Full agenda

EMEX is a very efficient way of comparing your best practices and initiatives against other businesses, identify areas of improvement and source new ideas. More than 100 leading practitioners and experts; over 50 seminars across 4 topical theatres

Wednesday 24th November 2021

COP26 Roundup

09:50  -  10:50

Panelists weigh the promise and the shortfalls of the COP26 conference deal and address the role of businesses and professionals in fighting climate change. If COP26 has not solved the problem, we have to assume that we’re all part of the solution!

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Doug Parr, Chief Scientist and Policy Director at Greenpeace UKDoug Parr Chief Scientist and Policy Director
Greenpeace UK
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale Chair
EMEX Conference
Sonya Bhonsle is the Global Head of Value Chains & Regional Director Corporations at CDP.Sonya Bhonsle Global Head of Value Chains & Regional Director Corporations
CDP

Building Skills, Creating a Net Zero Ready Workforce

11:00  -  11:50

Alongside the transition to a low-carbon economy, there are powerful trends at play that will reshape the skills needed for businesses today and create labour shortage in the very near future. There is also a need to involve every single part of your business to transition together. This means that converting organisation’s climate strategy into an engaging ambition that colleagues […]

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Amanda Scott, Managing Director at Willis Towers WatsonAmanda Scott Managing Director
Willis Towers Watson
Dave Armstrong Managing Director Great Minds Property GroupDave Armstrong Managing Director
Great Minds Property Group
Scott ArmstrongScott Armstrong Chief Operating Office
Planet Mark

The Future Economics of Battery Installations

11:00  -  12:10

The cost of batteries are high. The economic case is improving with the introduction of P375 meters from next year which will allow trading in peak and off-peak periods. The session will explore how trading could give the economic green light to mass scale battery roll out.

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Brian Clavin - Head of Battery Energy Storage Solutions Total Data Centre SolutionsBrian Clavin Head of Battery Energy Storage Solutions
Total Data Centre Solutions
Ian NicollIain Nicoll Metering Team Leader
ELEXON
Paul GrahamPaul Graham Utilities, Waste and Sustainability Manager
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Peter Walker, Founder & Director of Energy Optimisation Solutions Ltd (EOS)Peter Walker Founder & Director
Energy Optimisation Solutions Ltd (EOS)

Science-Based Targets: Scope 3 Emissions

12:00  -  12:50

Net Zero and ambitious targets are becoming increasingly mainstream. However, one of the biggest challenges for committing, setting and meeting these targets is reducing Scope 3 emissions. CDP has found that, on average, GHG emissions in the supply chain are 11 times greater than direct emissions, with this being much higher in certain sectors, such as retail. Our analysis also […]

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Andrew McMullen, Director Environmental Impacts at The LEGO GroupAndrew McMullen Director Environmental Impacts
The LEGO Group
Laurie Edwards, Senior Consultant at EcoActLaurie Edwards Senior Consultant & Technical Lead for SBTs
EcoAct UK
Robert Williams,Director Procurement Sustainability at AstraZenecaRobert Williams Director Procurement Sustainability
AstraZeneca
Sonya Bhonsle is the Global Head of Value Chains & Regional Director Corporations at CDP.Sonya Bhonsle Global Head of Value Chains & Regional Director Corporations
CDP

Transitioning to Net Zero Infrastructure

12:00  -  12:50

The Infrastructure Carbon Review was published in November 2013 with the call to action ‘cut carbon, save cost’. Height years on, and with the UK government committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, progress have been good but not fast enough. Carbon is a good proxy for resource efficiency. Extraction and processing of resources and their subsequent use in construction consumes […]

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David Riley Head of Carbon Neutrality Anglian WaterDavid Riley Head of Carbon Neutrality
Anglian Water
Maria Manidaki Mott MacDonaldMaria Manidaki Technical Principal Net Zero / Principal Water Investment Planning Advisor
Mott MacDonald

Industrial Decarbonisation & Transformational path to Net Zero

13:00  -  13:50

Society of Operation Engineers will host a panel discussion with experts from Atlas Copco, bp and Tarmac, chaired by William Dalrymple, editor of Operations Engineer magazine. The panel will argue that decarbonising industry is among the most difficult challenges of the net zero transition that requires an openness to change and the courage to do things differently. The session will […]

