EMEX Public Sector
Wednesday 27th November 2019
As climate change climbs ever higher on the global agenda, we find ourselves in the unenviable situation where the simple process of heating our homes is responsible for almost a quarter of the UK’s carbon emissions. This session will discuss the importance of how, with stringent environmental government targets in place, it’s vital to focus on developing the low-carbon technologies […]
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 […]
Transport for London (TfL), which runs day-to-day operation of the Capital’s public transport network and main roads, has completed a major energy efficiency savings programme at their Palestra office which provides both office accommodation and two critical operational floors for the organisation. This seminar will cover: What the GLA & TfL are doing about Climate Change at a wider level; […]
Discussion on the steps Aberystwyth University have taken to reduce single use plastics.
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 […]
Over the past 5 years, NHS Scotland has implemented three major Energy Performance Contracts across its estate with an overall capital value in excess of £30million. Each project has faced its own unique challenges and although all have been ultimately successful, the journeys have been very different. This session will look at the realities of implementing Energy Performance Contracts – […]