Date: 6th March 2019, 8.30am – 2pm Location: Eastwood Hall NG16 3SS
Delivered in partnership by the East Midlands Chamber and the Low Carbon Business Network.

The 2019 Summit will build on the successful 2018 event and will focus on how environmental sustainability and clean growth is now so much more than the need to fulfil regulatory compliance.  They are becoming an intrinsic element to any business growth strategy and offer untapped potential to re-energise your business performance.

Through a series of keynote speakers, panel discussions and workshops the Summit will:

  • Explore why clean growth should be intrinsic to any business growth strategy;
  • Link productivity and performance gains with environmental sustainability;
  • Provide detail on how to develop and grow a sustainable business profile;
  • Discuss the benefits of getting it right,and the consequences of getting it wrong;
  • Hear from exemplar organisations on why they build sustainability into their business plans and future vision – exploring the wide range of business benefits and
  • Provide delegates with a range of information about the support available to assist in achieving clean growth goals.

Agenda includes:

  • Welcome and Opening Address – Scott Knowles, Chief Executive, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire)
  • Keynote 1: The Rise of the pro-environmental business activity in the region: trend overview and policy implications – Dr Fred Paterson, ERDF Low Carbon Business Network Project Lead and Dr Polina Baranova, Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management, University of Derby Business School and ERDF Low Carbon Business Network
  • Keynote 2: Solving the productivity and clean growth puzzle – Martin Tufft, Director for the Internet of Things (IoT), BT plc
  • Keynote 3: In conversation with Martin Rigley, Managing Director of Lindhurst Engineering Ltd
  • Break-out session –choice of 3 workshops
  • Keynote 4: Utility Alliance
  • Keynote: 5 –Transportation as part of the green agenda, building a sustainable business model – Shammi Raichura, Regional Cities Lead, Central UK, Uber
  • Panel and plenary discussion addressing a number of themes discussed at the break-out sessions and broadly throughout the event.

Exhibition Stands inc:

  • BB Lighting Ltd
  • Carbon Architecture (Green Mark Env Accreditation)
  • D2EE Low Carbon Project
  • D2N2 Growth Hub
  • East Midlands Chamber
  • Ecocuppa
  • Ecovoltz E-Bikes (Global Import Specialists Ltd)
  • Inverter Drive Systems Ltd
  • Investors in Environment
  • Lindhurst Engineering Ltd
  • Magnatec Ltd
  • Nottingham City Council – Energy Projects Team
  • Nottingham University – Energy for Business
  • Peak District Environmental Quality Mark
  • Scenariio Ltd
  • ULEV Experience
  • University of Derby
  • Utility Alliance

Last few places remaining – Book at Sustainability Summit Booking Page