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Masterclasses

As businesses globally respond to the climate crisis, new innovations in climate adaptation and sustainability are constantly emerging.

The Climate Ready Academy Masterclass series connects business owners and managers with thought leadership and expertise in the areas of climate action and sustainability. Through interactive and informative sessions curated by experts, participants will gain insight into best practice models on a global level.

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Masterclasses

Masterclass:
Becoming Climate Ready Series

Date:

27th January, 2023

Time:

13.00-14.00

Format:

Zoom

Speakers:

Paraic Treacy
Anja Murray
Gerard Higgins
Angus Mitchell
Raoul Empey
Richard Morrison

Title:

A major challenge for businesses is developing skills which help the transition to more sustainable activities. The Climate Ready Academy, funded through Skillnet, has been working to provide businesses with resources and training to transition their businesses. In 2022 alone, the Climate Ready Academy has worked with almost 1,650 businesses in Ireland.


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The open session will provide an introduction to the following available courses, as well as the expert mentors delivering the programmes:

  • Waste and Circular Economy Leaders Programme, hosted by Gerry Higgins

This programme aims to support businesses to improve their waste management policies and develop a detailed action plan for their business anchored in Ireland’s Waste Action Plan for a Circular Economy.

  • Sustainability Leaders programme, hosted by Angus Mitchell

The Sustainability Leaders programme seeks to assist businesses and Sustainability professionals to embrace responsible and sustainable business practices towards a decarbonised economy and identify the key organisational levers that facilitate change.

  • Energy Leaders programme, hosted by Richard Morrison

A course which aims to equip businesses and energy professionals with the knowledge and expertise on how to reduce energy waste, optimise cost savings, and protect the environment.

  • Biodiversity Essentials Programme, hosted by Anja ​Murray

A programme designed to give participants an introduction to biodiversity and what first steps their business can take to become more biodiverse, and develop a unique approach tailored towards each business for positive and effective action.

Masterclasses
Date:

2nd November, 2022

Time:

13.00-14.00

Format:

Zoom

Speakers:

Dimitri Zenghelis,International Advisor in Economy, Sustainability and Climate Change
Anton Savage, Host

Title:

This interactive session will focus on the transition to a low-carbon society and how businesses and organisations can lead change, while also managing and navigating risks, particularly around energy supply and rising supply chain costs. Attendees will also get insights into how to plan for the transition and the challenges and opportunities that they will encounter on the journey.

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Dimitri Zenghelis
Dimitri is a Special Advisor for the Wealth Economy Project, at the Bennett Institute, University of Cambridge, which he previously co-founded and led, and is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics. He is Chair of the Responsible Wealth Committee at Capital Generation Partners and is a Senior Associate at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Anton Savage
Anton an award-winning broadcaster, journalist and communications advisor has presented numerous Current Affairs and Magazine TV and Radio Programmes, including The Sunday Business Show, IrelandAM, The Tonight Show, The Last Word, Savage Sunday and the PPI Gold-Medal winning Anton Savage Show. He has written for nearly every newspaper in Ireland and spent more than a decade as a columnist for Independent News and Media.

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The Masterclass Series is aimed at professionals and senior leaders from all sectors. They are delivered by experienced practitioners who will share their knowledge, insights, and experience across a wide range of areas.

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Who is this Programme for?

What Companies say

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Michelle Rahill
HR Manager

“In order to maintain our position at the forefront of waste management, we understand the importance of engaging all employees in the development of our Sustainability culture. This short course is very well presented and includes engaging and interactive learning content”

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Dave Clarke
Contract and Sales Management

“The Sustainability Pass is accessible and informative and takes just 30mins to complete. We would highly recommend this course to any organisation looking to increase their awareness on sustainability, or those looking to adapt to the ever-increasing global issue that is Climate Change.”

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