Carbon Management Trends and Actions in the Retail Sector
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April 26, 2022| 1:00pm - 2:00pm ET | 12:00pm - 1:00pm CT | 10:00am - 11:00am PT
In November 2021, governments from across the world recommitted to the 1.5°C climate change goal at COP26 summit in Glasgow. To help prevent the worst effects of climate change, and to align with the 1.5°C climate goal, a growing number of companies are actively working to reduce their greenhouse gas, and some, are pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. It is estimated that Canada’s retail sector accounts for 10.5% of greenhouse gas emissions. With emerging climate policy, shifting consumer preferences towards sustainable products, rising investor concerns around climate risk, rapidly changing technologies and an evolving supply chain, retailers face increasing pressure to lower carbon footprints and develop sustainable supply chains.
This webinar will serve as a high-level introduction for retailers to learn about key mega trends driving retailers to reduce carbon footprints. Learn about taking action; establishing a baseline, carbon footprinting, and key categories per the GHG protocol (Scope 1, 2 and 3). There will also be an overview of direct and indirect ghg emission management within the retail sector and how leading retailers have taken action to reduce emissions across the 3 Scopes.
Jacquelyn Kankam, Director of Sustainability & Social Impact, DECIEM
Sophie Merritt, Director, Sustainability, MEC
Becky Hall, Director of Sustainability, Restaurant Brands International
Michael Zabaneh, Vice President, Sustainability, Retail Council of Canada
RCC’s Retail Matters Webinar Series
Retail Council of Canada is launching a new webinar series called Retail Matters. The series is designed to provide the retail community with accessible and quality thought leadership on a variety of topics affecting the retail industry.
Each month, RCC offers an hour-long webinar on topics of key interest to the retail community. Webinars typically take place the last Tuesday or Thursday of every month.
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The series is designed to help retail professionals from organizations of all sizes. The series is customized to relevant industry topics. Participants are able to provide input and ask questions by email in advance as well as in real time via chat in a friendly, learning environment.
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