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Bluehorse Associates Carbon Measurement Approach to Spark Debate at Food Sustainability Summit

13/05/2010 10:46

London (PRNewswire/WorldTourismNews) -- A major gathering of sustainability professionals takes place in London later this month to drive forward industry best practices on environmental and social impact assessment techniques. Speakers at the LCA Sustainable Supply Chain Summit (Bloomsbury Hotel, London, May 25-26, 2010) have committed to sharing their experiences on developing better sustainability strategies, including using the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology. BASF, BT, Cadbury, Sony Ericsson, Dole, Twinings and Unilever are just some of the major corporations backing this initiative.


Summit organisers London Business Conferences are delighted that sustainable metrics leader Bluehorse Associates is supporting the LCA Sustainable Supply Chain Europe Summit as Sponsors. Sara Pax, the group's founder and managing director, will be leading an exciting multi-stakeholder debate on Measuring Environmental Impacts In The Food And Drinks Industry: Which Solutions Offer Most Business Benefit And Why - The Pros And Cons Of Full Versus Simplified LCA. This debate will include a highly relevant discussion on taking carbon measurement 'Beyond the Science' and the business value ('ROI') of the various available approaches.


About Bluehorse Associates

Bluehorse Associates is a group specializing in the field of environmental measurement having developed Carbonostics ( cost+carbon+nutrition) - a smart lifecycle assessment tool that delivers product-level screening for any food product or menu. Accessed via an online, user-friendly interface, Carbonostics includes a comprehensive database of carbon emissions with over 1300 entries for food ingredients, packaging materials, energy, transport, storage, disposal and more. Carbonostics' key feature is its comparative assessment, unlimited scenario function that allows users to model their products with different inputs.For more information on Carbonostics, visit

For more information on the LCA Sustainable Supply Chain Summit visit


Source: London Business Conferences Ltd

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