Sustainability Workshops

Sustainability Workshops

About this event

We have partnered with our sister network Carlow Kilkenny Skillnet to bring you this short sustainability course conjunction with SUSTINEO a sustainability consultancy specialising in climate action, carbon foot printing and energy management.

The course includes four 1 hour webinars each Wednesday at 10am, starting 22nd September 2021.

Objectives:

At the end of this series of 4 workshops, or even if you prefer to attend optional workshops, you will understand what sort of areas might be material to your sustainability journey. In particular you will:

1. Understand some of the approaches businesses are taking to sustainability (we provide a simple 3 step process)

2. Develop a materiality matrix such that you better understand what you should be including in your sustainability planning

3. Learn some key terms and where themes like circular economy and climate action will fit it to your planning

COST for all 4 workshops :  €FREE

 

WORKSHOP1 – Sustainability in 3 Steps

  • Date: 10-11am, Weds 22nd September 2021
  • Format: 1hr – 40min online presentation with interactive polls + 20min Q&A Templates and links supplied

Workshop outline:

  • Build business resilience and increase competitiveness
  • Drive innovation and transform business practices
  • Build credibility and reputation (investor confidence, buyer specifications, brand enhancement)
  • Influence and prepare for shifts in public policy

WORKSHOP 2 – Carbon Literacy

  • Date: 10-11am, Weds 29th September 2021
  • Format: 1hr – 40min online presentation with interactive polls + 20min Q&A Templates and links supplied.

Workshop Outline:

  • Understand the context and language of carbon emissions and associated terms
  • Know how to calculate a simple carbon footprint
  • Gain a knowledge of different approaches to carbon reduction

WORKSHOP 3 – Energy Literacy

  • Date: 10-11am, Weds 6th October 2021
  • Format: 1hr – 40min online presentation with interactive polls + 20min Q&A Templates and links supplied.

Workshop Outline:

  • Basic energy terminology and concepts in Plain English.
  • Context to the energy challenges and opportunities facing Ireland, corresponding obligations and introduce commonly used terms.
  • Units of measure and technologies.

 

Workshop 4 – Climate Leadership and Action Planning

  • Date: 10-11am, Weds 13th October 2021
  • Format: 1hr – 40min online presentation with interactive polls + 20min Q&A Templates and links supplied.

Workshop Outline:

  • Understand the potential impacts and opportunities facing Ireland;
  • Know where to find the tools to plan for climate mitigation and adaptation measures such that you can reduce the risks and exposure to your business
  • Be equipped with the knowledge you need to ensure board room level buy-in to climate action

 

Trainer:

Raoul Empey is a certified trainer and managing director of Sustineo. He is also a Climate Reality Leader, a registered energy auditor and a chartered engineer, and set up Sustineo in 2011 to support organisations wishing to address the climate crisis. Specialising in carbon and energy reduction, Sustineo supports many companies under various sustainability programmes including those by SEAI, Enterprise Ireland, the Local Enterprise Offices and Bord Bia’s Origin Green programme.

  • Sustainability Workshop1
    22nd September 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Sustainability Workshop2
    29th September 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Sustainability Workshop3
    6th October 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Sustainability Workshop4
    13th October 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Venue:  

Address:
Ireland

Description:
This event is being hosted online