For the full list of events hosted by various companies and SMEs, please continue reading…

Environmental Sustainability for Aerospace Providers

Fred Paterson, Associate Professor, Sustainable Business & Clean Growth, Low Carbon Business Network Lead, University of Derby is presenting at this event! 

Tuesday 6th December, All Day (ONLINE)

This event is not one to be missed!

As part of the Aerospace Unlocking Potential Programme, the MAA and the University of Nottingham have organisaed a collaborative event on environmental sustainability targeted at helping smaller aerospace suppliers. This all day event will cover various topics, starting at 8:15am.

For more details on this event, please visit this link. 

Public Lecture Series – The Economics of Climate Change – How to Make it Work for Everyone

The College of Business, Law and Social Sciences are running a series of public lectures to help promote the new Business School. The first in the series will be delivered onsite at the Kedleston Road Campus by Professor Trevor Williams on Tuesday 22nd November 2022.  

Professor Trevor Williams is the former Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, a position he held for well over 10 years. He now runs his own consultancy specialising in economic analysis, using big data, focusing on the global economy.  He is a visiting Professor at the University of Derby, rotating Chairman of the Institute of Economic Affairs Shadow Monetary Policy Committee (SMPC) and is on the editorial board of Economia and the Journal of Corporate Treasury Management. 

For further details, the full itinerary and registration, please follow this link.   

Introduction to Carbon Literacy for SMEs

Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th November, 9:30am – 1:00pm

Event aimed at anyone working in a micro/small to medium business.

Training will be delivered via GoTo through 2 x 3.5 hour sessions, starting on 23rd Nov and finishing on 24th Nov. There is also 1 hour of home-based activities, which are required to complete the course.

For more details on this event, please visit this link.  

Net Zero 360: Become a sustainability pioneer – November cohorts

Clean Growth UK have scheduled 2 workshop cohorts for November 2022. The workshops are a three-part series designed to give you a solid grounding in net-zero business and introduce you to the Carbon Calculator. Various topics will be covered in these workshops and there will be plenty of time built-in for you to ask questions and get tailored advice. There will also be opportunity between sessions to ask the questions. 

For more information, visit this link.  

Midlands Energy Summit – 2022

Thursday 1st December, 8:30am – 1:30pm

East Midlands Chamber are in partnership with the University of nottingham’s Energy Innovation and Collaboration team for this event. The 2022 Midlands Energy Summit will explore how Government, business and academia come together to ensure that clean growth can underpin out future economy. 

At a time where energy prices and security are key factors to enable sustainable economic growth, the Summit will explore how the current international, national and regional landscape impacts on the future of energy creation, supply and storage. We will explore internal and external drivers that will shape end-user energy costs and the ability to meet climate change objectives.   

For more details on this Summit, please visit this link. 

Carbon Footprinting – The Next Steps

Wednesday 25th January, 10:00 – 11:00am 

East Midlands Chamber are running this event in partnership with Loreus Ltd.

Loreus was founded by two leading environmental experts at the University and has grown to be an international, quality provider of environmental support.

This session will be delivered as an online webinar via MS Teams. For more details on this event, please visit this link.  


Free access to the Zellar sustainability platform 

To help businesses on their journey to reducing their carbon footprint, the East Midlands Accelerator is providing a total of 400 one-year Zellar sustainability platform licences (worth up to £600 each). 

The platform helps businesses calculate and manage their carbon footprint, measure their performance, and create a decarbonisation plan.

Zellar is hosting dedicated online drop-in sessions for this project every Wednesday at 2pm, showing how best to use the platform to achieve sustainability goals. 

Sign up for your plan at: https://welcome.zellar.com/east-midlands/.

Regional Net Zero support is listed at: https://www.emc-dnl.co.uk/nza

Contact us to advertise your event!

The LCBN Team want to help your business by advertising the future upcoming events you are hosting! If your event is related to any of the following topics, contact us using lowcarbonbusiness@derby.ac.uk:

– Sustainability

– Environment

– Net-zero agenda

– Low carbon

– Any similar topics!