Welcome to the resources section for DEFINING NET ZERO, the first week of 4 in the COLD CHAIN LIVE! TOWARDS A NET ZERO COLD CHAIN series.

Here you will find links to thought-leadership papers and other relevant information plus this week’s leader’s interview video and the recording of the live workshop.

If you haven’t registered for the remaining sessions, there is still time!

SHAPING THE COLD CHAIN OF THE FUTURE: THE ROAD TO NET ZERO

PART ONE – SETTING THE SCENE

We are working to bring our industry together, to define what we mean by a net zero cold chain and to ask ourselves where the gaps are in our knowledge and where the potential is for collaboration. This paper starts the conversation and is the basis for engagement within and outside our industry.

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SHAPING THE COLD CHAIN OF THE FUTURE: THE ROAD TO NET ZERO (PART ONE - SETTING THE SCENE)

This document is the basis for the Cold Chain Federation's engagement within and outside our industry; to define what we mean by a net zero cold chain and to ask ourselves where the gaps are in our knowledge and where the potential is for collaboration.

INSIGHT

Here you will find links to papers from our speakers and other key reference sources containing useful information around this week’s theme.

Shane Brennan, Chief Executive, Cold Chain Federation

Towards a Net Zero Cold Chain – Setting the Scene

Shane sets the scene for Cold Chain Live! and the reasons for basing it around the Net Zero challenge.

Tom Southall, Policy Director, Cold Chain Federation

Shaping the Future of the Cold Chain: The Road to Net Zero

The Federation’s Policy Director introduces our Net Zero project and this week’s headline paper.

Prof Alan McKinnon, Keuhne Logistics University, Hamburg

Net Zero Cold Chain

One of the world’s leading supply chain experts puts the net zero cold chain challenge in context.

Dr Rob Lamb, Sales & Marketing Director, Star Refrigeration

The Engineering Pathway to Net Zero Cold Chain

How could technology provide answers to the net zero challenge in cold chain facilities.

Tim Gauvrit, Head of Sales Automation, SSI Schaefer

Future-proof solutions for a sustainable supply chain

Automation has answers to many questions one of the best solutions providers in logistics. gives us their thoughts

Further Reading

Net Zero: The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming (CCC, 2019)

https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/net-zero-the-uks-contribution-to-stopping-global-warming/

Reducing UK emissions: 2020 Progress Report to Parliament (CCC, 2020)

https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/reducing-uk-emissions-2020-progress-report-to-parliament/

Doing Cold Smarter (University of Birmingham, 2015)

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/college-eps/energy/policy/Doing-Cold-Smarter-Report.pdf

Climate Change Agreements scheme extension and reforms for any future scheme (BEIS, 2020)

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/climate-change-agreements-scheme-extension-and-reforms-for-any-future-scheme

Rewiring Britain for a net zero future: (Ofgem, 2020)

https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/rewiring-britain-net-zero-future-ofgem-publishes-decarbonisation-action-plan

LEADER’S INTERVIEW

This week Shane talks to Tim Moran, Managing Director of Lineage Logistics UK about the practical ways the cold chain can deliver robust and profitable solutions as we transition to a net zero economy.

WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

All the individual presentations are available below to watch in your own time.

PRESENTERS’ SLIDES

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