Building Britain's Green Economic Future
Andrew Raingold, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group, will be a keynote speaker at an event being hosted by London's Green MEP, Jean Lambert. "Building Britain's Green Economic Future" will cover the challenges facing the transition to the future economy, key sectors and skills required.
AG roundtable at Green Monday
The Aldersgate Group will be chairing a roundtable at the upcoming Green Monday on 4th November looking at Radical Collaboration, discussing The power of energy labelling. Attendees will discuss how the trusted labelling of purchased electricity would help resolve the complexity and lack of transparency in the UK energy market, rationalise existing carbon reporting frameworks and reward progressive businesses. Click here to see an example of an electricity label and here to apply for a place at Green Monday. Places are restricted.
TUC conference: Green Growth
Aldersgate Group Director, Emma Howard Boyd, will be chairing the Infrastructure Workshop at the TUC's upcoming conference, "Green Growth: no turning back" on 21st October.
Infrastructure investment which drives the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient economy, has the potential to rebalance the economy towards long term, sustainable manufacturing and services industries. This debate will include contributions from Geoffrey Spence, CEO of UK Infrastructure, Catherine Howarth, Chief Executive of ShareAction and Duncan Weldon, Senior Policy Officer at TUC.
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Evolving Energy: can people-power drive an energy revolution?
World leaders might have taken climate change off the G8 agenda, but investing in a clean energy future remains a priority for business and society. A week before the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, this event discussed the huge economic opportunities of updating our models of energy generation, supply and ownership.
Can your business provide climate solutions in emerging markets?
The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and the Aldersgate Group hosted a discussion on climate and development business opportunities, which has informed the establishment of a new CDKN facility to provide funding for business partnerships.
Banking for Growth
This free networking event on the Green Investment Bank (GIB) had a keynote speech from its Chairman, Lord Smith, at the Scottish Parliament. Discussion was centred around how the GIB could maximise its potential to stimulate growth and job creation - both in Scotland and the rest of the UK.
Reporting after Rio: what is the future for corporate transparency?
Lord De Mauley the new Parliamentary Under Secretary, was joined by Steve Waygood, of Aviva Investors, Matt Hale of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Paul Simpson of the Carbon Disclosure Project, to discuss the introduction of mandatory carbon reporting in the UK.
This event was supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.