Join us on Tuesday 26 July at our participant-only in-person event in Melbourne, Net-Zero Roundtable: Reducing Scope 3 Emissions through Partnerships.
Australian businesses are faced with the enormous challenge of addressing scope 3 emissions – indirect emissions resulting from value chain activities. These emissions occur from sources outside a business’s control, and yet for some, they can contribute 70% or more of an organisation’s total emissions inventory.
Partnerships will be a key mechanism for the transition as businesses look to decarbonise their value chains. Effective partnerships can lead to greater climate ambition and new technological solutions. Addressing scope 3 emissions requires partnerships that promote research, development and multi-stakeholder dialogue.
Join this event to:
- Understand the need to manage and account for Scope 3 emissions to effectively transition to net zero
- Learn how your business can reduce scope 3 emissions through collaborations with key stakeholders and responsible partnerships
- Hear from sustainability and climate experts from around Australia and engage in peer-to-peer discussions and networking
- Anna Stewart, Head of Sustainability Reporting and Engagement, Coles Group and Director, UN Global Compact Network Australia
Anna has more than 13 years of experience in corporate sustainability roles in ASX-listed companies and brings deep experience in ESG reporting frameworks and stakeholder engagement. She was recently appointed to the role of Head of Sustainability Reporting and Engagement at Coles and will commence on 9 May. Anna spent eight years at ANZ and, until April 2022, was the Head of ESG Governance and Reporting, responsible for the bank’s external ESG disclosures (including the annual ESG Supplement), responding to external ESG assessments and supporting the bank’s key ESG governance bodies – the Board Ethics and ESG Committee and the executive Ethics and Responsible Business Committee. Prior to joining ANZ Anna spent almost ten years at AGL, primarily in the regulatory affairs team where she focused on energy and climate policy, before moving into sustainability reporting and community investment.
- Tony Wood AM FTSE, Energy and Climate Change Program Director, Grattan Institute
Tony Wood leads the Grattan Institute’s Energy and Climate Change Program. He has delivered numerous major reports on energy and climate change, developed a strong profile with governments and industry, and is a regular media contributor on key energy issues. This role followed a 30-year career in industry, including with The Clinton Foundation, Origin Energy and Incitec-Pivot. Tony was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to conservation and the environment, particularly in the areas of energy policy, climate change and sustainability. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Technology, Science and Engineering.
- Beth Nelson, Director, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY
Beth is a Director in EY’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services team, leading the decarbonisation agenda. Beth focuses on supporting organisations to identify, manage and disclose the risks and opportunities presented by climate change and the transition towards net zero emissions. Beth has both a deep and broad understanding of the international climate change context and experience in supporting a range of climate change strategies, net zero emissions planning and target setting, and low carbon investment planning projects. Beth has worked with many private organisations across a range of sectors as well as with different scales of government to support climate action planning and strategy development. Beth’s experience includes working with a range of international partners to develop better outcomes. In the years prior to the Paris Agreement, Beth was the UK’s climate change engagement lead, working to secure ambitious commitments to climate action and strengthen collaboration conducive to a global agreement on climate change. Beth’s international experience also includes managing a portfolio of climate finance investments that aim to reduce emissions whilst supporting the positive social impact and sustainable economic growth.
- Peter Shelley, Sustainability Manager, Energy and Carbon, Australia Post
Peter Shelley is the Sustainability Manager for Energy Carbon at Australia Post, a role he has performed since 2013. His experience in carbon management spans 16 years and he has been responsible for managing a diverse range of projects at Australia Post, including managing the annual CDP Project, the carbon performance including the development of the science-based target to 2025, obtaining certification via Climate Action for Australia Posts’ retail offering, participation in the Melbourne Renewable Energy Project, working with the International Postal Corporation, and setting up Australia Post as a member of the Emissions Reduction Fund, receiving revenue for some of the projects already implemented.
- Tanya Harris, Head of Sustainability and Ethical Procurement, Edge Environment
Tanya Harris has nearly three decades of experience in the private and international development sectors spanning media, marketing, hospitality, telecommunications and health industries. She brings corporate finance and business operations perspectives, having led the development and execution of sustainability and procurement strategy, policy and process development, governance, risk management, stakeholder engagement, delivery and internal/external capacity building and training over the past 15 years. Tanya is a contributor and expert practitioner of Sustainable Procurement – Guidance ISO 20400, a sector industry roundtable representative during the Australian Federal Government consultation to develop the Modern Slavery Act and productivity commission assessment of National SupplyChain Resilience and a United Nations One Planet Network expert advisor.
- Dr Daniel Rojas Sanchez, Senior Consultant, Edge Environment
Dr Daniel Rojas Sanchez is a Senior Sustainability Consultant at Edge, with years of consulting, education, and research experience in the analysis and design of processes within the energy, transport, food, and climate change sectors. Daniel integrates a technical background with an analytical business-oriented approach to deliver insights into carbon and emissions reduction strategies, sustainable process design, and environmental impact assessments. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Monash University focused on techno-economic and environmental modelling. Daniel’s past clients span the public and private sectors, including Wesfarmers, Coles, and Cotton On Group. He has contributed to professional and academic channels on decarbonisation and using future energy to create and help drive solutions in the current energy transition towards resilient low-carbon economies.
Contact Sarah Day, Environment and Climate Change Senior Coordinator for more information.