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Climate Action Breakfast - supplier engagement #1

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Reducing the emissions of your supply chain is one of the most impactful you can take to lower your organisation’s impact on climate and nature and future-proof your business.

Engaging and supporting suppliers therefore provides a huge opportunity to drive progress towards climate goals.

Join us for the first of two introductory Climate Action Breakfasts on supplier engagement in partnership with Redcliffe & Temple and City Centre BIDs, on 17 July at Burges Salmon.

We will be focusing on practical steps and actions organisations can take, hearing from Rhian Smith, Senior Consultant at 3ADAPT on:

  • Why supplier engagement is so important;
  • Setting a supplier engagement goal;
  • Identifying who needs to be involved internally and how to create buy-in;
  • How to map suppliers and select priorities for engagement.

We will also hear from Mary Lavin, Senior Manager for Sustainability & Reporting at Osborne Clarke and Kathryn Archer, Sustainable Procurement Specialist at Bristol City Council, about their experience working on these issues. 

Attendees will be encouraged to identify actions to take forward ahead of the second breakfast event later this year, which will focus on how to engage and support suppliers.

A light breakfast will be provided.


About the Climate Action Programme
By offering a suite of events, resources and peer-to-peer learning opportunities, the Climate Action Programme provides support and inspiration to organisations of all kinds. We promote best practice, identify solutions to challenges, and foster a sense of community amongst organisations in Bristol that are committed to positive change.

To be kept up to date about upcoming events and opportunities with the Partnership and/or our Climate Action Programme, please join us as a member.

About our collaboration with Bristol City Centre BID and Redcliffe & Temple BID

We have expanded our Climate Action Programme by collaborating with Bristol City Centre Business Improvement District (BID) and Redcliffe & Temple BID. Through our collaboration, we embed a localised approach and deliver free and tailored climate support to organisations in this area of the city. Read more.

With thanks to our Climate Action Programme sponsors:


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