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How decision-makers can lead on climate action

Climate action is an ever more important topic in our world. Join us as we look at some of the ways charity trustees can start the conversation about climate action and how doing this can benefit your organisation

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How decision-makers can lead on climate action
How decision-makers can lead on climate action

Time & Location

06 Nov 2023, 12:00 – 13:00

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About the Event

In this session, you'll hear from Utility Aid about how charities can start the conversation about climate action, and the wider benefits it can have for your organisation. If you aren't an environment charity, it can feel like there's not a lot you can do to make a difference.

PRICING This event is free to attend as part of our Trustees' Week 2023 webinar series.If you’re an NCVO member, don’t forget to log in to your NCVO website account before booking onto the event. Follow our instructions if you need help logging in to your website account. 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:why it's worth taking action in the first place what works well for organisations of different sizes how you as a trustee can help start conversations in your organisation.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This event will be particularly interesting to trustees of charities of any size.

WHO RUNS THE EVENT? This event is run by NCVO in partnership with Utility Aid, as part of our Trustees’ Week 2023 webinar series.

HOW WILL THIS EVENT 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.

Timings are as follows:

  • 12.00: Welcome
  • 12.05: PresentationWhy charities should care about sustainability What actions charities can take for sustainability How trustees can lead their charities to take action
  • 12.35: Questions and answers session with attendees
  • 12.55: Summary and closing

SPEAKERS AT THE EVENT
  • Sally-Ann Beaver, Director, Utility Aid: Sally-Ann has worked in the energy and public sector for over 30 years seeing many changes. This has been a rollercoaster journey with suppliers coming and going, markets being hit with events and ever-changing regulations. Sally-Ann has a broad spectrum of skills from managing large contracts through to network design and calculating pipeline capacities. She's passionate about sharing her knowledge with the voluntary sector where she's able to make a difference and support those who help create a better society for us all.
  • Emily Berry, Partnership manager, Utility Aid: Emily has a passion for supporting the voluntary sector to save time and money on their energy provision. Emily supports our partners and their members and is delighted to be working in partnership with NCVO. She believes that collaboration is key to achieving a sustainable future. She regularly holds webinars and discussion groups to provide tips to help identify potential areas of cost recovery and support you in reducing energy consumption and wastage.
  • Ruaire Glackin, Head of net zero and energy management: Ruaire Glackin, Head of net zero and energy management. Working in energy efficiency for 16 years, his early years were spent on specifying and installing improvements before moving into building assessment and providing energy reduction calculations. At Utility Aid, he has consulted Housing Associations, Nursing Homes, Schools, religious groups and many different types of community organisations on the journey to net zero. He has a passion for maximising energy efficiency in organisations through a measure, analysis, report and act process.

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