Since 1996, Interface considers sustainability as its number one strategic priority. It grew from the answer to a business risk to a driver of efficiency and innovation. Since 1996 Interface Europe has reduced its GHG-footprint with 98%, cut energy consumption with 55% and switched 45% of its feedstock to renewables. Today, Interface is market leader in the modular carpet industry employing 3 500 employees and generating 1 billion $ turnover.
What is the Interface ‘Sustainability Immersion’?
During this ‘Sustainability Immersion’ on April 19-20, 2018 at the Interface site in the Netherlands, participants get a deeper understanding of the ‘innovation power’ of sustainability. They will learn how to embed this into every business area and to translate it into tangible business outcomes.
During this two-day ‘immersion’ experience you will be guided by Sustainability Experts of Interface and Möbius, and you will ..
- get acquainted with Interface’s sustainability program (guided by its Mission Zero & bold objectives), and how it successfully integrates breakthrough initiatives, senior leadership support and a deep-rooted culture.
- have the chance to discuss about sustainability challenges and opportunities with a limited group of like-minded peers from various sectors in an informal setting
- see sustainability in action during a Gemba walk through Interface’s sustainable operations at the Scherpenzeel site.
- get an outlook on the future of sustainability and its new developments (incl. back casting, circularity and shared value).
Board of Excom members, VP or sustainability managers – irrespective of the industry type.
Price per person : 600€ (including hotel, dinner and lunch)
|19.00||Arrival at Scherpenzeel||on April 19|
|20.00||Networking dinner||on April 19|
|9.00||Keynote 'Mission Zero and the secrets behind successful sustainability programm eexecution'||by Geanne Van Arkel, Interface|
|13.00||'Experiencing sustainability' through gemba walk|
|14.00||Inspiration session 'Sustainability in NPI, Supply Chain and Marketing'|
|16.00||An outlook on the future of sustainability|