We are only a couple of days away from the Green Vision Retrofit Reality half day conference in Leeds. Once again the event will be streamed and blogged live and enabled for you to participate via twitter and the cover it live blog Live tweets and blogs will be provided via be2camp by myself (Martin Brown) and Su Butcher
The links you need to know are set out below along with the latest agendas.
13.00 – 17.00 Retrofit Reality
18.00 – 19.30 Sustainability Question Time
and then Tweetup (venue to be determined)
Sustainability Question Time:
|Join us as our Guest for our Christmas Sustainability Question Time event taking place at Old Broadcasting House, Leeds Metropolitan University at 6.00pm on Thursday 1 December2011.There will be a buffet and drinks reception from 5.30pm. The evening will be opened by Paula Widdowson , CSR-i presenting ‘Increased Sustainable Cashflows‘ followed by A Sustainability Question Time.|
|Paula Widdowson has founded an independent sustainability consultancy called CSR-i focused on profiting through sustainability. Paula had several years’ experience as Director of Sustainability for Northern Foods working with M&S on delivering Plan A, Sainsbury on achieving their 5 core principles and ASDA on managing the Walmart sustainability index. In 2010 ‘sustainability’ in Northern Foods added £3M profit.Originally trained as a Biochemist at Leeds University, Paula started working life as a science teacher and then moved into industry. She has successfully held a number of senior roles at Esso, ASDA, Bass and Improve (the sector skills council for food and drink manufacturing).The move into independent consultancy has resulted in CSR-i working with Government and Commercial businesses delivering a real difference to the bottom line.
In the style of the BBC’s Question Time, Paula alongside leading thinkers and experts will engage with audience questions related to sustainability issues such as:
The Panel Speakers will include: Dr Tom Bliss , The Urbal Institute ;Professor Malcolm Bell , Leeds Metropolitan University; Richard Smith , Director of Centre for Low Carbon Futures ; Paul Connell,Regional Partnerships Director at E.ON Sustainable Energy Solutions , John O’Brien MD of Low Carbon Buildings and Maintenance , Chris Slezowski SIG Ltd