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One week to go for Corporate Climate Response London

Submitted by: Green Power Conferences

Categories: Events, Environment

Posted: May 12, 2008 – 01:30 PM EST


Over 150 sustainability professionals signed up already

May 12 /CSRwire/ - May 12, 2008 - LONDON - With one week to go, time and space is quickly running out for Corporate Climate Response - London (May 19th-21st). Minister for the Environment, Phil Woolas MP, will deliver the keynote address at this event which aims to prepare companies for the UK-s new mandatory carbon trading scheme - the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC).

There has been a phenomenal response to this event with over 150 participants confirmed to attend. Registrants include sustainability professionals from top companies including British Land *Royal Mail * Unilever * Aviva * Boots * Heineken * Cargill * Oracle * Next and more.

Defra experts who were instrumental in creating the CRC will also be speaking at this event. They will be joined by energy and environmental directors from companies implicated in the scheme to discuss how corporates will participate in the CRC which affects over 5,000 companies operating in the UK.

"I am interested in how the league table will be publicised and getting more information on how the carbon budgets will be set," says Maggie Kemp, Environment Manager at Cable & Wireless, and a speaker at the event.

Speakers at Corporate Climate Response - London include representatives from over 25 top companies including:

Tesco * M&S * B&Q * BSkyB * Cable & Wireless * BAA * Barclays * Cisco * IBM * Innocent * Cadbury Schweppes * Nestle * GlaxoSmithKline * The Co-Operative Group * Pepsi * Scottish & Newcastle

This event also looks the very latest developments in Climate Change and the Food Industry with top retailers and producers presenting on reducing climate impact across the supply chain.

It's particularly timely that Tesco will be presenting on its carbon labeling scheme following the retailer's recent launch of twenty Tesco products with carbon labels.

To download the event brochure, please visit the Corporate Climate Response web site at:

About Green Power Conferences:

Green Power Conferences provides high quality, interactive events specializing in four areas: Renewables, Biofuels, Carbon Markets and Corporate Climate Response. Corporate Climate Response events bring together companies, regulators and other carbon experts to discuss how companies can best reduce their overall carbon emissions.

For more information, please contact:

Pia Dorfinger Green Power Conferences
Phone: +44 0207 801 6333

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