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Canon, Toyota, BASF, Unilever, Morphy Richards, Nokia and more gear up for the Sustainable Manufacturing Summit Europe.

Submitted by: Green Power Conferences

Categories: Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Nov 03, 2008 – 04:57 PM EST

 

30 top manufacturer organizations are now confirmed to present sustainability strategies in Brussels this November 19-21

BRUSSELS. – November 3, 2008 – With sixteen days to go, top companies are now preparing to share their sustainability strategies at The Sustainable Manufacturing Summit Europe in Brussels, November 19-21

In the last couple of weeks more speakers have been added to the impressive line-up including: Pavel Misiga, Head of Unit, Environment and Industry from the European Commission, who will be talking about the recently announced plans for a revamped eco-labeling scheme. Also recently added from Nokia’s environmental team is Kaisa-Reeta Koskinen who will be presenting a case study on product life-cycle analysis.

Senior sustainability experts from STMicroelectronics, Cisco Systems, HP, Danone Beverages, Volvo and more are confirmed to present in sessions examining corporate sustainability trategies, energy efficiency, life-cycle analysis, eco-labeling, water footprinting, recycling and eco-management.

As well as many benchmarking case studies, the conference agenda includes updates on the European Commission’s recently announced Action Plans for Sustainable Consumption and Production and the likely format of the soon to be revised EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) Scheme.

The event also includes a specially arranged post-conference workshop on "Becoming Carbon Neutral." The aim of the workshop – led by sustainability experts First Climate – is to help manufacturers develop a comprehensive carbon management strategy.

The conference concludes with the presentation ceremony for the 2008 EMAS Awards. This year’s awards focuses on energy efficiency and emissions reductions and will recognize outstanding performances in this area within organizations across Europe.

The Sustainable Manufacturing Summit is the must-attend event for those charged with developing corporate environmental strategies and their advisers. It provides practical advice and the latest regulatory updates for companies seriously addressing sustainability issues.

To download the event brochure, please visit the event web site at:
http://www.greenpowerconferences.com/corporateclimateresponse/sms_europe.html

For more information, please contact:
Lenka Smejkalova, Green Power Conferences, Direct line: +44 20 3355 4210
Lenka.smejkalova@greenpowerconferences.co.uk

About Green Power Conferences:

Green Power Conferences provides high quality, interactive events specializing in four areas: Renewables, Biofuels, Carbon Markets and Corporate Climate Response. The Sustainable Manufacturing Summit is part of our Corporate Climate Response series and brings together companies, regulators and other carbon experts to discuss how companies can best reduce their overall carbon emissions.

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