Training Courses

One day training on sustainable manufacturing, sourcing, traceability and bio-processing.

"Sustainability systems and solutions"

This course covers the principles of sustainable sourcing, processing and manufacturing. The content is applicable to all processing industries including chemicals, minerals, agricultural products, metals, manufactured goods, forestry and wood products. The following topics are covered:

  • Sustainability principles
  • Greenhouse gas accounting and life cycle assessment.
  • Sourcing, chain of custody and traceability
  • Labelling and certification

Who should attend? Managers, administrators and other professionals working with certified materials. Marketing and CSR professionals making claims about sustainable products. Procurement professionals purchasing sustainably certified goods.

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"The business of bio-processing"

This course provides a thorough understanding of chemical processes using bio-based carbon. The content is very relevant to the bulk and speciality chemicals industries, cosmetics and personal care, cleaning products and packaging.

The following topics are covered:

  • Drivers for bio-based chemicals
  • Drop-in bio-products
  • Biodegradable polymers
  • New molecules and new routes
  • Sustainability and certification
  • EU and US regulation

Who should attend? Investors in renewable products and processing. Strategy managers in the fossil carbon industry who want to diversify into bio-based products. Managers, technicians, engineers working with bio-based materials. Marketing and CSR professionals. Procurement professionals purchasing biomass, bio-based feedstocks and agricultural products.

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Group courses are held in London and other central locations but private courses can be held at your office, at a time of your choosing.

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