Global GreenTag International will be presenting Jonas Bengtsson, CEO and Co-Founder of the science based sustainability consultancy Edge Environment on Wednesday, September 22 for its monthly Conversations Series. This month we have invited Jonas to explore with us the topic of carbon and how to more effectively manage the carbon footprints on construction projects.
Jonas who has a MSc in Physics specialising in problem solving, a Diploma in Psychology from Gothenburg University and a Master of Environmental Management from UNSW has a passion and curiosity for sustainable development and market change. He believes that there is a long way to go before we can work effectively across supply chains and organisations to establish a sustainable existence. However, Jonas also sees opportunities to engage and unleash a global resource of entrepreneurship, creativity and productivity that can transform our society to the kind of world that we really want within our lifetime – where unsustainable is unthinkable.
For this session with Global GreenTag International, Jonas will be providing his perspective on why carbon is important and will be discussing solutions to get out of the mess that mismanagement of carbon has created for the environment through the impacts of climate change. The event will cover:
* What is Carbon?
* How do we work with Carbon? Can we?
* The role of LCA (Life Cycle Assesment) and EPDs (Environmental Product Declarations)
* Rating Tools & Carbon
* Future trends – predictions for LCA and EPDs
PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT
‘Conversation on Carbon with Jonas Bengtsson’
Wednesday, September 22 at 3pm AEST
Edge Environment was established in 2008 as a sustainability consultancy to help companies ingrain sustainability into their cultures, both for responsible and commercial performance.
Edge consultants combine science, strategy and storytelling to facilitate and support the growth of clients in areas that include carbon and climate resistance, sustainability leadership and communications, sustainable and ethical procurement, circular economy and life cycle thinking and sustainable delivery.
The award-winning, multi-disciplinary team of Edge Environment are also passionate about what they do and the positive impact it can have. They strive consistently to unearth win/win situations for clients and their companies and the planet, by leveraging both experience and relationships to solve problems by providing tailored, holistic solutions.
GLOBAL GREENTAG INTERNATIONAL
Global GreenTag International provides Type 1 (third party) product certification, declaration and verification programs for manufacturers with exemplar green product lines in building materials, interiors, personal care and cleaning products.
Using Global GreenTag CertTM (one of the most scientifically advanced, product certification standards in the world) Global GreenTag simplifies the selection of environmentally sustainable, healthy and ethical products for industries like Architecture, Design and Construction. The system both assesses and ranks products through leading LCA based product ecolabelling and rating schemes that also include a CarbonRATE scheme.
Global GreenTag also provides third party, assessed product declaration programs – an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), a Product Health Declaration (PHD) and a Modern Slavery Declaration (MSD), which is the first product level declaration of its kind in the world to help manufacturers and procurement teams eliminate modern slavery occurring in global supply chains.
Helping professionals to make informed decisions about preferred green and ethical products to protect both the health of environment, workers and consumers, Global GreenTag currently has more than 16,000 products under certification in over 22 countries, used in buildings and offices throughout Australia and the world.
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