RTC and Diageo at Climate Week 2023

The Renewable Thermal Collaborative (RTC) and Diageo held a sold-out event at Climate Week 2023 to discuss accelerating decarbonization in the food and beverage sector.

The event’s expert panel discussed how food and beverage leaders are approaching thermal decarbonization. Diageo and other corporate energy buyers shared their perspectives and experiences with different technologies and strategies, lessons learned, and what’s next.

After the panel, Diageo hosted follow-up discussions and networking in their fantastic in-suite lounge, BarDeco.


  • Jayant Kairam, Vice President, Society / ESG, Diageo (moderator)
  • Ashley Allen, Chief Sustainability Officer, Oatly
  • Roberta Barbieri, VP, Global Sustainability, PepsiCo
  • Blaine Collison, Executive Director, Renewable Thermal Collaborative
  • Andrew Jarrick, Environment & Sustainability Excellence Manager, Diageo
  • Kevin Rabinovitch, Global VP Sustainability & Chief Climate Officer, Mars