With the apparel and textile sector uniting around the SDGs at the 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference, science based targets could potentially play a critical role helping the industry transition to a low-carbon economy. Setting Science-Based Targets (SBTs) are a powerful way for business to increase competitiveness and prepare for a carbon-constrained future.
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About the Speakers
Tim Greiner | A Pure Strategies Co-founder and Managing Director, Tim has pioneered approaches to building environmental and social integrity into products, brands, and businesses. His experience spans the spectrum from developing corporate strategy, designing product sustainability programs, creating approaches to transform and engage supply chains and fostering collaborative mechanisms to lift the sustainability performance of entire industries. Tim is also a co-founder of the Chemical Footprint Project and has guided chemicals management strategies for companies across diverse industries. Tim is currently working with several progressive businesses on developing science-based targets including Ben & Jerry’s, Seventh Generation, Biogen, and Walmart.
Liam Salter | Founder and CEO of RESET, Liam is responsible for forging innovative new approaches to tackling climate change and sustainability in Asia, structuring technology, finance, marketing and communication solutions for RESET corporate clients. Previously, Liam was Director of WWF International’s Climate Change Programme in Asia-Pacific. At WWF Liam co-led the design and operational development of the Gold Standard Foundation, now the world’s leading certification system for high quality carbon credits. He also initiated the Low Carbon Manufacturing Programme (LCMP), the first carbon rating system for export manufacturers, and developed WWF’s campaign work on power sector reform and renewable energy policy across South East Asia.
Pure Strategies and RESET Carbon | Pure Strategies and RESET Carbon are collaborating to offer Science-Based Target services to major apparel brands and retailers. The benefits of the collaboration include:
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