Green Supply Chain Journeys – Conversations with BIC stakeholders

With its Green Book Alliance partners, Book Industry Study Group (BISG) and BookNet Canada, the Book Industry Communication (BIC) is engaged with companies across the book publishing industry about sustainable practices and how difference organisations think about green initiatives.

In this series, we are interviewing book industry supply chain suppliers who are going green and taking serious steps to reduce their impact on the environment. Read their journeys below:

Martin Klopstock (Digital and Operations Director) at Kogan Page Ltd. Located in London, Kogan Page publish in the area of sustainability and are fully committed to the overall goals of: Accessibility, Sustainability and Diversity & Inclusion.

Vicky Ellis, Sales Director at Clays, based in Bungay; Suffolk is a printer established over 200 years ago. Clays prides itself on being a major in this fluid evolving world through extensive investment and a determination to react quickly to their customers’ fast-moving needs. Driven by their passion to help make the overall supply chain more cost effective and efficient, we are focussing on moving away from the traditional model of ‘print then sell’ to the more beneficial ‘sell then print’.

Michelle Petty (Managing Director) at Ulverscroft Limited. Located in Leicester, Ulverscroft is considered the leading world-wide publisher of large print and unabridged audio books.

Catherine Hodgson, Sustainability Manager at Taylor & Francis. As part of the Informa Group, Taylor & Francis has been certified CarbonNeutral® across its business operations and are committed to becoming a zero waste and net zero carbon business by 2030