1st Product Environmental Footprinting (PEF) World Summit
(formerly known as PCF World Forum) is a neutral platform for companies and their stakeholders to reflect and act on challenges, practical experiences, initiatives, tools and insights towards climate-conscious and environmentally sound value chains.
On 8-9 October 2013 the PEF World Forum will host the 1st PEF World Summit in Berlin. At its heart: the EU Environmental Footprinting initiative, its selected pilot projects, its implications for businesses and updates from a range of international carbon footprinting and product sustainability initiatives. Topics addressed at the summit:
1. Comparing sustainability performance of products and suppliers
2. Product category and sector level benchmarking
3. Communicating environmental footprints to business partners and consumers
4. Implications on international trade
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