Progressing to a Net Zero Business through Sustainable Business Management

Time: 10:00 - 11:30

Date: 27/10/2021

Venue: Online

Division: GBCC

General Price

Member Price: Free

Future Faces Members: Free

Non-Member Price: Free

All prices exclude VAT

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Understand how to manage your decarbonisation journey across your business and its stakeholders from start to finish.

Learn how to stay on top of your environmental targets, how to continually improve your performance and communicate your progress.

Gain insight into organisations environmental procurement and low carbon supply chain policies.

We recognise knowing where to start, what good looks like, and how to improve environmental performance for net zero can be difficult. That’s why we are choosing to deliver this webinar.

Hear from expert business leaders in the environmental discipline on issues that your business may face.

Join this webinar to learn how to manage your environmental impact and gain a competitive edge through sustainable business management, by:

    • Discovering how businesses have managed their decarbonisation journey to improve their reputation, differentiate and remain competitive.
    • Gaining practical advice on managing your environmental progress, including overcoming barriers and capitalising on opportunities.
    • Knowing best practice examples so you can benchmark your environmental action against environmental leaders to know what good looks like.


10:00 am Welcome and Introductions

Will Hargreaves, Policy Advisor, Greater Birmingham and Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber

10:05 am Presentation 1: A Journey to Net Zero by 2030

Annie Gibbons, Associate, Arup

10:20 am Presentation 2: Measuring Business Carbon Emissions

Dharel Patel, Environmental Strategy Manager

10:35 am Presentation 3: Communicating Business Sustainability Progress

Verity Barr, Director of BECG Birmingham

10:50 am Q&A

11:05 am Summary & Close 

Places are limited. To reserve your place and register today for this event, see the ‘book now’ tab below.

You can find other events as part of the Sustainable Business Series: Net Zero, by selecting the Series in the events calender through the ‘back to events’ tab shown below.

This event has been produced for the Greater Birmingham and Coventry and Warwickshire Chambers of Commerce as part of the 2021 Sustainable Business Series: Net Zero campaign.

The Sustainable Business Series: Net Zero is the Chamber’s first campaign on environmental sustainability, which aims to share best practice, guidance and knowledge on the measures businesses can take, and commercial benefits of, progressing to net zero. 

In 2021 this involves 5 free online webinars taking place from the end of September and throughout October and a Sustainable Business Summit on 3rd November. In addition, throughout the campaign, the Chambers will be publishing thought leadership podcasts, videos and blog content.

Thanks to our Headline Sponsors – Aston University, Arup, Morgan Sindall and the University of Birmingham - all webinars are free to attend. Interested parties can find out more and register to attend Sustainable Business Series: Net Zero events here, and the Sustainable Business Summit here.

If you don’t receive the zoom link the day prior to the event, then please get in touch with the Event Manager by emailing If you book on the day of the event, you will also receive the joining instructions before the event goes live.

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