Wednesday 7th November 2018 from 11.30 to 12.30
Amphi A, Lilliad
The objective of this session is to provide feedback from European companies that have implemented an Environmental Labeling approach, specifying the methodologies they used (PEF, Label etc.).
The session will focus on companies’ benefits (economic added value, promotion of the brand…). It is also open to specialized association to discuss the consumers’ interest and perception regarding those challenges.
Product Team Leader at European Commission – DG ENV, European Commission
LCA Expert, Dr. Galatola has been working since July 2010 within the Directorate-General for the Environment at the European Commission -Unit Environment and Industry, First coordinating the implementation of EU Ecolabel scheme and then leading the work related to environmental footprint methods development and their testing in collaboration with industry, member states and NGOs. Previously Dr.Galatola worked in the DG Research dealing with research planning and execution in the field of Environmental and Pollution Prevention.
Building awareness and capacity regarding the product environmental footprint (pef) in 4 mediterranean countries: egypt, lebanon, morocco and tunisia
Consultant, PRé Sustainability
Laura Golsteijn holds a PhD in Toxic Impact Modelling and an MSc in Biomedical Sciences. She is involved in the development of sustainability metrics and LCA impact assessment methodologies. Laura authored multiple scientific publications in the areas of toxicity and environmental impact. As a consultant at PRé, Laura works a.o. on life-cycle-related projects for SMEs and the European Commission. She was involved in many types of LCA studies, from simple screening LCAs to full ISO-compliant assessments, resulting in publications of EPDs and several long-term monitoring studies. Additionally, Laura is the lead trainer of PRé’s LCA and SimaPro training.
Let’s deploy environmental labelling
SD Leader for Design & Offer, Décathlon
Director of publications, Cogiterra
Rich with a double training in chemistry and
computer science, David Ascher co-founded the publishing company Cogiterra in 2003 with Carine Seghier. Since then, he has been responsible for the publications “Actu-Environnement.com” and “Emploi-Environnement.com”, plus the “paper” magazine Environment & Technology in 2012