phase

Presentation of ABInBev’s supplier decarbonization platform

Oct, 7 6:00 PM CET
Virginia Covo Global Director, Climate Action at AB InBev

Virginia Covo will present Eclipse, the company’s tactical platform for decarbonizing suppliers. Eclipse is ABInBev’s sustainability-dedicated collaboration platform developed for its network of suppliers and partners. It is designed to promote shared target-setting, standardized ways of measurement, sharing of best practices, and co-innovation. Covo will cover results of implementing this project and share some examples of how:

  • Every 10% increment of recycled content can reduce emissions by 2%
  • Reducing fertilizer usage on crops decreases carbon emissions in the supply chain
  • Reducing water usage normally results in energy savings in manufacturing

Presentation of Continental’s AG supply chain decarbonization program

Oct, 7 7:00 PM CET
Niklas Fastabend Carbon-Neutral Value Chain Manager at Continental AG

Continental AG is a multinational automotive parts manufacturing company aiming for a 100% responsible value chain by 2050 at the latest. The company accounts for around 3.2 million metric tons of CO2 emissions generated by their production and purchase of electricity. These statistics have prompted their goal of achieving Scope 3 emission reduction by 30% by 2030.

Niklas Fastabend will present the initiative that trains and helps suppliers to establish and enhance their own environmental and energy management systems. He will also share the initiative’s progress and further goals.

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EICCapgeminiEDPHoneywellKPMGBPIHAIntelMicrosoftPSEGVattenfallCMGMSfSShellREEEPDeloitteRystad EnergyPhilipsSAPNovo Nordisk

What our attendees say

“I was really happy to be a panelist and thought the other panel members were top notch. Well organized and a great lineup. At first, I thought a 2 hour panel would be too long, but it was very interesting. Well done!”
Nicola Kimm, Head of Sustainability, Signify

“We thoroughly enjoyed the event and look forward to participating in future events”
Trevor Townsend, CEO, Startupbootcamp

“Very good event. Would definitely participate again. Good fellow panelists. One of the most interesting panels I have had the opportunity to moderate”
Reid Capalino, SVP Business Development, LS Power

Key topics

Sustainability professionals
Net-Zero Economy
Carbon Neutrality
Climate Change

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