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Sustainability made simple(r)

Seminar Brief

Join us for a seminar focusing on the vital role of climate action within education. Discover the compelling business case for adopting sustainable practices, understand their numerous benefits, and learn practical strategies for implementation. This session aims to empower schools to take meaningful steps toward environmental stewardship, ensuring a healthier planet for future generations while optimizing operational efficiency and fostering a positive community reputation.

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In this seminar Paul will explore: 

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•    Understand how sustainability can support your budget, people                        strategy, estates strategy and enhance the school's reputation
•    Practical steps for reducing energy and water consumption and                        incorporating renewable energy sources into operations
•    Sustainable Procurement: choosing environmentally friendly products              and services that support local economies and reduce carbon footprint

chief finance and sustainability officer, HEART Academies Trust

About the speaker:

Take home points:

•    Guidance to develop your Climate Action Plan, set achievable                    sustainability goals and track progress
•    Signposts for assessment tools, organizations, and funding that can            support schools in their climate action initiatives
•    Tips for involving students, staff, and the wider community in                      sustainability efforts, enhancing educational outcomes and fostering          a collective sense of responsibility 

Paul Edmond is the chief finance and sustainability officer at HEART Academies Trust, Bedford, and a trustee for the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At HEART he leads the Climate and Sustainability team, a role created following a review of the trust’s priorities and aspirations. In 2022 he also accepted the role of co-chair of the new UK School Sustainability Network (UKSSN) Operations group, a national network of schools and Trusts working to help people working in education navigate a way to a more sustainable future. 

This session is for:

CFO, COO, School Business Manager, Operations teams

This session CAN BE ATTENDED AT:

EdExec LIVE West Midlands

EdExec LIVE South
EdExec LIVE North

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