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IBD & BFBi Present: Virtual Environmental Conference 2021

This event is of particular interest to those in the Brewery, Distilling, Food & Beverage Industry. Register for the event here.



The biggest issue facing our industry is the “climate change emergency” and our customers and investors will expect each of us and our businesses to make reductions in the carbon footprint impact on the environment of our products.

We are all on a journey and the Southern Section of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling and BFBi would like to invite you to a Virtual Environmental Conference to be held on 22nd April (World Earth Day) 2021


The purpose of the conference it to engage will all alcoholic beverage producers and their supply chain by:

 Bringing interested and committed Industry Professionals and Environmental Scientists together across the whole Brewing & Distilling supply chain.

 Share best Industry Practice across industry platforms

 Highlight successes achieved in reducing carbon footprint

 Highlight gaps and between what is required and what must be achieved to achieve carbon neutral products

 Explore new and developing technologies and how they may be applied

 Emphasise to the World the achievements of the Brewing and Distilling Industries and their Suppliers

This is just the start of a journey we hope this initiative will the start individual meetings and working groups and before a full in person Conference to develop the conversation across the whole industry to focus efforts towards a sustainable future.




1) Muntons Plc | Dr Nigel Davies – “Malt: Embedded sustainability to protect your brand”

2) Good Things Brewing Co | Chris Drummond – “A programme in Sustainable Brewing” (working title)

3) Good Business | Giles Gibbons – ’Hero to Zero’ – Reflections on the journey to a ‘Net Zero’ Gin.”

There will be opportunities to engage in Question & Answer.


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