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Alexander Pavlov General Manager
Atlas Copco Compressors UK & Ireland
Steve Rees Production Team Leader bpSteve Rees Production Team Leader
bp
William DalrympleWilliam Dalrymple Editor
Operations Engineer Magazine

Mitigating the impact of TCR through solar and storage

13:00  -  13:25

Energy costs are increasing and mitigating this additional cost is a key component in maintaining a profitable business. The basis of charging for electricity is also changing with the implementation, from April next year, of the OFGEM Targeted Charging Review (TCR). At the same time, businesses are under increasing pressure from stakeholders to reduce their carbon footprint and follow a […]

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Richard Batty Key Account Manager
SMA Solar UK Limited

Harness The Power Of Big Data & IoT: Accelerate to Net-Zero

13:00  -  13:25

ClearVUE’s advanced energy monitoring solution helps businesses cut out energy waste and optimise their energy consumption, leading to improved green credentials, improved customer engagement and improved operational efficiencies.

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Dan SmithDan Smith Director of Energy Services
ClearVUE.Business

Bringing Transparency in Most Complex Industrial Supply Chains

13:30  -  13:55

We are on a mission to make the world’s most complex industrial supply chains more transparent, and help prevent the exploitation of people and our planet. Traceability-as-a-Service is fast becoming a requirement for the world’s leading brands. Circulor is enabling global businesses, including Volvo Cars, Polestar, BHP, and LG Energy Solutions, to track and manage their supply chains, support responsible […]

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Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, Co-founder & CEO at CirculorDouglas Johnson-Poensgen Co-founder and CEO
Circulor

Decarbonising Historic and Listed Buildings

14:00  -  14:25

Around 500,000 buildings in England alone are protected by statutory listing and hundreds of thousands more are situated in conservation areas. They cover many building types from stately homes to public buildings, terraced streets and blocks of social housing. The potential carbon savings from making these buildings more energy efficient is vast. The session will focus on near-term deep decarbonisation strategies. […]

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Catherine Ross Church of EnglandCatherine Ross Open & Sustainable Churches Officer
Church of England
Matt Fulford Founder Inspired EfficiencyMatt Fulford Founder
Inspired Efficiency

Energy Managers for the future

14:00  -  14:50

Organisations and their leadership teams know they need to act on the climate emergency and several have set ambitious and stretching targets for decarbonisation. However not many have specific actionable plans for deliver decarbonisation and there is a leadership vacuum to drive this. Given decarbonisation is largely a engineering and technology challenge, energy manager have a once in a generation […]

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Amy Blackwell Sustainability and Environment Manager Aston Manor CiderAmy Blackwell Sustainability and Environment Manager
Aston Manor Cider
Beatriz Valdes, Networks Energy Manager at Vodafone UKBeatriz Valdes Networks Energy Manager
Vodafone UK
Ian Beynon Head of Energy at Royal MailIan Beynon Head of Energy
Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions
Pradyumna PanditPradyumna Pandit Managing Director, Sustainability and Energy Services
Mitie

Reducing The King’s Cross Estate Carbon Footprint, from Energy Supply, to Tenant Demand in a Joined up Approach

14:00  -  14:25

In this session, we will discuss the work the Optimised Group have been carrying out on the King’s Cross Estate. Starting with evolving their tenant recharging to RICS best practice, with the addition of metering and moving to near real-time data acquisition to create transparency of individual tenant demands on central HVAC plant. We will then lead on to explain […]

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Gary Bark, Managing Director at Optimised BuildingsGary Bark Managing Director
Optimised Buildings Ltd
Steve Kellett, Sustainability Manager at Argent LLPSteve Kellett Sustainability Manager
Argent LLP

Lloyds Banking Group’s Journey to Net Zero Carbon Operation

14:00  -  14:25

Matteo currently works for Lloyds Banking Group where he utilises his knowledge of the energy industry, sustainability management, engagement and technical expertise to deliver the group sustainability ambitions. Matteo will share key insights learnt on the journey : How to define a net zero pledge and what are the steps to get there Timeline, business case building, iterations and analysis […]

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Matteo Deidda Sustainability Manager Lloyds Banking GroupMatteo Deidda Sustainability Manager
Lloyds Banking Group plc

