Sunday, December 7, 2014

Event - Investing in the UK Green Economy

Investing in the UK green economy: challenges and next steps for policy will take place on January 22, 2015, at Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, in London UK. Hosted by Westminster Forum Projects (WFP), this CDP certified conference aims to provide a timely opportunity to examine the progress and next steps in the ongoing transition towards a green and low carbon UK economy - examining the remaining challenges in meeting 2020 objectives, implications for sustainable investment with ongoing negotiations for 2030 targets, and priorities for Government policy in the next Parliament.

The guest of honor will be Hannah Brown, Head of Industry & Development, Office of Renewable Energy Deployment, Department of Energy and Climate Change

This conference will provide a timely opportunity to examine the progress and next steps in the ongoing transition towards a green and low carbon UK economy - examining the remaining challenges in meeting 2020 objectives, implications for sustainable investment with ongoing negotiations for 2030 targets, and priorities for Government policy in the next Parliament.

As the UK Green Investment Bank continues its investment in sustainable projects, delegates will assess the UK GIB potentially gaining borrowing powers from 2016 and what this would mean for future projects.

Further sessions will bring out latest thinking on decarbonisation within manufacturing sectors and more widely; progress on development and deployment of low carbon technology; and the availability of finance, both domestically and internationally, for new sustainable infrastructure projects.

Keynote Speaker

Hannah Brown, Head of Industry & Development, Office of Renewable Energy Deployment, Department of Energy and Climate Change
Oliver Griffiths, Head of Government Affairs and Policy, UK Green Investment Bank
Professor Paul Ekins, Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy and Director of the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, University College London and Deputy Director, UK Energy Research Centre
Tom Murley, Head of Renewable Energy, HgCapital
Nathan Palmer, Director of Bulk and Packaged Gases, BOC
Peter Young, Chairman, Aldersgate Group and Member, Green Economy Council

Other Speakers

Michelle T Davies, Partner and Head of the Clean Energy and Sustainability Group, Eversheds
Bernard Hughes, Communications Director, The Green Deal Finance Company
Dr Philip Longhurst, Reader in Environmental Technology, School of Energy, Environment and Agrifood, Cranfield University
Nick Mabey, Chief Executive, E3G
Rosie McGlynn, Head of Smart Energy and Networks Programme, Energy UK
Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association
Andrew Sims, Head of Environmental Sustainability, Energy & Utility Skills Group
Robin Smale, Director, Vivid Economics
Jessica Strömbäck, Executive Director, Smart Energy Demand Coalition Luke Warren, Chief Executive, Carbon Capture and Storage Association

Chairmen

Rt Hon the Lord Deben, Chairman, Committee on Climate Change and former Secretary of State for Environment
Albert Owen MP (Ynys Môn), Member, Energy and Climate Change Select Committee

To register click here.

Related
Required Climate Investments and Impact on Growth According the IPCC Synthesis Report
White Paper - Sustainable Investing: Imperative and Opportunity
Infographic: Investors and Sustainability
Lucrative Investment Opportunities are Driving the Growth of Sustainability
Financing the Low Carbon Economy: The 2014 Clean Trillion Report
Investor Resolutions Focus on Climate Change and Sustainability
Alternative Energy Stocks and Risk Mitigation
Investors are Embracing Green
The Implications of Climate Science for Investors
Factors Driving the Growth of Responsible Investing
10 Green Sectors Attracting Investments
Video - The Impact of Investing
Institutional Investors Pushing for Government Action on Climate Change
Investors and Global Sustainability
Investors Showing Leadership on Climate Change
Report Highlights Investor Action on Climate Change

No comments: