Wirral Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Energy & Environmental Forum – 25th June

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Wirral Chamber of Commerce are delighted to invite you to our second Energy & Environmental Forum of the year.

The event is taking place on Tuesday 25th June 2019 @The Floral Pavilion Theatre, Marine Promenade, CH45 2JS .  Arrival is from 9am with presentations to commence from 9.20am.Please find attached agenda.

The Energy & Environmental Sector Forum and beach clean, aims to bring together stakeholders and businesses in our natural world and resources.

We will look at how the Wirral is impacting on our atmosphere and environment, hearing from a variety of different organisations regarding their energy and environmental agendas. The event will cover a wide range of topics including, single-use plastics, energy usage and ocean cleanliness.

Unique to our forum, it will feature a beach clean at New Brighton beach. The beach clean will be coordinated by NEO and the Community Sector leads, and is aimed at highlighting individual and the business impact on the natural world. Following presentations, all delegates will be invited to take part, so please ensure you dress appropriately if you wish to join in.

*Please note: Outdoor forum activities are weather depending, and please dress appropriately if you plan on taking part in the beach clean.

Jonathan Quinn, Chair of the Energy & Environmental Forum will welcome members.

Speakers will include:

Mike Cockburn – Wirral Borough Council – Will cover the Local Authority’s Single Use Plastics Policy and the local Refill Initiative, highlighting how employers can support both initiatives.

Evelyn Stewart – Town Lane Infant School Eco Committee – Will cover the schools Eco Committee and the importance of local businesses supporting the environmental agenda for our youth.

John Mathias – Liverpool John Moors University – Will cover the new Clean Growth Project UK and the opportunities open to employers working within the Environmental Sector to engage with the University

Alisa Gibson – CLASP – Will deliver focused Climate Adaptation and Business Resilience Training to all employers that attend the event, being both informative and with links to all supporting documentation to enable employers to ensure their business is ready for any climate impact.

Amanda Collins – Inspired Energy – Will cover the support available for employers linking to energy switch over but also focusing on the support available for employers linking to LED lighting and other Green initiatives.

Ema Wilkes – NEO Community – Will cover the work they are doing locally offer surplus food to community members, through the first of Neo’s community food markets. And will discuss the NEO 50 initiative and how employers can support.

Please confirm your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

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