Decarbonisation of Historic Higher Education Estates

14:30  -  14:55

Bill Watts will talk about the Net Zero Carbon and retrofitting case study at Wolfson College, Oxford. Max Fordham is currently working with Wolfson College, at the University of Oxford, on an £8M project to cut at least 75% of its carbon emissions on its main estate by March 2022. The decarbonisation project is supported by a £5m government grant and is part of the College’s plan to […]

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Bill Watts Senior Partner Max FordhamBill Watts Senior Partner
Max Fordham

Network Evolution

14:30  -  14:55

At Vodafone we are committed to ambitious net zero targets and to helping our customers to reduce their carbon footprint through our services and technology. We are working hard to transform and simplify our network: Since 2015, over 25k customers have been engaged and taken on a strategic journey. This allowed for more than 100 voice switches and ~300 concentrators […]

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John Teasdale, Senior Manager Network Planning, Optimisation & Infrastructure at VodafoneJohn Teasdale Head of Infrastructure, Planning, Rationalisation and Energy Management
Vodafone UK

Siemens Journey

14:30  -  14:55

Climate change is one of the greatest global challenges we face today. At Siemens, we follow the conviction that sustainability serves as a powerful force for good to create value for all our stakeholders. We want to help our customers achieve sustainable growth and transform their industries through decarbonisation and we are working tirelessly to achieve these goals in our own […]

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Olivia Whitlam, Head of Sustainability at SiemensOlivia Whitlam Head of Sustainability
Siemens

Key Principles and Practical Approach to Carbon Offsetting

15:00  -  16:10

Over the past decade, carbon offsetting has become increasingly popular, but it has also become – for a mixture reasons – increasingly controversial. There is also a degree of confusion as to where is the right time and place to deploy a carbon offsetting strategy as part of the armoury of tools on the journey to decarbonisation. At present, carbon […]

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Andrew Baker, Woodland Carbon Markets Advisor at Scottish ForestryAndrew Baker UK Woodland Carbon Markets Advisor
Scottish Forestry
Ben Burggraaf - Head of Energy Dŵr Cymru Welsh WaterBen Burggraaf Head of Energy
Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water
Mike TournierMike Tournier Carbon Reduction SME
Achilles

Climate is Changing: Adapt or Die!

15:00  -  16:10

The headlines will not be new to most people— climate change is happening, it’s caused by humans and it’s serious. This rise in temperature will come with increased frequency and severity of extreme weather events, causing devastating impacts to people and ecosystems as well as business continuity. While business efforts to date have focused on mitigation – and rightly so […]

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David Vaughan Former Director of Science British Antarctic SurveyDavid Vaughan Former Director of Science
British Antarctic Survey
Parthena Exizidou Energy & Carbon Reduction Manager British Antarctic SurveyParthena Exizidou Senior Carbon Manager (Net Zero Transition lead)
British Antarctic Survey
Sarah Jolliffe Carbon Reduction Lead BAM Nuttall LtdSarah Jolliffe Carbon Reduction Lead
BAM Nuttall Ltd
Sue Pritchard Chief Executive at The Food Farming & Countryside CommissionSue Pritchard CEO
Food, Farming and Countryside Commission

Decarbonising Heating and Cooling in University Campuses

15:00  -  15:25

The University of Reading has set itself a challenging target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2030. This session will focus on the steps the university is taking to develop its heat decarbonisation strategy and how digital modelling tools are being used to inform decision making as the campus heat network transitions from fossil fuels to low carbon heating and […]

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Chris Davis UK Manager HysoptChris Davis UK Manager
Hysopt
Chris Dunham Managing Director at Carbon DescentChris Dunham Managing Director
Carbon Descent
Dan Fernbank Energy & Sustainability Manager University of ReadingDan Fernbank Energy & Sustainability Manager
University of Reading

Flexibility Market Participation: Return on Experience

15:00  -  15:50

Business cases and challenges from a customer perspective, bringing in questions around customer assurance and how to engage with flexibility services providers. Flex Assure and National Grid ESO will set the scene, followed by an informative customer experience.

