Event programme confirmed as Road to Net Zero flagship COP26 event rolls into town

Event programme confirmed as Road to Net Zero flagship COP26 event rolls into town

The efforts that Hull and East Yorkshire organisations are making to ensure our region achieves net-zero carbon emissions are being highlighted at a special engagement event for businesses and communities later this month. Hull and East Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s (HEY LEP) flagship COP26 event – HEY on the Road to Net Zero – is taking place on Monday, October 18 at Hull City Hall’s...

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Green jobs summit to help employers find skilled workers in drive to net-zero

Green jobs summit to help employers find skilled workers in drive to net-zero

The contribution of the University of Hull in bridging the skills gap facing the net-zero transition, and creating a talented workforce of the future, takes centre stage at a leading Yorkshire & Humber summit this week. With the Humber Estuary being the highest carbon-emitting industrial cluster outside of London, talk is often centred on the technologies and advancements needed to...

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University of Hull commits to creating a hedgehog-friendly campus

University of Hull commits to creating a hedgehog-friendly campus

The University of Hull has pledged to create a hedgehog-friendly campus by signing up to a national scheme that aims to protect the animal’s population. The Hedgehog Friendly Campus initiative encourages universities, schools and colleges across the country to make improvements to campus grounds, creating safe and secure spaces for hedgehogs to live. A team of students and staff are supporting...

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High-profile speakers to headline The Waterline Summit 2021

High-profile speakers to headline The Waterline Summit 2021

A green energy entrepreneur and an electric vehicle adventurer will be among the headline speakers this year’s pioneering The Waterline Summit. The flagship event is returning next month, bigger and more ambitious than before, linking the Humber to the global COP26 climate change conference. Held from October 18-22, just a few weeks before COP26, the summit will link innovative decarbonisation...

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Humber SMEs have their say on UK’s net-zero targets in major business study

Humber SMEs have their say on UK’s net-zero targets in major business study

More than 650 small and medium-sized businesses across the Humber region have shared what net-zero means to them, in the first comprehensive study of its kind in the UK. Aura has announced the results of its Humber Future Net Zero Survey, as momentum builds for the UK’s hosting of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow in November. A large majority of businesses surveyed – 80% -...

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