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World People Of Nature Day– Green Childhood

Friday 1st October
Online

Winter Migration Festival

Saturday 2nd October
Castle Espie
See event page

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04

BITCI– The Sustainability Revolution

Tuesday 5th October
Online
Free

Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference 2021

Wednesday 6th October
Online
Delegate places are £55 per person

Peatlands gathering 2021

Thursday 7th October
Online
Free

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09
10

One World Festival

Monday 11th October
Mostly online

Do no harm to the environment: translating the EGD into Cohesion Policy 2021–2027

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Rising seas and climate change with Dr Asha de Vos

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Heritage on the Ground

Tuesday 12th October
Online
Free

Sustainable Peatlands: A Win for All

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Natura 2000 logo for goods and services – supporting nature and people for a sustainable recovery

Wednesday 13th October
Online
Free

Floodplain Meadows Partnership Conference 2021

Wednesday 13th October
Online
0–£25

NI Waste Expo 2021

Thursday 14th October
Titanic Belfast
Non–qualified individuals are subject to a £250 attendance cost.

NorthernIreland2035– Common Purpose

Thursday 14th October
Online
Free

15

Cave Hill Fungal Foray

Saturday 16th October
Belfast Castle
Free

17

“The Climate Crisis is a Human Rights Crisis”

Monday 18th October
Online
Free

Nature Means Business Online Conference

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Nature Means Business

Tuesday 19th October
Online
£5.98

Practicing Food Sovereignty in the Climate Emergency

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Young Trustees in the Environmental Sector

Tuesday 19th October
Online
Free

Mapping a Just Energy Transition in NI

Wednesday 20th October
QUB Great Hall
Free

The Year of Youth Climate Action: COP26 and Your Role

Wednesday 20th October
Online
Free

Legislating for Climate Action on the Island of Ireland

Thursday 21st October
Online
Free

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24

Just Zero – a Virtual Conference on Financing the Just Transition

Monday 25th October
Online
Free

26

Agriculture and Climate Change: A Countryside COP event

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

Climate Resilience Heritage Summit

Wednesday 27th October
Online
Free

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30

UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) – Glasgow 2021

Sunday 31st October
Glasgow

      
20

BITC: Webinar: Net Zero Carbon: Understanding Climate–Related Risks and Opportunities

Wednesday 20 January 2021 - 20/01/21

Online

This event is open to BITC members only. 

About the webinar Hear about best practice from businesses that have started the process of understanding climate–related risks and opportunities and embedding their climate ambitions across their business operations.This webinar will cover:   

  • Understanding climate–related risks and opportunities across your business activities.
  • How businesses are embedding this across their business strategy and implementing Task Force on Climate–related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.
  • Engaging key stakeholders on your climate action plans from leaders, employees, and supply chains.

Guest speakers include:  

  • Naomi Rigby, Non–Financial Reporting Specialist, Sustainability & Climate Change at PwC
  • Rhona Turnbull, Climate, Environment & Emerging Issues Lead Sustainable Banking at NatWest Group. 

Background

We now have less than ten years to tackle the climate emergency if we are to stand a good chance of delivering a planet that enables current and future generations to thrive. Public pressure is growing on leading governments and investors to start acting. Business leadership will be critical to drive the transformation required and it is integral that businesses understand climate–related risks and opportunities to deliver benefits for people and nature.

We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to build back responsibly and make sure we are on track to deliver a just transition and build resilience to future shocks and accelerate action on climate change. The UK is hosting the postponed COP26 in November 2021 and we have a unique opportunity to demonstrate UK leadership on climate action. With mandatory reporting on climate–related risks and opportunities coming in for many businesses in 2021, there will be a need for businesses to demonstrate commitment and action to meeting international climate goals.

More event information available here..

Cost   More Details Included in BITC membership
Time   More Details Wed, 20 January @ 12:00 – 13:00
Contact   More Details Roxarne Owen

Roxarne.owen@bitc.org.uk
www.bitc.org.uk/event/webinar-net-zero-carbon-understanding-climate-related-risks-and-opportunities/