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Adam SimsAdam Sims Power Responsive Manager
National Grid ESO
Caroline Sejer DamgaardCaroline Sejer Damgaard Scheme Administrator
The ADE
David GibbinDavid Gibbin Energy Flexibility Manager
Severn Trent Water

Delivering a world-leading refurbishment and retrofit project: lessons from the Entopia building

15:30  -  15:55

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) has announced in April 2021 the start of works on its new visionary headquarters. This world first for a retrofitted sustainable office building will set new standards for low energy use, carbon emissions and impact on natural resources as well as user experience and wellbeing measured against multiple benchmarks. As part […]

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Tim ForemanDr. Tim Forman Senior Research Associate
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Zero CAPEX Solutions – 5 Rapid-fire presentations

15:59  -  17:00

5 solution providers showcasing a broad range of low carbon and energy efficient solutions and services. A unique opportunity to fast explore new technology, systems and services available right now.

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Bruce MacPherson, Chief Commercial Officer at AceleronBruce MacPherson Chief Commercial Officer
Aceleron
Freddy Dahlberg, Business Development Manager at HMS Industrial NetworksFreddy Dahlberg Business Development Manager
HMS Industrial Networks
Joe Borza CEO and co-founder, EnergyElephantJoe Borza CEO and co-founder
EnergyElephant
Miles Browne Sales Manager GridDuckMiles Browne Sales Manager
GridDuck
Shaun Sweeney, Service Delivery Manager at SimbleShaun Sweeney Service Delivery Manager
Simble

Dublin City Council case study – How to make better energy decisions and CAPEX investments across a portfolio of 15,000 meter points and vehicles

16:00  -  16:10

Dublin City Council (DCC) is the largest local authority in Ireland, and one of the largest in Europe. It is central to local government in Ireland, and provides support services in the greater Dublin region to over 2 million people. Managing the energy usage and spending across the Council’s 10,000+ assets was time consuming, inaccurate & expensive. To reduce the […]

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Joe Borza CEO and co-founder, EnergyElephantJoe Borza CEO and co-founder
EnergyElephant

Automate Appliances with IoT to Save 35% on your Energy Bill

16:10  -  16:20

GridDuck is an IoT platform that monitors and controls hundreds of appliances.

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Miles Browne Sales Manager GridDuckMiles Browne Sales Manager
GridDuck

Net Zero – Case Studies on how our customers are getting there

16:30  -  16:40

Learn how Simble’s cloud based solutions enable you and your customers to leverage the power of energy data.

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Shaun Sweeney, Service Delivery Manager at SimbleShaun Sweeney Service Delivery Manager
Simble

How to get smarter insights – bypassing the critical communication in your PowerGrid

16:40  -  16:50

Millions of robots, drives, engines, air-conditioners and other equipment use HMS solutions to communicate and share information. The results is increased productivity and sustainability

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Freddy Dahlberg, Business Development Manager at HMS Industrial NetworksFreddy Dahlberg Business Development Manager
HMS Industrial Networks

Thursday 25th November 2021

How Lockdown Has Changed Our Understanding in Energy Management for Buildings

09:50  -  10:15

Energy Management often emphasises the influence of occupant presence and actions on energy use in buildings. But what happen when these buildings are left vacant over a long period of time? You’d expect a significant reduction in energy use, right? In reality, many reports have highlighted a marginal drop in energy use . So why empty Buildings still consumed lots of […]

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Gillian BrownGillian Brown Head of Property Sustainability
Office of Government Property
Tom Richardson, Framework Manager – UK Government, TotalEnergiesTom Richardson Framework Manager – UK Government
TotalEnrgies

Roadmap to Net Zero for the UK’s Food and Drink Sector

09:50  -  10:10

The food and drink industry is the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, and in 2019 was responsible for 165 million tonnes of carbon emissions covering all food and drink consumed or produced in the UK. This equates to about 17% of the UK’s carbon footprint. This places a unique responsibility upon us all across the farm to fork supply chain to […]

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Ian Wright CEO FDFIan Wright Chief Executive
Food & Drink Federation

District Heating Networks and Decarbonisation: Lessons learn from Islington’s Bunhill 2 and GreenSCIES

