SEPTEMBER 2015  

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NEWS

New Member


TSC welcomes newest member Wrangler, committed to the innovation of sustainable products and process. Read more about the company's sustainability commitment.

TSC China: Driving Green Supply Chains


TSC signed a memorandum of understanding with China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC) and Tianjin Green Supply Chain Service Center (TGCC) to initiate a collaborative project addressing green supply chains. The three parties will also host a high-level sustainable supply chain summit with relevant stakeholders in Tianjin on October 22, 2015 to enhance project awareness and impact. TSC Members will receive a detailed invitation to the event via email.

Learn more.

TSC EVENTS

Paper Primer

September 24, 2015 | 12:00-2:00pm CST | Webinar


Join TSC for online training for professionals from all industries that utilize paper and pulp. Dr. Richard Venditti of North Carolina State University will cover topics from a paper industry overview through environmental life cycle analysis. TSC Paper, Pulp, and Forestry Working Group co-chairs Ian Liftshitz of Asia, Pulp & Paper and John Mulcahy of Georgia Pacific will provide an introduction. Learn More.

 

TSC Members have been invited by email.
Non-Members register here

Plastics Tour

October 20-21, 2015 | Houston, Texas


TSC Members and non-Members are invited to a behind-the-scenes plastics supply chain field tour, offering hands-on opportunity for recyclers, waste haulers, MRF operators, government recycling officials, environmental organizations, manufacturers, retailers, and designers and producers of packaging and labels. The tour includes facilities that handle everything from plastic production to recycling, and participants will learn how leading organizations address sustainability challenges. Sponsors: American Chemistry Council, Chevron Phillips Chemicals and Dow Chemicals. Learn More and Register.

Supply Chain Sustainability: State of the Art, and a Roadmap for Harmonization and Alignment

November 5, 2015 | Brussels, Belgium


TSC has organized a full day meeting in Brussels on opportunities for co-operation, harmonization and alignment of supply chain sustainability initiatives immediately following the November 3-4 European Commission PEF meeting. Participants will include business, retailers, manufacturers, NGOs, governments and research institutes. 

Learn more and register.

TSC Summit - Spring 2016


The next TSC Summit will take place in April 2016 in the US. All members and strategic partners are welcome, as well as invited guests and sustainability experts. Watch for more details. To suggest topics or speakers of interest email us.

INDUSTRY EVENTS

GreenBiz VERGE

October 26-29, 2015 | San Jose, CA


TSC CEO Sheila Bonini will be among the October 28 speakers addressing "intelligent supply chains" at this VERGE meeting focused on the technologies and systems that accelerate sustainability solutions across sectors in a climate-constrained world. As a VERGE Partner, TSC is proud to offer TSC Partner discount code V15TSC to save 10% on the registration fee. Learn More and Register.

GreenBiz 16

February 23-25, 2016 | Phoenix, AZ


Plan ahead for February in Phoenix at GreenBiz16. TSC is once again Premier Partner for this annual event that addresses the trends, challenges and opportunities in sustainable business, including TSC-led sessions and speakers. TSC Members use discount code GB16TSC for 15% off applicable registration fee.Learn More and Register

TSC On the Road

Meet up with TSC as our experts serve as speakers and panelists in upcoming events around the world: 

 

September

RILA Sustainability Conference

 

October

Sustainable Brands New Metrics  - including TSC-led workshop

Poultry Processors Workshop

SEPAWA Congress

CR COMMIT! Forum 

WBCSD Sustainable Lifestyles

 

November

EU Commission Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Conference - by invitation 

Innovation Forum, UK | Consumer Engagement Forum: 'Sustainability: Why current consumer engagement fails - and how to fix it'

Ethical Corporation Sustainable Supply Chain

Commit to Business Leadership on Climate


We Mean Business and CDP (a TSC Member) are offering companies a platform to act and be recognized for leadership on climate action in the lead-up to the December UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. Companies are invited to commit to any (or all) of 6 initiatives from science-based emissions reductions targets to sourcing 100% renewable electricity. TSC members are among the more than 125 companies that have made commitments, including: Colgate-Palmolive Company, Kellogg Company, L'Or´┐Żal, Marks & Spencer Group plc, Mars, Novozymes A/S, SAP AG and Unilever plc. For more information, visit: wemeanbusinesscoalition.org or www.cdp.net/roadtoparis

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