Online events from 2degrees in February
Camilla Premachandra 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:
- Getting Ready for the New Conflict Minerals Requirements
- Water and the Smart Grid
- Building Information Modeling: What does it mean for sustainability?
- Implementing Portfolio-wide Environmental Management Systems for Commercial Buildings
- Making the Business Case for Supply Chain Sustainability: 3 steps towards unlocking value
- Assessing the Impact of a Product: Which standard should I use?
- Get your hands dirty: Engaging with employees on waste reduction
For a full calendar of what’s planned for the coming weeks in 2degrees, including many more events, see the 2degrees calendar of events.
February 1st, 3:00 P.M. (GMT) / 10:00 A.M. (EST): This webinar will provide an overview of the pending Dodd-Frank conflict minerals regulations and what companies are doing to get ready. Dodd-Frank addresses companies that are listed on U.S. stock exchanges but will affect companies globally.
February 14th, 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EST): We’ve heard a lot about how the smart grid will transform the way electricity is delivered and consumed. But water may be the next major resource to get the smart grid treatment. In this webinar we’ll find out how water monitoring and conservation can be improved using smart grid technologies.
February 22nd, 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EST): With Building Information Modeling (BIM) increasingly being required on projects in the US and UK, what opportunities does it offer for improved sustainability? This webinar gives an outline of BIM is, the drivers for using it and how it can deliver more cost-effective and sustainable buildings.
February 16th, 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EST): As a major real estate fund manager, PRUPIM recognises the role it can play in reducing the environmental impacts of its properties. Join this webinar to find out about its strategies for reducing CO2 emissions, cutting energy and water consumption and minimising waste production in its properties.
February 22nd 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EST): Understand the process that procurement departments can take to drive supply chain sustainability and simultaneously unlock value and learn how Walkers Crisps and Innocent drinks have driven sustainability initiatives while simultaneously reducing costs.
February 28th 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EST): This webinar aims to compare the main differences between the current environmental footprinting standards/initiatives and advise what these differences will mean in practice.
February 29th 3:00 p.m. (GMT) / 10:00 a.m. (EST): The key to reducing waste in many work environments is engaging employees to reduce, reuse and recycle. This webinar session will explore practical ways to engage your employees on waste reduction and recycling.
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