10:00  -  10:25

Islington Council’s Bunhill Heat and Power Network (BHPN) is the first scheme in the world to take low-grade heat from the waste heat generated in the Underground and upgrade it to the high temperatures needed to provide heating and hot water to more than 1,350 homes, a school and two leisure centres. Building on Bunhill 2, Green Smart Community Integrated […]

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RodrigoRodrigo Matabuena Energy Capital Projects Manager
Islington Council

Zero CAPEX Solutions – 4 Rapid-fire presentations

10:10  -  10:50

4  solution providers showcasing a broad range of low carbon and energy efficient solutions and services. A unique opportunity to fast explore new technology, systems and services available right now. 10:10 – 10:20 Hark – Sainsbury’s Case Study. Revolutionising Retail – The power of real-time energy visibility for large estates – 24,000 assets, 600+ sites, 100,000 sensors. 10:20 – 10:30 ZTP – An […]

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Joe Hurst, Director at HarkJoe Hurst Director
Hark
Joe Warren Director ZTPJoe Warren Co-Founder and Director
ZTP
Phil Telfer, Co-Founder of ClearSky LogicPhil Telfer Co-Founder and CTO
ClearSky Logic
Tom Anderson, CEO of Grid EdgeTom Anderson CEO
Grid Edge

Roadmap to Net Zero – tackling scope 1 & 2 carbon emissions

10:10  -  10:50

For food and drink manufacturers, emissions from manufacturing are the main source of scope 1 and 2 emissions, and are the only ones under their direct control. Decarbonising manufacturing requires actions across operations, including new heating technologies and improvements to processes and efficiency. This panel will discuss the potential, the options and challenges to reducing onsite emissions, where improving energy […]

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Andy Cooper UK Sales Manager Clarke EnergyAndy Cooper UK Sales Manager
Clarke Energy
Cat Hay Head Of Policy FDF ScotlandCat Hay Head Of Policy FDF Scotland
Food and Drink Federation
Gerald-Mason Senior Vice President Tate & Lyle SugarsGerald Mason Senior Vice President
Tate & Lyle Sugars
Mauricio Coindreau Head of Procurement & Sustainability Budweiser Brewing GroupMauricio Coindreau Head of Procurement & Sustainability
Budweiser Brewing Group UK & I

Sainsbury’s Case Study. Revolutionising retail – The power of real-time energy visibility for large estates – 24,000 assets, 600+ sites, 100,000 sensors.

10:11  -  10:20

Since 2018 we’ve been building a relationship with Sainsbury’s, a major UK retailer who have over 1,400 locations across the country and over 20 million customer transactions per week. Sainsbury’s contacted our team with a specific goal in mind: to gain and increase visibility and control of assets within their estate with regards to their energy usage.

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Joe Hurst, Director at HarkJoe Hurst Director
Hark

University of Birmingham: creating the smartest and most sustainable university in the world

10:20  -  10:50

The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Siemens, is combining digital sensor and analytics technologies, artificial intelligence, decentralised energy generation and storage, renewable energy and concepts that help change users’ behaviour to transform the University’s Edgbaston and Dubai campuses into the world’s smartest global campus, creating a ‘Living Lab’ where research, teaching and learning all benefit from access to new […]

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Paul-Brodrick, Business Development Director at SiemensPaul Brodrick Business Development Director
Siemens
Sidrah Khan, Digi Rail SCR Project Manager at University of BirminghamSidrah Khan Digi Rail SCR Project Manager
University of Birmingham

[Cancelled] Decarbonising Greater Manchester

10:30  -  10:50

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has set out a bold ambition for Greater Manchester (GM) to become net zero carbon by 2038, aligning it with the objectives of the Paris Agreement. This target places GM on an accelerated trajectory compared to the rest of the United Kingdom, which is set to reach carbon neutrality in 2050, 12 years later. […]

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Sean Owen, Head of Low Carbon at Greater Manchester Combined AuthoritySean Owen Head of Low Carbon
Greater Manchester Combined Authority

The Future of Energy

11:00  -  11:50
Caroline Bragg Head of Policy
The ADE
Luke Bannar-Martin, Product Manager - Heat Solutions at CentricaLuke Bannar-Martin Product Manager - Heat Solutions
Centrica Business Solutions
Simon Burgess, Project Developer at SiemensSimon Burgess Project Developer
Siemens
William Cooter, Project Manager at Pinnacle Power LtdWilliam Cooter Project Manager
Pinnacle Power Ltd

