London, 28th April 2016
PGN Open Meeting and Relaunch:
Thursday 26 th May 2016
Pearson, 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL
16.00 – 17.00 Open Meeting
17.30 – 19.00 Keynote from David Nussbaum, WWF UK, followed by a drinks reception
The Publishers Green Network will relaunch on Thursday 26 th May with an open meeting followed by a keynote presentation from David Nussbaum, CEO of WWF UK.
The Publishers Green Network aims to help those in the book industry increase sustainability and reduce their overall environmental impact. The PGN looks at the complete process / supply chain for physical and ebooks by providing a networking / information sharing forum to facilitate this. The meeting, from 16.00 – 17.00, is open to any interested parties. To reserve a place, please email email@example.com
Following a short networking break, there will then be a keynote presentation from David Nussbaum. To book tickets, register here.
David Nussbaum, CEO of WWF UK, will speak on recent developments in the international and national sphere, setting a framework for the global Climate agenda, and current priorities for WWF. Focusing on what this might mean for the publishing industry, Nussbaum will look at the need for partnerships with environmental charities.
Stephen Lotinga, CEO of The Publishers Association will then lead an ‘in conversation with’ David Nussbaum, taking questions from the floor.
The afternoon will close with a drinks reception.
PGN Chairman, Ashley Lodge, says; “I am really delighted to be relaunching our group with David Nussbaum, the CEO of WWF UK. I passionately believe the PGN’s information sharing forum has an important role to play in ensuring that the publishing industry continues to minimise its environmental impacts.”
Note for Editors:
The Publishers Association and BIC are cosupporters of the Publishers Green Network.
The Publishers Association is the leading trade organisation serving book, journal, audio and electronic publishers in the UK. Membership comprises over 100 companies from across the trade, academic and education sectors. www.publishers.org.uk
For more information about BIC, see our ‘About BIC’ section at the bottom of this page. www.bic.org.uk
The Publishers Green Network is a voluntary group designed to help the publishing industry increase sustainability and reduce its overall environmental impact. The PGN looks at the complete process/supply chain for physical and ebooks by providing an environmental networking / information sharing forum to facilitate this. www.bic.org.uk/151/publishersgreennetwork
For more information please contact: Seonaid MacLeod, 020 7691 9191, firstname.lastname@example.org