Group Sustainability Workshops

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Group Sustainability Workshops

Our goal is to get businesses into action around sustainability.

Whether you have some initiatives in place, a dedicated strategy or are unsure where to start, our workshops provide a framework to start or continue reducing your emissions and set you up to make a positive impact longer-term. The sessions are designed to foster sharing and collaboration amongst participants to not only keep each other accountable but to provide a support network, ideas and inspiration to help accelerate our journeys. 

Please see below for our upcoming workshops and dates. If you would like us to host a workshop for your industry sector please drop us a message here

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Upcoming Workshops

Sustainable Events 

8 October, 21 October, 18 November 2021
(11am - 1pm each session, online)

A 3 part workshop to implement sustainability measures and reductions, in conjunction with Green Circle Solutions.

The series is designed for Ops, Event Directors and operational suppliers either just starting or already implementing some basic reduction measures who want more of a framework and guidance on taking this further. 

Format
The workshops will be held virtually in small groups of around 10 people to encourage as much personalised guidance and small group interaction as possible. 

Sustainability thrives off ecosystems and collaboration. As such we highly encourage open conversation, sharing and feedback. This is a safe space designed to support and elevate each other’s approach to sustainability. 

In Conjunction With
David Humphreys at Green Circle Solutions is an IEMA qualified sustainability consultant. He is the former Group Operations Director at GES so understands the complexities and pressures of the events industry and its suppliers. 

Price
Normally £99 a session, total £297.

Introductory offer of £50 a session, £150 for the series. By being the first participants you get to shape the agenda and focus of these and future sessions and help us get feedback to continue running these on a wider scale.

Places are limited to ensure small working groups.
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The workshop is designed to:

  • Provide a starting framework to approach your sustainability strategy and reduction measures
     
  • Assess where you are now in order to prioritise which areas to focus on within your event lifecycle and be able to quantify the results of these changes
     
  • Foster conversation and insight from colleagues across the industry to learn from each other, form support networks and work together to create change
     
  • Leave you with the tools to continue implementing reduction strategies
     
  • Provide guidance on how to approach internal teams and senior management for wider adoption and buy-in
     
  • Enable reductions by the end of the workshop

Part 1

  • Background on sustainability theory, Sustainable Development Goals, climate change
  • Understanding our impact as an industry, business and individual
  • Identifying footprint impact streams and how to measure your own impact

  • Gathering meaningful data

Part 2

  • Carbon footprint measurement in more detail

  • Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting, Green House Gas Protocol and Carbon Scopes 1, 2 and 3

  • Worked examples and calculations

  • Understanding results for internal and external communication 

Part 3

  • Using results to develop short, medium and long term strategies for carbon reductions

  • How to start setting goals and objectives for business impact reduction

  • Communication strategies up and down the supply chain

  • Carbon offsetting

  • Climate change resilience

  • Circular business thinking

You will also have your workshop network to continue progress with after completion and will be given your own mini carbon calculator to apply to your other events.

 

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