Decarbonising Government Property

11:00  -  12:25

The public estate consists of over 300,000 properties and is valued at over £500bn. It offers an essential platform for the delivery of public services and can play a significant role in reaching Net Zero emissions by 2050. The session will show how the Government Property Function is developing strategies, guidance and delivery arrangements to drive forward the decarbonisation of […]

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Annabel Clark, Regional Director, Sustainability at Faithful+GouldAnnabel Clark Regional Director, Sustainability
Faithful+Gould
Ayse Gungor, Net Zero Policy and Delivery Manager, Greener NHS TeamAyse Gungor Net Zero Policy and Delivery Manager, Greener NHS Team
NHS England & NHS Improvement
Louisa Le Roux - Net Zero Offices Programme Manager, Government Property AgencyLouisa Le Roux Net Zero Offices Programme Manager
Government Property Agency
Stuart Burrows, Programme Director, Sustainability & Asset Performance, Office of Government PropertyStuart Burrows Programme Director, Sustainability & Asset Performance
Office of Government Property (OGP)

Decarbonising Supply chains: The Next Level of Collective Action

11:00  -  11:50

Over the past few years, companies have incorporated systems for reducing Scope 1 & 2 emissions into their own business operations, but in the Food and Drink manufacturing Sector, over 90% of companies’ carbon emissions come from the supply chains. It is essential therefore that in reducing the carbon footprints of products, engaging with suppliers at each stage of the […]

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Anna Turrell, Head of Environment at TescoAnna Turrell Head of Environment
Tesco
Cat Hay Head Of Policy FDF ScotlandCat Hay Head Of Policy FDF Scotland
Food and Drink Federation
Fernanda Aller Senior Sustainability Manager at Wealmoor LtdFernanda Aller Senior Sustainability Manager
Wealmoor Ltd
Gemma Brierley Global Director of Sustainable Sourcing and Human Rights at DanoneGemma Brierley Global Director of Sustainable Sourcing and Human Rights
Danone
Lee Sheppard Director of Corporate Affairs and Policy at APETITOLee Sheppard Director of Corporate Affairs and Policy
apetito UK

The Carbon Cost of Water in Reaching Net Zero

11:00  -  11:50

Whilst the role of water efficiency in helping us adapt to climate change and changes in future water availability is relatively well understood, the contribution that reducing water consumption can make to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, mitigating further climate change and reaching Net Zero is often overlooked. Do you know how much carbon emissions are associated with your water consumption? […]

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laura white projects and research manager waterwiseLaura White Projects and Research Manager
Waterwise
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale Chair
EMEX Conference

Question Time: Should the energy retail sector be nationalised?

12:00  -  12:50

The Government has now clearly moved to nationalising the energy retail sector, through managing Bulb, via OFGEM special measures. Bulb was an excellent, well run company that was destroyed by the ill thought out price cap, imposed by OFGEM, to meet the Government’s political objectives of cheap energy, regardless of underlying costs. The failure to find another retailer to take […]

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Lord Jonny OatesLord Jonny Oates Lords Spokesperson on Energy and Climate Change
Liberal Democrat
Lord Larry WhittyLord Larry Whitty Member of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
Labour
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale Chair
EMEX Conference

Path to Net-Zero for Industrial Companies: Smurfit Kappa’s Journey / Experience

12:00  -  12:25

The corrugated packaging giant has targeted “at least net zero” emissions by 2050, and increased their 2030 target to a 55% intensity reduction in CO2 emissions. Smurfit Kappa increased intermediate 2030 CO2 reduction target by 15% points to reach 55%, in comparison to the 2005 baseline, having already reduced its relative CO2 emissions by almost a third between 2005 and […]

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Garrett QuinnGarrett Quinn Chief Sustainability Officer
Smurfit Kappa Group

Harness The Power Of Big Data & IoT: Accelerate to Net-Zero

12:30  -  12:55

ClearVUE’s advanced energy monitoring solution helps businesses cut out energy waste and optimise their energy consumption, leading to improved green credentials, improved customer engagement and improved operational efficiencies.

