- Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 4:00-6:00 pm (UK time)
- IMC004, International Manufacturing Centre
- All Warwick staff, students, and alumni are welcome to attend.
About this event
The University of Warwick has long been playing its part in tackling the climate emergency, with our efforts having lead to us being ranked the 9th best institution in the world for sustainability and responsible consumption and production (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023).
This event aims to inform students and staff at Warwick about the various important environmental sustainability projects happening across the campus - including our future strategy for further decreasing our university's carbon impact. The event is co-organised by the School for Cross-Faculty Studies and the Estates Team. The presentations will be followed by a wine reception.
4:00pm-4:05pm: Introduction by Prof. Stephanie Panichelli-Batalla (Head of the School for Cross-Faculty Studies)
4:05pm-4:15pm: The Way to Sustainable - Warwick’s Sustainability Strategy - Parvez Islam (Director of Environmental Sustainability) and Gemma Wilkins (Head of Sustainable Campus Operations)
4:15pm-4:25pm: Ecology and Biodiversity on campus - Kelly Baker (University Grounds and Gardens Manager) and Katherine Mayfield (Sustainability Champion in Estates)
4:25pm-4:35pm: Decarbonising Warwick - Andrew Thomas (Senior Energy and Carbon Manager) and Gez Hunter (Head of Buildings and Infrastructure)
4:35pm-4:45pm: Our transition to Sustainable Transport - George Saxon (Head of Transport Systems and Operations)
4:45pm-4:55pm: A new Food and Drink strategy - Matt Drew (Director of Food and Beverage)
4:55pm-5:00pm: Closing Remarks by Prof. Emma Flynn (Provost) and Prof. Stephanie Panichelli-Batalla (Head of the School for Cross-Faculty Studies)
5:20pm-6:00pm: Wine and nibbles
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