Tue, 12 Sept|
Charities and climate change: How can we tackle the climate crisis?
Join us to discuss how charities can advocate for the environment and embed sustainable practices.
Time & Location
12 Sept 2023, 10:00 – 11:15
About the Event
The environmental crisis is already impacting many aspects of our lives, from the quality of the air we breathe, to food and water insecurity, and rising energy bills.If we allow climate change to continue, it will only get worse. By reducing the quality of our lives and widening social inequalities, climate change will impact the very communities charities work to support. It’s also likely to affect the day-to-day work of charities across different subsectors.What role can the voluntary sector play in advocating for a greener, better future for the environment and our communities? And how can we embed sustainable practices?Join us to explore:how environmental issues intersect with many social justice issues why climate action is central to the mission of charities how charities can incorporate climate solutions into their operations.
This event is part of our Fuelling Positive Change event series.
PRICING This event is free.If you’re an NCVO member, don’t forget to log in before booking onto the event.If you’d like to take advantage of our membership benefits, learn more about becoming an NCVO member. Organisations with a gross annual income of less than £30,000 can join NCVO for free.
OUTCOMES By the end of the event, you’ll:understand how climate change intersects with the mission of charities learn what measures some charities are taking to tackle this issue be inspired to incorporate climate action into your charitable approach.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This event will be particularly interesting to:chief executives finance directors trustees treasurers climate activists campaigners anyone with a passion for taking action on climate change.
WHO’S DELIVERING THE EVENT? NCVO is running this event. We’ll be welcoming expert speakers working across a range of environmental causes and issues.Participants will be given the opportunity to share their own experiences, gain insight from peers, and offer reflections in facilitated breakout discussions.
HOW WILL IT BE DELIVERED? This event will take place on Zoom. Captions will be available.We'll share joining instructions, including the Zoom link, one week in advance.
WILL THIS EVENT BE RECORDED? No, this event won't be recorded but slides will be shared with participants.