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Dan SmithDan Smith Director of Energy Services
ClearVUE.Business

Decarbonising your estate and improving energy efficiency

12:30  -  12:55

Using case studies, Tony Lawson and Tristan Oliver will discuss performance improvements that are being delivered to public estates across the country. Tony and Tristan will also discuss the support available to public sector organisations to develop net zero pathways, deliver asset performance improvements and renewable energy generation infrastructure. They will also highlight the support Local Partnerships provides to the […]

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Tony Lawson Project, Director at Local PartnershipTony Lawson Project Director
Re:fit | Local Partnerships
Tristan Oliver Project Director at Local PartnershipTristan Oliver Project Director
Re:fit | Local Partnerships

Mapping Climate Policy, Risk Management & Embracing Sustainable Finance to reach NetZero

13:00  -  13:25

Climate will increasingly be a strategic factor in business decision-making processes based on risk and opportunity analysis. Corporate disclosure of climate-related risks is gaining momentum and importance in corporate financial, CSR and other reporting and disclosure obligations. This session will give you practical guidance and key recommendations on how to: Chart Transitional Risks for business. Use TCFD reporting to raise […]

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Baishakhi Sengupta Environmental Sustainability & Governance Strategic Consultant Avara FoodsBaishakhi Sengupta Environmental Sustainability & Governance Strategic Consultant
Avara Food

Greater Manchester Local Energy Market

13:00  -  13:25

GREATER Manchester has begun work on ambitious plans to revolutionise energy networks across the city-region, supporting a lower carbon future and our goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2038. The proposals for a local energy market (LEM) would see Greater Manchester’s 10 boroughs draw up plans to increase energy efficiency and pave the way for new technologies and low-carbon infrastructure […]

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SilouhetteCraig Morley Energy Manager
Bruntwood
Sean Owen, Head of Low Carbon at Greater Manchester Combined AuthoritySean Owen Head of Low Carbon
Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Project Green Rhino and the Army’s Preparations in the Race to Net Zero

13:00  -  13:50

The Army’s 1 UK Division, headquartered at Imphal Barracks in York recently launched ‘Project Green Rhino’, it’s a portfolio of sustainability initiatives that challenges commanding officers and their military and civilian staff to work together and put environmental sustainability at the heart of unit business. With over 32,000 personnel, 9 brigades and 89 separate establishments, Green Rhino will be the […]

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Captain Nigel WilliamsCaptain Nigel Williams Safety and Environmental Adviser
RAMC VR
Major Peter CornishMajor Peter Cornish Sustainability Lead 1st (UK) Division
RLC

Building Ventilation – Balancing Indoor Air Quality with Energy Efficiency

13:00  -  13:50

COVID-19 has brought health and indoor air quality back into focus for Building and Facilities Managers. Many building owners are rushing to get the job done as people are getting back to work, but sadly, a huge opportunity is often missed when the focus is either on air quality or energy efficiency. This panel provide key considerations and the practical steps […]

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Graeme Fox Head of Technical BESAGraeme Fox Head of Technical
BESA Group
Greg Llewellyn Director & General Manager
Nicotra Gebhardt Ltd.
Juliant Grant General Manager Chauvin ArnouxJulian Grant General Manager
Chauvin Arnoux UK

Tackling Scope 3 on the Path to a Net Zero NHS

13:30  -  13:55

The health and care system in England are responsible for an estimated 4-5% of the country’s carbon footprint so has a major role to play in supporting this. Becoming the world’s first carbon net zero national health system by 2040 will require big changes for the NHS and for NHS Supply Chain. The NHS Carbon Footprint Plus considers an expanded scope […]

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Nicole Fletcher Sustainable Procurement Lead NHS England and NHS ImprovementNicole Fletcher Sustainable Procurement Lead
NHS England and NHS Improvement

Consistent measurement of Scope 3 carbon emissions for the FM sector

13:30  -  13:55

With COP26 taking place and a constant stream of net zero pledges, the role of the FM sector to help support and achieve these changes across the built environment has never been better. However, the lack of transparency with these commitments, particularly on the indirect carbon emissions for organisations has led to claims of greenwashing. The SFMI and BAM FM […]

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Reid Cunningham, Strategic Development Director at BAM FM and BAM EnergyReid Cunningham Strategic Development Director
BAM FM and BAM Energy

Valuing Net Zero & ESG for workplaces

14:00  -  15:00

How will sustainability impact the value of assets? To achieve Net Zero by 2050, investors and occupiers need to understand how ESG will impact their assets.

