Seminar List for Sustainability

10:30 - 11:00

How to Win an Investment Approval from your Board

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Many companies struggle to create compelling business cases for large investment in Energy Reduction projects. The Ignite team has been helping clients for over 20 years to provide proof of concept and financial justification that can be seen directly in client P&Ls which in turn gives Board members faith in the deliverable outcomes of investment in Energy Efficiency.

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11:10 - 11:40

Enrich Not Exploit (It’s in our hands)

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of The Body Shop, the revolutionary brand that pioneered social activism and was built on a philosophy that business can be a force for good. In celebration of the anniversary, The Body Shop recently launched its new Enrich Not Exploit™ Commitment, with a set of targets to help The Body Shop become the world’s most ethical and sustainable global business. At this session, Simon will explain how The Body Shop is looking to reduce its environmental footprint and start on its journey to achieving true sustainability.

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  • Simon Locke International Environmental Sustainability Manager - The Body Shop International
11:50 - 12:20

BIFM’s Sustainability Survey 2016: Where are we 10 years on?

BIFM's annual sustainability survey looks at the way that the FM profession is coping with and tackling the increasing demand for sustainable business. It explores the key drivers behind the sustainability agenda, who is leading it within an organisation, how it is measured and reported as well as understanding the latest trends such as legislation.

2016 is the 10th year that BIFM have run this survey, and is the longest running survey of its kind in the UK providing a unique insight into the trends supporting the changes and the future direction.

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12:30 - 13:00

Energy for Londoners – Making London a resilient, sustainable and resource efficient city

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The Mayor of London works to make London a more resilient, sustainable and resource efficient city, where businesses want to be based and where people want to live and work.

To achieve the Mayor’s vision for the environment, the GLA develops and delivers a set of results-focused programmes. These programmes also create jobs and attract investment in areas such as waste recycling, water, green infrastructure, energy and the low carbon and green economy.

RE:FIT and RE:NEW are the Mayor of London award-winning programmes to help make London homes, non-domestic buildings and assets more energy efficient by cutting carbon emissions and energy bills. These programmes support organisations to develop and bring their energy efficiency projects to market.

The Mayor’s DEPDU Successor programme – 50% funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) - is set up to support the Mayor’s target of 25 per cent of London’s energy to be generated through Decentralised Energy (DE) by 2025. The programme supports others to develop and bring their DE projects to market.

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  • Alex Hobley Senior Project Officer – Programme Delivery (Sustainable Energy) - Greater London Authority
  • Kore Mason RE:NEW Programme Director - Greater London Authority
  • Virginie Caujolle-Pradenc RE:FIT Programme Director - Greater London Authority
15:10 - 15:40

Securing a yes from your CFO for your Energy Management Business Plan: DSR Case Study

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