Online events from 2degrees in September
Jophi George looks ahead to a selection of online events from 2degrees over the coming month. To participate or find out more about 2degrees, an online global community for sustainable business, sign up for free membership of the network.
In this look-ahead:
- How to Achieve Zero Waste: The importance of managing, minimizing, and monetizing material waste
- How IKEA is Managing Sustainability
- The Route to Zero Carbon Homes
- Passivhaus: Applying the low energy standard to social housing refurbishment
- Sustainability vs. Engineering: Balancing what is needed strategically, with what technically works
- Open Innovation in the Agricultural Supply Chain
For a full calendar of what’s planned for the coming weeks in 2degrees, including many more events, see the 2degrees calendar of events.
7th September 2011: In this webinar, we are joined by Brooke Farrell, President and Founder of RecycleMatch, a company that specializes in managing, minimizing, and monetizing material waste, as she discusses how RecycleMatch has helped organizations understand how waste can be used as a valuable resource. In addition, Brooke will explain RecycleMatch’s ambitions to make landfills obsolete and to open up new markets for the 7.7 billion tons of material currently considered waste.
13th September 2011: Join this webinar to hear from the Chief Sustainability Officer at IKEA, on how they are managing sustainability in practice: internal administration, notable project, funding for sustainability initiatives, and the role of the CSO in the organization.
14th September 2011: The UK has set an ambitious target for all new homes to be ‘zero carbon’ by 2016. By bringing together experts from the Zero Carbon Hub and the Home Builders Federation, this webinar will explore the ‘zero carbon’ definition and the approach for delivering homes to the standard. Together with a clear understanding of the challenges the requirements bring and some of the solutions and technologies for achieving it, you will also get a unique insight into how low and zero carbon homes have been successfully delivered in Canada and the lessons that can be applied in the UK.
20th September 2011: Passivhaus, the German low energy standard is now being used to transform existing buildings. In this webinar we look at a recent scheme to refurbish a social housing project, explore the approach taken, the lessons that have been learned and how it might be applied to other projects.
23rd September 2011: This webinar will explore ways to overcome the divide between the sustainability team and the engineering staff, by helping sustainability teams understand what technically works, and give those with engineering expertise an understanding of their role in the sustainability work of an organization.
29th September 2011: This webinar introduces a novel method from the FAO for improving decision-making in agro-food production chains. ‘Social Spaces for Innovation’ is a collaborative framework that will facilitate greater interaction between stakeholders and address price volatility in world food supply chains.
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