Exploring the Potential for Enabling Sustainable Practices by Food Consumers: A Webinar hosted by Cork University Business School and the ERI
Join us as we gain insight from industry experts and researchers on food-related sustainability initiatives to support consumers and current sustainable household practices, and debate and discuss the potential facilitators and barriers in achieving sustainability across the supply chain. This workshop will inform final recommendations for the PLATEFORMS research project.
The PLATEFORMS project (https://plateforms.oslomet.no/) aims to produce in-depth knowledge on how food practices in the home are affected by new innovations in food provisioning platforms, such as community supported agriculture (CSA) or online shopping. Together, we will explore areas of innovation and the potential value of these new platforms in enhancing the sustainability of food practices within households.
09.30 Welcome Address from Professor Thia Hennessy, Dean of Cork University Business School
09:35 Keynote Speakers : How retailers, producers and community groups are responding to sustainable food consumption issues
Daniel Kelly, CSR Manager, Lidl Ireland & NI
Emma Walls, Commercial Director, Glenisk
Dr Oliver Moore, Cloughjordan CSA
10.25 Presentation on Plateforms Research Findings from Professor Mary McCarthy and Dr Claire O’Neill
11.00 Breakout sessions on key themes of:
Responsible sourcing and food waste
Sustainable product attributes and design
11.45 Concluding discussion based on breakout rooms feedback , chaired by Professor McCarthy