Resource Efficient Scotland are offering a free one day workshop at Edinburgh Zoo on the 24th of March (10:00-16:00) for influencers looking to gain the skills and knowledge needed to become the workplace’s Green Champion.
Get all the skills you need to develop a resource efficiency action plan for your organisation and identify the things you can start doing today to save money on energy, water, waste and raw materials.
Rising energy, water and raw material costs and increasing consumer pressure continue to challenge the way that businesses across Scotland manage their environmental performance.
Our online Green Champions training course is already helping organisations across Scotland prepare for this challenge by providing knowledge, tried-and-tested techniques, best practice examples, and free tools and templates.
This live event will pack the entire Green Champions Planning Modules into one day, and is delivered first hand by our team of business experts, guest speakers and one-to-one advisors.
Get the skills and knowledge other professionals have already learnt through the Green Champions online training course. Find out about available funding, understand the changing resource landscape and go beyond compliance to save money, grow profits and increase competitive advantage.
Who should attend?
This workshop is designed for anyone in your organisation who influences or has direct responsibility for environmental performance, as well as members of your management team engaged in organisational improvement.
Particularly ideal for:
- health, safety and environment managers;
- environmental performance champions;
- compliance managers;
- facilities managers; and
- office/general managers.
All of the Green Champions training course’s planning modules packed into one day…
09.30 – Registration and breakfast
10.00 – Welcome and introduction: the need to be resource efficient
10.20 – Getting started – identifying opportunities
11.00 – Break
11.15 – Collecting data on your energy, water and raw materials use
12.15 – Guest speaker – case study: the business benefits of improved resource efficiency
12.30 – Lunch
13.00 – Panda viewing / Pengun Parade / Explore Zoo
13.45 – Data analysis and action planning
14.30 – Break
14.45 – Gaining support from colleagues and senior management
15.45 – Next steps
16.00 – Close
Includes free parking, zoo tickets and panda viewing
Creative Carbon Scotland is a partnership of arts organisations working to put culture at the heart of a sustainable Scotland. We believe cultural and creative organisations have a significant influencing power to help shape a sustainable Scotland for the 21st century.
In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.
We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.
Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:
Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.
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