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Supporting Industrials to Align with the TCFD

This Expert Talk will see Sarah Winnie, Managing Consultant and Nick Howard, Principal, Ramboll share the lessons learnt through Ramboll’s experience working with industrials to distinguish between decarbonisation efforts and climate risk assessment, assess physical and transition risks and align with the TCFD. This will include an overview of the challenges industrials are experiencing when trying to assess climate risks, especially across multiple geographies and markets. We will share examples of our work helping industrials navigate the long-term time horizons required for climate risk assessment and provide recommendations for how their climate-related disclosures can be improved.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Net zero, Corporate strategy

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Free

Speakers

Sarah Winne, Managing Consultant, Ramboll 

Nick Howard, Principal, Ramboll 

Stakeholder and political challenges in a crisis-stricken world

This Expert Talk will present ERM’s current thinking and framework for helping companies make sense of the complex economic, commercial, political and stakeholder challenges emerging from the pandemic crisis, and how these might be managed, as well as share learnings from our LicenseSecure service, covering assessments of over 300 projects globally and outline how we’ve previously helped companies Achieve Project Outcomes, sharing case studies of how companies have managed complex issues and what these experiences might mean for you, as you manage the ongoing crisis and prepare to operate in a “post-pandemic world”.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Corporate strategy, Risk

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Free

Speakers

Daniel Litvin, MD, Critical Resource (an ERM Group company)

Cultivating Behaviours for a Net Zero Future

This Expert Talk will explore some of the behaviours individuals can cultivate to do their bit to reach Net Zero, and outline how an organisation can support and draw on the skills and enthusiasm of its people to reduce its carbon impact.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Net zero, Corporate strategy

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Free

Speakers

Freya Crunden, Environmental Consultant, Atkins

Integrating Development, Masterplanning and Net Zero

In this Expert Talk speakers Aydin Zorlutuna and George Rowberry from Arcadis discuss what this means and how impacts at a local planning policy level can be addressed.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Net zero, Planning

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Free

Speakers

Aydin Zorlutuna, UK Director - Landscape, Masterplanning, Urbanism, Arcadis

George Rowberry, Principal Sustainability Consultant, Arcadis

Using Digital EIA to Increase a Project’s Social Value

Join Nick Hilton, Technical Director and UK EIA Lead, and Alistair Billington, Technical Director, Wood, as they outline how to use digital EIA to increase a project’s social value. This expert talk will demonstrate and discuss a number of tools linked to key stages of the project development and application process, providing an overview of practical applications and the social benefits of digital EIA in the context of transparency and accessibility of environmental information. It will also touch upon why written outputs will remain important in order to embrace the needs of different audiences.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Planning, Social value

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Free

Speakers

Nick Hilton, Technical Director and UK EIA Lead, Wood

Alistair Billington, Technical Director, Wood

Embedding Social Value Within the Professional Services Sector

In this Expert Talk Vicky Hutchinson, Environment Practice Director, Atkins, will be speaking about embedding social value within the professional services sector. Specifically, this talk will consider: where contractors and those in the professional services sector can work together, where professional services can offer unique value, and how the social value agenda adds value to the professional services sector.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Social value, Corporate strategy, Infrastructure

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Free

Speakers

Vicky Hutchinson, Environment Practice Director, Atkins

Biodiversity Net Gain and DCO Projects

Join this Expert Talk delivered by Environment Analyst's Sustainability Delivery Group where speaker Alan Kirby, Principal Ecologist at Wood will discuss biodiversity net gain and how it provides opportunities for DCO projects, but also potential issues that will ideally be solved through early project planning.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Biodiversity, Planning, Infrastructure

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Free

Speakers

Alan Kirby, Principal Ecologist, Wood

Decarbonising the Road Networks

This Expert Talk will discuss what the future holds for the Strategic Road Network (SRN) in a country aspiring to reach net zero by 2050, answering questions such as: Can we solely rely on the adoption of electric vehicles to deliver a decarbonised SRN? What happens in the interim while we wait for EVs to dominate our car ownership? What role does the strategic road infrastructure itself play in shaping the future of how we travel?

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Net zero, Infrastructure

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Free

Speakers

Matt Tooby, Client Director, Highways (Infrastructure Division), Atkins

Pledge to Net Zero – How the Environmental Consultancy Sector is Cutting its Direct Impact

In this lively, and interactive Expert Talk, David Symons, Future Ready Leader at WSP will cover: what is the Pledge to net zero campaign, who’s already signed up and how you can be part of it, the practical actions firms can be taking to cut their greenhouse gas emissions and practical thoughts from lockdown.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Net zero, Corporate strategy

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Free

Speakers

David Symons, Future Ready Leader, WSP

Consistency & Robustness in the Appraisal & Management of Brownfield Land

Ian Evans, Technical Director, Wood, will discuss the benefits of a robust, high quality and consistent approach to the assessment of brownfield land development risks through the land planning regime and land transactional process.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Brownfield, Planning

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Free

Speakers

Ian Evans, Technical Director, Wood

Building Flood Resilient Communities in Small Island States

This Expert Talk is presented by Dr Nick Jarritt , Director – Climate Risk, Water Management & Environmental Policy, Wood. Nick is an environmental consultant with over 20 years of experience in flood risk management and environmental policy. He leads the Advisory Services team in Wood’s UK Environment & Infrastructure business.

Subject

Live broadcast date / time

Flood risk

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Free

Speakers

Dr Nick Jarritt , Director – Climate Risk, Water Management & Environmental Policy, Wood

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