Green Supply Chain Committee

Last updated 18/05/2022

BIC Green Supply Chain Committee Terms of Reference 

Member Organisation
Karen Carden University of the Arts London 
Eyvette Davis & Charlotte Ellis Cengage
Jude Drake Bloomsbury
Vicky Ellis Clays
Simon Ellison WHSmith
Lisa Faratro CPI Group (UK) Ltd
Noah Genner BookNet Canada
Caroline Gorham Canongate Books
Ben Groves-Raines Hachette UK
Meryl Halls & Alan Stanton The Booksellers Association
Marian Hersey & Elaine Kelleher Macmillan Distribution (MDL)
David Hetherington Books International
Clive Herbert Nielsen BookData
Catherine Hodgson Taylor & Francis
Natalie Jones  CILIP
Martin Klopstock Kogan Page 
Charles Light  HarperCollins
Charlotte McSharry Emerald Publishing
Rachel Martin (Chair) Elsevier
Brian O'Leary

Book Industry Study Group


Simon Pallant Gardners
Susan Pinkney The Publishers Association
Tom Shackelford Amazon
Michele Petty Ulverscroft
Simon Pollard BIC consultant 
Beccy Preece Waterstones
Caroline Priday Princeton University Press 
Amanda Ridout IPG
Karina Urquhart BIC
Courtney Ward Penguin Random House 




























In its September 2021 meeting, the BIC Green Supply Chain Committee signed off on its Green Supply Chain Work plan. This Work Plan has been created in line with BIC's Green Promise and Agenda, and uses the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals as its framework. The Work Plan can be found below. 

BIC's Green Supply Chain Work Plan 

The first meeting of the BIC Green Supply Chain Committee was held on 19th May 2021.

Meetings every 2/3 months: July, September, January, April

BIC members interested in joining the BIC Green Supply Chain Committee should complete the application form here and send to

Please note, the opportunity to sit on any BIC Committee or Group is reserved solely for BIC members.