Understanding the Climate Impact of Supply Chains
Concluded • Mar 7, 2024 • 2:00 AM CUT
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Break down the surprising hidden impact of supply chains (~60% of emissions!) This event will discuss the various components and drivers of supply chain emissions that make it the majority of the carbon footprint of many companies. We'll introduce some real-world examples and identify critical areas that need climate intervention.

Meet the Speaker

Janice Lao, Co-Founder, Project Eleven and 3X Head of Sustainability

Janice Lao is an internationally awarded environmental scientist and economist working in the field of corporate sustainability for 20 years. In the past decade, she has led the sustainability agenda for multinational companies worldwide such as Peninsula Hotels, MTR Corporation, Cathay Pacific, Swire Group, and Helen of Troy, in industries spanning conglomerates, real estate, hospitality, transport, and consumer goods.

She has extensive knowledge and deep practical experience working with supply chains globally on sustainability and climate programs, having worked in China, Australia, UK and US. At the age of 30, she developed the initial mathematical and economic modelling that was the basis for international aviation’s climate change strategy. She also originated and led industry-first sustainable financial deals (green bonds, sustainability-linked loans, M&A).

She was named in Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the world’s most influential female sustainability leaders and by Greenbiz in 2019 as one of the most influential women working in climate change. She graduated from the University of Oxford and is completing her Ph.D. at Prescott College on governance practices in corporate sustainability.

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