08 - 09 September 2022 | London, UK
Sustainability in Pharma & Healthcare Congress08 - 09 September 2022 | London, UK
The inaugural event postulates current trends in the pharmaceutical industry in relation to environmental sustainability, how best to move toward carbon zero, keeping in mind environmental sustainability and delivering improved access to patient care

The programme brings together international pharmaceutical organisations and healthcare providers from around the globe to discuss and cooperate on carbon zero and sustainability targets. Join over 150 leaders in sustainability, global supply, procurement, sustainable medicines and climate policy in this unmissable In-Person event.

Sustainability in Pharma & Healthcare Congress is sponsored by


Benefits to Attending...

  • Hear from and meet with the leading figures in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry that are implementing and supporting programs to achieve carbon zero and sustainability targets.

  • Discuss and share through panel discussions on key challenges and areas in need of improvement to achieve carbon zero. Learn about building sustainable supply chains and promoting collaborative partnerships across regulatory, financial, policy advisory groups and healthcare providers. Investigate the Lessons from COP 26 meeting and the role the industry can play in adoption of carbon zero.

  • Discover practices to improve the sustainability of clinical trials, patient care, reduce emissions and develop greener pharmaceuticals. Interact with fellow attendees and speakers during the live Q&As, taking place across the day.

  • Explore how organisations are tackling and achieving sustainability targets with the use of digital health, new delivery systems/devices and patient access. Gain focused insights into the challenges of delivering sustainable health in the UK and Europe.  

Agenda at a Glance

Day One:
Sustainability In Pharma

  • Demystifying the carbon targets, carbon zero, carbon negative and net zero targets
  • What are the barriers to achieving carbon zero in the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare sectors?
  • Working towards a responsible model of consumption and production in a carbon neutral environment
  • Best practices in achieving sustainability by monitoring environmental performance, whilst minimising emissions and exposure to chemical substances.
  • The role of natural resources (e.g. hydrogen) in transitioning to carbon zero
  • Implementing “green” IT practices designed to lower costs, improve sustainability, and reduce energy consumption in data centers
  • Optimise supply chain and procurement and incentivise partners to create a sustainable supply value chain
  • Panel Discussion I
    Lessons from COP 26 meeting- What would be the role of the pharma and healthcare institutions and what can these parties and stakeholders do to address challenges in the adoption of carbon zero?

  • Panel Discussion II
    Delivering Health in UK and Europe in the Sustainability Context

  • Panel discussion III
    Benchmarking Sustainability In Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Workshop
    Sustainability in Supply Chain and Procurement

Day Two:
Sustainability in Health/Healthcare

  • Sustainability in drug development – developing “Greener” pharmaceuticals – definition of greener pharmaceuticals and APIs and general minerals
  • Sustainability in Clinical Trials and Patient Access– improving accessibility of clinical trials and development, including diversity in clinical trials, ethnicity, GHG clinical trials
  • Delivering patient care and building sustainability practices into the development of drug new delivery systems/devices- implications on precision medicine and reduction of waste
  • Delivering patient outcomes and precision medicine
  • Partnership practices- working with patients and implications on digital health as well as disease prevention strategies and intervention practices
  • Sustainability healthcare coalition and improving standards of patient care with respiratory and chronic diseases
  • Carbon zero and Healthcare Estates, challenges in developing existing infrastructure 
  • Panel Discussion I
    Ways in which to collaborate & establishing partnerships with regulatory, financial, policy advisory groups and healthcare providers
  • Panel Discussion II
    Delivering patient care and building sustainability practices

Confirmed Speakers

The congress brings together a panel of prominent leaders and scientists, sharing new case studies, innovative data and industry perspectives

France Bourgouin

France Bourgouin

Director, Global Sustainability, LEO Pharma, Denmark

Steve Hoare

Steve Hoare

Quality, Regulatory Science & Safety Policy Director, The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry

Courtney Soulsby

Courtney Soulsby

Global Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences Sector, BSI
jim davoux

Jim Davoux

Director, Global Energy Management & Environmental Sustainability, AbbVie, USA

Ian Milimo

Ian Milimo

Programme Specialist, Bureau for Policy & Programme Support, UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub

Nazneed Rahman

Nazneen Rahman

Director, Sustainable Medicines Partnership

Frank Swinton

Frank Swinton

Anaesthetist & Sustainability Lead, West Yorkshire & Harrogate NHS Trust

Fiona Adshead

Fiona Adshead

Chair, Sustainable Healthcare Coalition

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LinkedIn Group

Our LinkedIn group aims to foster discussion and collaboration between experts working towards sustainability and carbon zero targets in both the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry.

Media Partners

The Sustainability in Pharma & Healthcare marketing team work with leading journal publications on reciprocal marketing arrangements. 

Event Features​

Networking & knowledge-sharing is at the heart of what we do. Alongside the innovative programme, attendees can engage in a variety of event features and make the most of participation in a range of virtual, remote experiences

Interactive Sessions

Featuring a series of panel and roundtable discussions pertaining to the latest biologics research and development

Event App

Our Event App features a personalisable agenda, peer-to-peer networking, OnDemand Presentations, solution provider content, and much more!

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Gold Sponsor

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BSI Group

Bronze Sponsor

Empowering organizations to be ready for the future.

As the financial, environmental, and social climates of our planet continuously shift, BSI’s founding purpose to benefit society is more relevant now than ever before. By shaping, sharing, supporting and assessing industry best practice, for 120 years BSI has equipped organizations with the tools and techniques they need to turn today’s challenges into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Working globally across a range of sectors – with specialist expertise in healthcare, automotive and aerospace, the built environment, and food and retail – BSI offers a range of services and solutions to make organizations worldwide more trusted and resilient. We adopt innovative technology and processes to offer our services in an efficient and effective manner, partnering with our clients to embed sustainable behaviours for the long-term benefit of their people, their customers, and our planet.

Grenova Solutions

Networking & Programme Sponsor

Founded in 2014, Grenova™ is an innovative company that is revolutionizing lab consumables through high-quality waste reduction solutions. Grenova’s mission is to lower costs in the laboratory industry and reduce biohazard waste in the environment by delivering groundbreaking approaches in dealing with plastic consumables. Grenova’s existing products include the TipNovus™ family of pipette tip-washing solutions for labs such as the Automated TipNovus (ATN) Package, a fully integrated tip-washing solution; the TipLumis™ family of HEPA-filtered, temperature-controlled, UV-sanitized tip storage solutions; GrenoClean, a proprietary and scientifically validated cleaning solution; and Purus by Grenova™, a novel microwell plate cleaner launching in 2022. For more information, visit GrenovaSolutions.com.