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Fireside Chat on Sustainability - with Star Renewable Energy and SPEN
99 George Street
Glasgow, G1 1RD
CeeD is excited to be hosting an event with Scottish Power Energy Networks and Star Refrigeration about sustainability and what this means to businesses in Scotland, on Tuesday 12th April from 9.30am to 12.30pm at the Technology Innovation Centre in Glasgow.
Join us to take part in the conversation on how businesses can learn from each other in order to meet their sustainability goals and objectives.
- What do we mean by, and how do we define sustainability? What are the UN 17 Global Goals for sustainable development and managing climate change? Why does becoming a sustainable business make good business sense and what do businesses expect of their supply chain companies?
- How do we develop a sustainability strategy and define our SPIs/targets; What are SPEN and Star Refrigeration doing at the moment, how did they get there and what does the future look like?
- What are the political and legislative drivers around the 'sustainability agenda'? What will organisations have to comply with and when? What do we mean by Scope 1,2, 3 Emissions , how can they be measured and what is the benefit of measuring them?
- What does it actually mean to deliver net zero/a just transition?
- What tools and resources do we have at our disposal?
This event will take place at the Technology Innovation Centre in Glasgow which is close to George Square with meter parking and Queen Street station located nearby. You can find directions here.
Refreshments will be served from 9.30am with the session commencing at 10am sharp. The event is expected to run until 12pm with opportunities for network afterwards.
If you are unable to join the event in person but would like to hear from our speakers and join the discussion virtually, please email Jane and we will send you joining instructions prior to the event.
Amy Ritchie, Sustainability Policy Specialist at SP Energy Networks (SPEN), who is working to develop SPEN’s role in delivering a net zero energy system and integrating aspects of social and economic sustainability across the business. Prior to joining SPEN, she led the Association for Decentralised Energy’s work on low carbon heat policy, and has a range of experience in renewable energy and sustainability projects across the private and higher education sectors.
Dave Pearson, Group Sustainable Development Director at STAR Refrigeration and Director of STAR Renewable Energy. Dave has talked about and written extensively on the impact on the environment of the generation of electrical power for heating and cooling solutions and how the optimisation of this should alongside cost, safety and reliability be our highest priority in the fight against climate change. Others will know Dave from his advocacy of the Queens Quay Heat pump project in Glasgow.