• Together towards net zero: decarbonising operations and funding

    Together towards net zero: decarbonising operations and funding

    Join us on the 30th June to hear about your options to decarbonise your business premises and funding available!

    Durham County Council declared a climate emergency in 2019 and has committed to becoming a carbon neutral county and council by 2050. To reach this target we need to come together as a county to mitigate the effects of climate change as much as we possibly can!

    We want to support your decarbonisation so we have put together a series of events to demystify the net zero agenda and outline what you can do to reach Net Zero.

    The event schedule and speakers are below:

    Chair-

    Peter Razaq, owner of Kans and Kandy wholesale Ltd.

    9:30 am: Introduction –

    Alan Patrickson, Corporate Director of Neighbourhoods and Climate Change, Durham County Council.

    10:30 am: Funding Opportunities for businesses in their Net Zero transition-

    David Lynch, Energy Innovation Partnership Manager at the North East Local

    Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

    11:50 am: Networking and panel discussion-

    Discussion with our speakers

    12:30 pm: Low carbon lunch provided by REfUSE.

    1:15 pm: How to decarbonise your business premises to reduce your emissions-

    Michael Vasey, Business Energy Efficiency Project Lead, Durham County Council

    Peter Razaq, owner of Kans and Kandy wholesale Ltd.

    2:30 pmTogether towards net zero: what are the barriers to working as a County to reach net zero, and how can we overcome them? (workshop)

    4:00 pm: finish and chance to sign the County Durham Climate Agreement

     

    So, we hope to see you there as we go, together towards Net Zero!

    If you have any questions please contact Ellie, Low Carbon Development & Partnerships Officer, at ellie.grimes@durham.gov.uk

    Please note, this will be a hybrid event and virtual tickets will be released soon.

    Register Here