The Sustainable Business Summit

This Summit will help you understand your businesses role in progressing to net zero, as well as the opportunities and challenges that will come from the net zero transition.

Join this once a year Summit to acquire the know-how for building a more environmentally sustainable and resilient business.

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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Our presence in the Midlands stretches back to 1968.

Since then we have contributed to the regeneration of our region through the design and delivery of a host of local projects, bringing together technical ability, skill in project delivery and strategic advice to help our clients produce tangible economic, environmental and social benefits, and run more sustainable and efficient operations.

Solving our clients’ most complex challenges, we turn exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way.

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers some of the UK's most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers.

Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure. Our people are our business.

Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc. www.morgansindallinfrastructure.com

The University of Birmingham is partnering with businesses to deliver impact across research and education to bring about positive change. Our team of business-focused experts work across all sectors, geographies and business sizes. We are happy to hear from companies with your sustainability challenges and needs.

Our commitment to society and the environment go hand-in-hand, and we are increasingly working with industry to deliver sustainability through our research, our student experience, and plans for innovative campus management and development.

We are harnessing our research expertise, global partnerships and passionate alumni, staff and students to raise ambition and provide solutions.

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/cop26/

Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led university known for its world-class teaching quality, and strong links to business and the professions. We have been a leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years.

Aston has a mission to be the UK’s leading university for business and the professions, underpinned by applicable research, enterprise and inspiring teaching. Delivering both local and global impact, students from 120 countries around the world choose to study at Aston University.

Aston’s strategy has a clear focus on three main groups of beneficiaries: students, business and the professions, and the region and society. These beneficiaries are at the centre of our vision and values.

With a sustainable campus centrally located in Birmingham, one of the UK’s most diverse cities, Aston is recognised as a university that equips students with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in a professional career. We have strong relationships with national and international graduate employers, as well as smaller and local employers. These relationships are extremely important and make a real contribution to graduate employability.

Our research transforms lives through real world applications, making a substantial and beneficial difference to people, organisations and society. Ranging from the discovery of new knowledge to application and exploitation, Aston’s research teams work closely with business, government, services and communities to provide innovative practical answers to real problems.