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Online events from 2degrees in April

Jenny King looks ahead to a selection of online events from 2degrees over the coming month. To participate or find out more about 2degrees, an online global community for sustainable business, sign up for free membership of the network.

In this look-ahead:

For a full calendar of what’s planned for the coming weeks in 2degrees, including many more events, see the 2degrees calendar of events.

A New Era: Supplier Management in the Low-Carbon Economy

Tuesday 3rd April 2012 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): This webinar will provide an overview of what Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Supply Chain member companies are doing to manage and reduce emissions in their supply chain.

Join this webinar to learn why your company should take part in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Supply Chain Program and understand the main drivers for action. Get an overview of what CDP Supply Chain member companies are doing to manage and reduce emissions in their supply chain. Discuss the key findings from the CDP Supply Chain Report 2012, including trends and common challenges encountered. More from 2degrees…

How Public Procurement Can Be Used To Bring Innovative, Low Carbon Technologies To Market

Tuesday 10th April 2012 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): SMART SPP is a European project which promoted the introduction of new, innovative low carbon emission technologies and integrated solutions onto the European market. This was done by encouraging early market engagement between public authority procurers and suppliers and developers of new innovative products and services in the pre-procurement phase of public tenders.

Join this webinar to learn more about Smart SPP, hear about the innovative technologies developed, discover more about the-approach to pre-procurement of innovative technologies and how to manage the risks in pre-procurement and find out about the tool developed for calculating life cycle costs of different products and services. More from 2degrees…

The Board Buy-In: Presenting the sustainability business case to the board

Tuesday 17th April 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT) : Often it is difficult to express sustainability goals to the C-suite. This webinar aims to provide methods and tactics for approaching the board with the business case for sustainability.

Join this webinar to learn ways to communicate sustainability at a C-suite level, listen to case studies on corporations that have already achieved board level buy-in and discover what information is meaningful to making your case. More from 2degrees…

EU Timber Regulation: The road towards successful implementation

Wednesday 18th April 2012 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): This webinar will explore the differences in implementation between EU Member States, what businesses need to look out for to ensure compliance, challenges in implementation of the Regulation, and methods which may help in successful implementation.

This webinar will explore differences in implementation between EU Member States, What businesses need to look out for to ensure compliance, challenges in implementation of the Regulation and methods which may help in successful implementation. More from 2degrees…

Moving Towards Responsible Soy: RTRS Certification

Thursday 19th April 2012 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): Learn about the new standard for responsible soy production from the Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS), and how it aims to promote environmental conservation, fair working conditions and management best practice.

This webinar will introduce the RTRS and provide an update on present activities and goals, share experiences with RTRS certification and trade of the first year and propose possible actions for the short and long term. More from 2degrees…


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