Events

Our events bring the publishing community and our stakeholders together from across book supply chains.

Upcoming

London Seminar 2024 Seminar

4 Jul 2024 09:30–17:00 London

The seminar is our annual event where we bring the publishing community and our stakeholders together from across book supply chains to discuss the hot issues, be inspired by the latest innovations, and make new connections. The event will be attended by staff from the 28 publishers that participate in the Book Chain Project, as well as representatives from the pulp & paper mills, printers, certification bodies, NGOs and other stakeholders who we engage with.

2024 USA Seminar Seminar

22 May 2024 09:30–17:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada)

This year we are excited to be back again for our biannual Seminar, a great chance to meet in person with our US-based publishers, mills, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

London Seminar 2023 Seminar

5 Jul 2023 09:30–17:30 London

Join us at this year's Seminar, with the theme Transparency: an Open Book. We'll explore the increasing expectations on companies to gather, share and disclose information on their sustainability impacts across the value chain - for example to understand the impacts on nature, ensuring commodities are deforestation free, human rights due diligence, Greenhouse Gas emissions, and options to make our books more circular.

BCP China Seminar 2023/ 中国纸厂/印刷商研讨会: 应对欧盟供应链新法案 Seminar

15 Jun 2023 09:15–17:00 Beijing

我们诚邀Book Chain Project的中国纸厂和印刷商们参加本次线下研讨会,共同探讨欧盟市场供应链新法规对中国纸厂&印刷商的影响及应对,展望出版行业可持续发展议题的未来趋势,包括气候变化、毁林、劳工保护、循环经济等。本次研讨会将是纸厂和印刷商与同行及客户就出版行业市场与法规的新变化增进交流、探讨最佳应对方案的好机会。

Quarterly supplier drop-in clinic Webinar

4 Apr 2023 14:00–15:00 London

As part of the Supplier Engagement workplan, this year we will host quarterly supplier “drop-in” clinics. This is an opportunity for suppliers who use the Book Chain Project system to come and ask us any questions about how to find certain information or do certain things on the system, but also for any new ones to ask any questions and get familiar with the onboarding process.

2023 BCP environmental questionnaire webinar (CN)/ 2023BCP环境问卷线上研讨会(中文) Webinar

29 Mar 2023 14:00–15:30 Beijing

本次会议语言为中文。

2022 London Seminar Seminar

7 Jul 2022 09:30–17:30 London

After two years of lockdowns, isolation and online meetings, we are so excited to finally meet in person with our UK-based publishers, mills, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

2022 USA Seminar Seminar

7 Jun 2022 12:00–17:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada)

After two years of lockdowns, isolation and online meetings, we are so excited to finally meet in person with our US-based publishers, mills, suppliers, and other stakeholders.

Chinese user Environmental Questionnaire Webinar / 中文用户环境调查问卷线上研讨会 Webinar

12 Apr 2022 14:00–16:00 Beijing

Please find English below.

BCP Seminar 2021 Seminar

6–8 Jul 2021

Please join us for the 2021 Book Chain Project Seminar with the theme: Building resilience. The pandemic caused disruption in global supply chains. There is growing scrutiny of “business as usual” as deforestation levels remain high, legislative efforts to curb harmful chemicals and other materials (e.g. plastics) accelerate, and the spotlight shines on new labour rights hotspots. How can we, through the Book Chain Project, build resilience in global book supply chains, continually improving the sustainability of the industry?

Mill Environmental Questionnaire Webinar / 纸厂环境调查问卷线上研讨会 Webinar

18 May 2021 15:00–16:30 Beijing

This webinar will cover why sharing information on environmental performance is important to Publishers; what the topics that the EQ (Environmental Questionnaire) asks about are, and how to complete the EQ. You will hear from environmental experts from the Book Chain Project team and senior representatives from participating Publishers. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions. If you would already like to submit a question before the webinar or to cancel the event, please email to tong.wu@carnstone.com.

Supplier Environmental Questionnaire Webinar / 供应商环境调查问卷线上研讨会 Webinar

12 May 2021 15:00–16:30 Beijing

This webinar will cover why sharing information on environmental performance is important to Publishers; what the topics that the EQ (Environmental Questionnaire) asks about are, and how to complete the EQ. You will hear from environmental experts from the Book Chain Project team and senior representatives from participating Publishers. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions. If you would already like to submit a question before the webinar, please email to tong.wu@carnstone.com.

China Mill Workshop (virtual) 2020 / 2020年纸厂线上工作坊 Webinar

11 Jun 2020 13:30–16:30 Beijing

This half day on-line practical workshop aim to introduce Book Chain Project Mill Assessment Framework and publisher's expectation of mills, and share practical advice, including peer company examples, to show mills how to demonstrate good practice in responsible sourcing of fibre &/or pulp to meet publishers' expectations.

Prelims Forum meeting Q3 Meeting

17 Jul 2018 14:30–17:00 London

This will be the third and final Prelims meeting for the Book Chain year 2017/18.

Book Chain Project Seminar 2018: The Story of Books Seminar

20 Jun 2018 09:30–17:00 London

This year's London seminar will cover all aspects of the Book Chain Project: forests, chemical safety, and labour standards.

PREPS Asia Summit 2018 Summit

24 Apr 2018 09:30–16:30 Beijing

A conference convening organisations across the pulp, paper and publishing supply chain to discuss the latest developments in responsible forest sourcing, and an opportunity to share practical advice for paper makers on sourcing fibre responsibly.

Forest Sources Q3 Forum Meeting 2017/18 Meeting

6 Mar 2018 14:00–17:00 Dublin

Publishers Forum Meeting for the Forest Sources Tool.

PREPS European Seminar 2016 Seminar

22 Jun 2016 09:00–17:00 London

The PREPS seminar brings together the publishing community and key stakeholders in the paper, pulp and forestry sectors around the subject of sustainable environmental paper sourcing. Featuring leading experts from campaigning organisations, the industry, certification bodies, academia and government, the annual seminar is an opportunity to comprehend and discuss the biggest developments around sustainable environmental paper sourcing today.

PREPS North American Seminar 2016 Seminar

24 May 2016 09:30–17:00 Eastern Time (US & Canada)

The PREPS seminar brings together the publishing community and key stakeholders in the paper, pulp and forestry sectors around the subject of sustainable environmental paper sourcing. Featuring leading experts from campaigning organisations, the industry, certification bodies, academia and government, the annual seminar is an opportunity to comprehend and discuss the biggest developments around sustainable environmental paper sourcing today.

PREPS Asia Summit 2015 Summit

29 Jun 2015 09:30–17:00 Beijing

The PREPS Asia Summit brings together the publishing community and stakeholders in the paper, pulp and forestry sectors around the subject of responsible paper sourcing. The event will be an opportunity to connect with fellow publishers, printers, paper mills and other stakeholders to discuss common challenges and share solutions. Attendees will also develop an understanding of the PREPS system and how it can support their work in this space.

PREPS European Seminar 2014 Seminar

18 Jun 2014 09:30–17:00 London

The PREPS seminar brings together the publishing community and key stakeholders in the paper, pulp and forestry sectors around the subject of sustainable environmental paper sourcing. Featuring leading experts from campaigning organisations, the industry, certification bodies, academia and government, the annual seminar is an opportunity to comprehend and discuss the biggest developments around sustainable environmental paper sourcing today.