Thu, 27 Feb | Sustainable Workspaces

London #3 - Business, But Different

Climate change topped the agenda at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. Business leaders are finally waking up to the stark reality of the climate crisis, and the urgent need to take action. Join us on 27th February to explore how we can make 2020 the year of "business, but different".
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London #3 - Business, But Different

Time & Location

27 Feb 2020, 18:30 – 21:30
Sustainable Workspaces, 25 Lavington St, London SE1 0NZ, UK

About the event

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Event details

You’ll hear short speeches from:

  • Asim Hussain, Green Cloud Advocacy Lead at Microsoft, will share what the tech giant is doing about climate change, including the company’s ’carbon fee’. He’ll also talk about what he’s up to with the climateaction.tech community.
  • Jo Daniels, Senior Sustainable Business and Partnerships Manager at M&S, will give us an overview of the retailer's sustainability programme across its food and fashion products.  
  • Jon Khoo, Regional Sustainability Manager at Interface, will share what the carpet manufacturer’s ‘climate take back’ mission means in practice.

We'll have interactive boards and displays to bring to life the good, the bad and the ugly of businesses' climate efforts on the night. Please fill out our short (anonymous) survey to give us some of your personal stories: https://forms.gle/tXMR58QrM7xfbQiz5

 

We have a discount on buying tickets in twos (£8 for two, vs £6 for one) because we think it's important to reach out beyond the usual suspects. We encourage you to use your second ticket to invite someone who is interested but yet to be fully converted to the climate cause.

 

Running order

18:30 Arrival/drinks

19:00 Short speeches 

19:30 More drinks and explore our interactive boards and tables

20:30 Climate Cocktail Club business-themed pub quiz

21:30 Close

 

Partners

We are grateful to Acre, our lead sponsors for this Climate Cocktail Club. Acre is a global recruitment and executive search business specialising in sustainability, health, safety & environment, corporate responsibility, and energy, with offices in London, New York and Amsterdam.

The event will be made carbon neutral by offsetting the unavoidable greenhouse gas emissions of hosting this event (travel, energy, consumables, waste etc.) thanks to our offset partner Natural Capital Partners. With more than 300 clients in 34 countries, including Microsoft, MetLife, Logitech, PwC, Sky and Ørsted, Natural Capital Partners is harnessing the power of business to create a more sustainable world.

 

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