iiE Yorkshire & Humber Proudly Presents their 2017 Awards:

Yorkshire and Humber

iiE Yorkshire & Humber Proudly Presents their 2017 Awards with very special guest Mike Berners-Lee: Internationally renowned expert in carbon metrics and author of ‘How Bad Are Bananas – The carbon footprint of everything’.

Come along and enjoy our Yorkshire & Humber regional award ceremony, celebrating  the success of our members in achieving their Investors in the Environment accreditations. Our very special guest Mike Berners-Lee will be addressing attendees with a motivating keynote speech drawing on his two published books (as well as the ‘one in the pipeline’) and will be helping with the presentation of certificates. There will be also be refreshments and ‘special’ awards.

Members that have been accredited to Bronze, Silver or Green level in 2016 or 2017 will be presented with a framed copy of their certificate. Members that are ‘working towards’ are also very welcome to attend and network with other like minded Companies and benefit from Mikes’ presentation.

Mike’s books include:

The Burning Question‘ – written with Duncan Clark – 2013, which explores climate change from the global system perspective – Described by Al Gore as ”Fascinating and Important”

How Bad Are Bananas? The carbon footprint of everything‘ – 2010  Bill Bryson wrote “I can’t remember the last time I read a book that was more fascinating, useful and enjoyable all at the same time”

and he is currently working on a new book dealing with being such a powerful species.

His specialities include: Understanding climate change impacts. The big picture on sustainability. Enabling responses on every scale to climate change and the wider sustainability agenda.

Mike is also a Professor at Lancaster University where he focuses (amongst other things) on: “Big picture, multi-disciplinary thinking about the challenges of the 21st century and how they can best be addressed. What do a desirable and realistic futures look like and how can they be enabled?”  as well as being Director at ‘Small World Consulting’ a company that  Assesses the climate change impacts of organisations and their supply chains. Enabling value adding responses to climate change.

 

This promises to be a very special event – places are FREE, but must be pre-booked. Email yorkshire@iie.uk.com to reserve yours