Sustainable Solutions Towards Net Zero

Presented by Louise Minchin

Bridging the sustainability learning gap

The Trust for Sustainable Living (TSL), a global education charity, aspires to a world where everyone is educated and empowered for a sustainable future. Through their work at the Living Rainforest Centre in Berkshire and in schools worldwide, TSL is bridging the sustainability learning gap, empowering future generations to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Contributing to a green energy future

Sustainable development in ports and coastal industries is key to the success of the UK Government's Net Zero Strategy. As the largest port operator in the UK, Associated British Ports' is committed to investing in both decarbonising its own operations and supporting large-scale green energy projects, which will contribute to a green energy future.

Safeguard the flow of water

Climate change poses a serious threat to the future of the UK's water supply. Anglian Water is committed to delivering water security to its millions of customers throughout the East of England. Its Strategic Pipeline Alliance, alongside cutting-edge technology, will safeguard the flow of water for generations to come.

Reducing reliance on non-renewable resources

Stadiums and arenas see millions of visitors and users every year and global architecture firm Populous is behind the design of many of these venues. By measuring and tracking the environmental impact of their work, it is committed to reducing reliance on non-renewable resources to support a cleaner environment and delivering zero carbon projects by 2030.

Keeping sustainability at heart

Private investment has a critical role to play in providing the infrastructure we need. At the same time, understanding environmental, social, and governance factors is becoming more demanding due to a lack of reliable data. Preqin helps investors and fund managers make confident decisions that align with their return expectations while keeping sustainability at the heart of their operations.

Driver-friendly charging solutions

Electric Vehicles help to reduce emissions and are an important step towards achieving the net zero target. Now EV charging specialists Qwello want to remove the annoyances EV users face every day with their driver-friendly charging solutions such as contactless payment options and a unique smartphone app that shows availability and reserves charging points in real-time.

Transforming the energy landscape

Businesses have long been at the mercy of fluctuating electricity prices. Ripple Energy is working to transform the energy landscape by offering customers the opportunity to purchase their very own share of new wind farms and solar parks, stabilising their bills for the long term and supporting their net-zero goals.

Warming homes and offices sustainably

District heating captures otherwise wasted heat and uses the surplus rather than fossil fuels to warm homes and offices. Vattenfall is working as part of Bristol City Leap to expand the existing heating network citywide through the use of underground pipes, creating significant benefits for businesses and communities in the area.

Thought leaders

A sustainable sporting landscape

Dr Russell Seymour is a Senior Fellow in the Institute for Sport Business at Loughborough University in London and the Chair of BASIS, the British Association for Sustainable Sport, and is renowned as a pioneer in sports sustainability. He shares invaluable insights on the vital relationship between sport and environmental awareness, paving the way for a more sustainable sporting landscape.

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Delivering a sustainable UK energy industry

Energy UK is the UK's largest and most diverse energy trade association, representing most suppliers and generators as well as other players in the energy market. Its members work with government, regulators and stakeholders with an aim to deliver a sustainable UK energy industry. Adam Berman from Energy UK discusses the road ahead to Net Zero.

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Sustainable business practices among SMEs

The Institute of Directors (IoD) acknowledges the significance of sustainability in modern business operations and corporate governance. They are highlighting the role that government actions should play in promoting sustainable business practices among SMEs. Learn about ways the UK government can advance sustainability in the business sector with the IoD's Chief Economist, Kitty Ussher.

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Driving sustainable tech-solutions

The Manufacturing Technologies Industry has taken substantial strides to promote eco-friendly practices, resource efficiency, and clean technology in the manufacturing industry for its members. By driving sustainable tech-solutions, and showcasing the excellent work already happening, the MTA plays a pivotal role in advancing environmentally responsible practices across the sector. Find out how one of their members is embracing sustainability at the heart of its work, in ‘Sustainable Solutions Towards Net Zero’.

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Louise Minchin

Louise is a well-known and respected broadcaster and journalist who presented BBC Breakfast for 20 years. She presents the BBC’s Triathlon coverage and has also guest presented 'The One Show' as well as a number of other national TV programmes. Louise is also the host of the top-rated podcast, 'Push Your Peak'.

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