Webinar | NI Case studies on climate action: Lidl & Deloitte

In the fourth of this webinar Spring series, you’ll learn more about how NI Climate Champion Lidl is taking action on the climate emergency in its sector and be inspired to drive change in your own organisation.

  • Date:

    30 Mar 2021

  • Time:

    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

  • Location:

    Online Event

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Acting on the climate crisis is still high on the agenda. Businesses are, now more than ever, expected to play their part to keep the planet liveable. But it can feel overwhelming and difficult to know where to start.

In the fourth webinar of this Spring inspirational series, Géraldine Noé, Head of Environment at Business in the Community NI will be joined by Lidl – a BITC Climate Champion- to understand how businesses in the retail sector can start on their climate journey, take practical action and collaborate to reduce their carbon footprint.

Webinar agenda

  • Understanding the greatest impacts of the retail sector and how to mitigate them
  • Collaborating across one’s supply chain to deliver long-lasting results
  • Case study: Lidl
  • Insights into shopping habits of sustainability-conscious consumers: Deloitte

This webinar series is part of the BITC Business Action on Climate campaign, aimed at challenging and supporting businesses to address the climate emergency. As part of the campaign BITC is asking businesses to sign the Climate Action Pledge, a public commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. To change everything we need everyone.

The webinar is suitable for anyone with environment or corporate responsibility aspects to their role, and senior staff members interested in learning more about how their organisation can take action to address to climate emergency. Members and non-members are welcome to attend.

Read more about Business Action on Climate and the Climate Action Pledge here. Download the Pledge document in advance of the webinar here.

If you have any questions you would like to raise in advance of the webinar, please contact geraldine.noe@bitcni.org.uk.


Nathan Currie, Facilities Manager, Lidl

Nathan Currie, Facilities Manager, Lidl

Nathan has been the Facilities Manager for Lidl NI for 2 years. He is responsible for the maintenance and efficiency of all equipment, sites and buildings of Lidl’s 41 stores across Northern Ireland, ensuring a safe working and shopping environment for staff and customers.

The main links with his role and climate action are primarily based around energy initiatives and biodiversity opportunities on sites.

Emily Cromwell, Director in Deloitte’s Sustainability practice

Emily Cromwell is a Director in Deloitte’s Sustainability practice. She is a lawyer and a regulatory specialist, with deep expertise in helping her clients manage complex, multi-jurisdictional obligations, and designing programs that meet strategic goals and legal requirements.

Emily leads Responsible Business for the Consumer industry in the UK and advises clients on a range of sustainability issues, to include decarbonisation, TCFD, human rights, sustainability strategy, and circularity. She leads the ethical value chain eco-system for Deloitte UK, which is made up internal capabilities augmented by an external network of innovative technology companies.

Emily has delivered global, multi-disciplinary projects for over a decade and is deeply experienced in driving large programmatic change.

Emily joined Deloitte from a publically traded American company where she served as International Trade Counsel and the Corporate Compliance Officer.

In that capacity she built a number of global programmes from scratch, and was ultimately responsible for their efficient and effective implementation. She reported to the Board and Audit Committee, and though based in Washington, DC, she worked regularly in Europe and Asia.

Emily earned a BA degree with Honors in Humane Letters from the University of Oklahoma and a Juris Doctor from the College of William and Mary.


  • Géraldine Noé, Head of Environment, BITC NI