About the Green Supply Chain Committee

The first meeting of the BIC Green Supply Chain Committee was held on 19th May 2021.

Comprised of expert representatives from BIC member organisations, this industry-wide committee consults across a range of conversations & topics to deliver efficiency & accuracy for operations through the creation and promotion of standards, best practice, training, workshops, and various initiatives. The committee oversees the delivery of the BIC Green Supply Chain Work Plan and shares information with both the Sustainability Industry Forum and The Green Book Alliance.

BIC members interested in joining the BIC Green Supply Chain Committee should read the Terms of Reference and complete the application form here and send to info@bic.org.uk

Please note, the opportunity to sit on any BIC Committee or Group is reserved solely for BIC members. 

Current Committee Membership

Full NameBIC Member Organisation
Karen CardenUniversity of the Arts London
Simon CrumpBIC Consultant
Eyvette Davis & Charlotte EllisCengage
Jude Drake Bloomsbury
Vicky EllisClays
Simon EllisonWHSmith
Lisa FaratroCPI Group (UK) Ltd
Noah GennerBookNet Canada
Caroline Gorham Canongate Books
Ben Groves-Raines Hachette UK
Meryl Halls  and Alan StantonThe Booksellers Association 
Clive HerbertNielsen BookData
Marian Hersey & Elaine KelleherMacmillan Distribution
David HetheringtonBooks International
Catherine HodgsonTaylor & Francis
Martin KlopstockKogan Page
Charles LightHarperCollins
Charlotte McSharryEmerald Publishing
Rachel Martin (Chair)Elsevier
Brian O’LearyBook Industry Study Group (BISG)
Simon PallantGardners
Michele PettyUlverscroft
Gavin PhillipsSouthern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)
Susan PinkeyThe Publishers Association
Simon PollardBIC Consultant
Beccy PreeceWaterstones
Caroline PridayPrinceton University Press
Amanda RidoutIPG
Tom ShackelfordAmazon
Karina StevensNosy Crow
Karina UrquhartBIC
Courtney WardPenguin Random House UK

Committee meetings frequency

Meetings are held every 2/3 months: July, September, January, May.