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Guy Grainger Global Head of Sustainability Services & ESG JLLGuy Grainger Global Head of Sustainability Services & ESG
JLL
Nick Turner, Head of Corporate Services Operations at HSBCNick Turner Head of Corporate Services Operations
HSBC

Net Zero, Business Leaders and Consumers Trends

14:00  -  15:00

Is climate change an important issue for consumers and business leaders? Reaching net zero – awareness, attitudes and tensions? How can professionals activate behaviour change within but also outside their organisation? Jim Needell to discuss attitudes, trends and tensions – views from the public and business leaders on sustainability and the gap between what people say and what they do, including […]

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Jim Needell – Chief Client Officer, Ipsos MORIJim Needell Chief Client Officer
Ipsos MORI
Lucy Shea, CEO of FuterraLucy Shea CEO
Futerra

Net Zero for Emergency Services: a Tough Nut to Crack

14:00  -  15:10

One of the most visible consequences of a warming world is an increase in the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events – hurricanes, droughts and wildfires, flooding and high winds. Emergency Services are under an enormous pressure to build greater resilience in their organisation to respond to these more frequent and more unpredictable events while mitigating the impact of […]

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Chris Rutherford Fleet Commercial Manager London Ambulance Service NHS TrustChris Rutherford Fleet Commercial Manager
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Emma Kent Construction Director Metropolitan Police ServiceEmma Kent Construction Director
Metropolitan Police Service
Lord Rupert RedesdaleLord Rupert Redesdale Chair
EMEX Conference
Paul Cook London Fire BrigadePaul Cook Carbon Reduction Manager
London Fire Brigade
Victoria Limbrick Energy & Environmental Resources Manager Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)Victoria Limbrick Energy & Environmental Resources Manager
Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Improving Building Performance. Data driven optimisation of building assets

13:00  -  13:25

ebm-papst will be exploring current opportunities for upgrading BMS solutions in legacy buildings, focusing on the challenges and opportunities as well as demonstrating why SMART BMS platforms are an important consideration. Understand the challenges with upgrading BMS Understand the benefits associated with upgrading legacy buildings with SMART BMS platforms Understand the hardware needed and the processes involved Develop the ability […]

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Tony Wright ebm-papstTony Wright Head of Digital
ebm-papst UK Ltd

How do you build resilience against climate change in the food supply chain?

14:00  -  14:50

COVID / Ukraine War / Heatwave / Flood have reminded us how fragile our supply chains are. We are waking up to the impact and dependencies of climate change on society, the global economy and businesses. Committing to net zero emissions is a critical step forward but it may not be enough to secure the company’s successful future in a […]

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Liz Nieboer, Head of Sustainability and External Affairs at Suntory Beverage & Food GB&ILiz Nieboer Head of Sustainability and External Affairs
Suntory Beverage & Food GB&I
Emma Piercy, Head of Climate Change & Energy Policy at the Food and Drink FederationEmma Piercy Head of Climate Change & Energy Policy
Food and Drink Federation
Phil McNaughtonPhil McNaughton Company Environment Manager
British Sugar
Tom Richardson, Framework Manager – UK Government, TotalEnergiesTom Richardson Framework Manager – UK Government
TotalEnrgies

Low Carbon Heat Pumps: Everything you Need to Know from Cost to Efficiency

15:00  -  15:50

Air and ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) have been around for quite some time now. However, even though GSHPs are an efficient form of electric heating, many businesses are hesitant to install them because of the misconceptions revolving around this renewable heating technology. The session will dispel some of the most common myths and give you clear answers to the […]

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Geoff EllisonGeoff Ellison Director
Dragon Drilling
Ken KnealeKen Kneale Business Unit Director UK & Ireland
Solid Energy A/S
Laura BishopLaura Bishop GSHPA Chair, Director
Infinitas Design Ltd
Neil LawsonNeil Lawson Technical & Operations Director
GI Energy
Stephen BielbyStephen Bielby Operations Manager
Ground Source Heat Pump Association

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