Conference Parallel Sessions

Food: Speakers from the Soil Association and Nourish will be with us to discuss emerging best practise in sustainable food strategies and organic food, and the potential these areas have to impact on organisational sustainability.

Sustainable Procurement: Barbara Morton will draw on her considerable experience with Sustainable Procurement and the public sector to discuss examples of where sustainable procurement has helped organisations to achieve wider climate change and sustainability goals.

Business Travel: Matthew Eastwood and Gordon Manson from the Energy Saving Trust will speak on ‘How to take control of your Business Travel’ and will touch on developing business cases, identifying cost reduction opportunities and monitoring progress

Behaviours: Alex Hilliam of Changeworks will offer a unique perspective on the ‘ISM: Individual, Social and Material’ Toolkit.

Cultural and Societal Issues around Climate Change: Ben Twist from Creative Carbon Scotland will identify the different opportunities for the arts and culture to respond to and participate in climate change adaptation and mitigation. This session will include a participative discussion.

Climate Change Co Benefits: Alison Pridmore from Aether will explore some of the wider benefits to pursuing climate change objectives within your organisation. From a Behaviour change point of view, understanding these co-benefits can be very beneficial for getting stakeholders ‘on-board’.

Energy: Chris Morris from Local Energy Scotland will showcasing some of the Local Energy Challenge Fund projects and demonstrate how they are contributing to themes of Scotland’s Energy Strategy

Energy: Kathleen Robertson from Scottish Government will lead a session on Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme

Sustainable Travel: In this session, we will have contributions from Janice Gray, from Paths for All and Philip Glennie from Sustrans

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