The sustainability hub delivers policy events, campaign initiatives, networking activities and ministerial roundtables with political leadership, industry experts and opinion formers. Our distinguished guests are Secretaries and Ministers of State, Members of Parliament, Peers and policy officials.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Vision10: Time for a Green and Clean Industrial Strategy – Launch Event
Monday 17th July 2017, 12:00-14:00, Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Westminster, SW1

The launch of Vision10 is an opportunity to find out more about the initiative and how we can help deliver a low carbon industrial strategy, improve business relationships, showcase clean energy and demonstrate climate change leadership.

Speakers: Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister; Peter Aldous MP, Vice-Chair, PRASEG; Polly Billington, Director, UK100; Martin Powell, Head of Urban Development, Siemens and Claire Perry MP, Minster for Climate Change and Industry, BEIS

Vision10 is an exciting initiative created to shape and support a low carbon industrial strategy for the UK.  It brings together policy makers, senior commentators, business leaders and Parliamentarians to examine the climate change challenge facing the UK and promote innovative low carbon solutions which will work to deliver a green and clean industrial strategy for the UK.
RSVP:  ross@devoconnect.co.uk

The sustainability hub’s annual Political Party Conference receptions, roundtables and networking events and policy forums are sponsored by global businesses pushing for leadership, consistent policy, resource efficiency and protections for the natural environment. 

Sustainability hub party conferences 2017
Liberal Democrats with Green Liberal Democrats
Monday 18 September, 19.45-21.00, Bayview 1, Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
Baroness Featherstone, Energy and Climate Change Spokesperson; Graham Neale, Chair, Green Liberal Democrats

Labour with Socialist Environment and Resources Association (SERA)
Monday 25 September, 20.00-21.30, Hall 7 – Tyne, Hilton Metropole, Brighton
Melanie Smallman, Co-Chair, SERA; Rebecca Long-Bailey MP, Shadow  Secretary of State, BEIS (invited); Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister

Conservatives with Conservative Environment Network (CEN)
Monday 2 October, 17.45-19.00, Wyvern Bar, Midland Hotel, Manchester
Mark Holmes, Director, CEN (tbc); Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Shadow Secretary of State, BEIS (invited)

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Energy Forum, Sir Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change   

Sustainable Business Growth, Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change

Green Business Summit, Sir Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills

Green Policy Roundtable, Baroness Kramer, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson, Defra

Climate Change NGO Forum, Lord Barker MP, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change

Previous sustainability hub party conferences 

Conservatives Party Conference Keynote Speakers

Amber Rudd MP, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change

Rory Stewart Minister of Sate, Defra

Greg Barker MP, Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change

Neil Perish MP, Chair, Environment Audit Committee

Labour Party Conference Keynote Speakers

Rt Hon Alan Whitehead, MP, Minister of State, Energy & Climate Change

Rt Hon Barry Gardiner MP, Shadow Secretary of State, Energy & Climate Change

Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Secretary of State, Energy & Climate Change

Rt Hon Caroline Flint, Shadow Secretary of State, Energy & Climate Change

Leonie Cooper AM, Chair, Environment Committee

Liberal Democrats Party Conference Keynote Speakers

Sir Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change   

Baroness Lynne Featherstone, Energy & Climate Change Spokesman

Baroness Kramer, Treasury Spokesman

Baroness Parminter, Defra Spokesman

Sir Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State, Business, Enterprise and Skills

Fiona Hall MEP, Leader of Liberal Democrat Members of European Parliament 

Scottish National Party Conference Keynote Speakers

Roseanna Cunningham Cabinet Secretary Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

National CSR Awards & Conference supported by Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP

The sustainability hub collaborated with the National CSR Awards and Conference to celebrate and reward business excellence, innovation and sustainability across a broad range of disciplines including carbon, community development, clean energy, education and leadership. The hub also worked to explore how business and third sector organisations can promote ethics, responsibility and low carbon efforts with employees, partners and consumers. For more information about the projects visit the http://nationalcsrawards.co.uk

Green and growth we can have both with Rt Hon Danny Alexander MP

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and the sustainability hub partnered to deliver a high level conference examining how the automobile industry successfully collaborated between policy makers and governments, at national and European levels to develop policy, deliver greener, lower carbon and more efficient vehicles.

Experience from the road transport sector was compared with experience from other sectors by a collection of leading policy and industry speakers. For further information www.businessgreen.com/bg/analysis/2339531/danny-alexander-urges-green-businesses-to-get-behind-clean-energy-strategy

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