EMEX Public Sector
Wednesday 27th November 2019
Following the UK government’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2050, many public sector organisations have declared a ‘climate emergency’ to help deliver tangible benefits through local sustainability and environmental projects. This session will focus on the challenges and opportunities that are faced by those tasked by the delivery of the carbon reduction targets on daily basis.
This session will focus on how University energy managers meet increasing expectations to deliver carbon reductions in a large, complex organisation. The panel discussion will focus on the challenges and opportunities faced by energy managers at universities with the Government’s Net Zero target in mind.
Riding Sunbeams is a social enterprise set up by 1010 Climate Change Group and Community Energy South to work with Network Rail to investigate the pathway for the railways to support decarbonisation by being powered directly by renewable energy. Since 2017 the Riding Sunbeams team have been working with Network Rail teams to investigate the technical, commercial and social drivers to facilitate […]
Thursday 28th November 2019
We are living in a period of unprecedented climate concern, with many organisations declaring Climate Emergencies. What do these mean in practice and how can we as professionals use this concept either directly or to supportively engage. This session will hear from leading professionals and their experience and the case study use of declarations for an NHS Foundation Trust, a […]
NHS organisations find themselves under increasing financial pressure, and the need to reduce energy spend in order to offer more funding on patient care has never been greater. This panel session will focus on the challenges of energy efficiency in the NHS with a focus on Net Zero services by 2050.
With pressure mounting on organisations to make the transition to zero carbon, Wakefield Council has declared a climate emergency and is working with energy and services group, ENGIE, to achieve its target of becoming a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030. This session will discuss ENGIE and the Council’s journey on the road to carbon neutrality and the approach taken to meet […]