Achieving sustainability has gone way beyond a commitment to recycling and turning off the lights at night. In a dynamic and competitive market place, business models need to be reimagined to meet consumer and environmental demands. What is the real scale of the challenge we face in feeding the world? What needs to be done to meet that challenge? What innovations are pioneering a new way forward in food production?

Chair: Oliver Hurrey, Executive Director, 2degrees

15.00 – 15.25

Feeding the world in 2020 and beyond: examining where we are today and where we need to get to

Dr Fred van de Velde, Expertise Group Leader Protein Functionality, NIZO

15.25 – 15.50

Case study: a partnership with the B Corp movement to enhance sustainability practice

Alexandra Heaven, B Corp Manager, Danone

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15.50 – 16.10

Case study of next generation business models: vertical farming

Dr Robert Hancock, Senior Scientist, Cell and Molecular Sciences, The James Hutton Institute

Emily Saunders, Business and Office Manager, Intelligent Growth Solutions

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16.10 – 16.30

Supply chain sustainability: helping suppliers move from audit and compliance to achieving continuous improvement 

Oliver Hurrey, Executive Director, 2degrees

Dr Gavin Milligan, Group Sustainability Director, William Jackson Food Group

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