Date:

November 17th, 2021

Time:

13.00-14.00

Format:

Zoom

Speakers:

Diarmuid Gavin, Garden Designer, TV and Radio Broadcaster, Author and Columnist
Anja Murray, Ecologist, Environmental Policy Analyst and Broadcaster
Ella Mcsweeney, Irish food and Farming Journalist and Reporter

Title:

Biodiversity is rapidly rising on the corporate agenda. Learn from leaders in biodiversity and see how your business can help reverse the biodiversity loss and create a positive impact on our landscape for 2022.

You will learn:
-The background on what biodiversity is and what it means for businesses.
-Practical tips on how your business can support biodiversity either on your premises, using staff engagement, in your product or service or in wider community initiatives.
-Case studies and examples of how other businesses are supporting biodiversity.
-Why being a business that values biodiversity is important.
-And much more.

Masterclasses
Date:

September 15th, 2021

Time:

13.00-14.00

Format:

Zoom

Speakers:

Liz Bonnin, Science, Natural History and Environmental broadcaster
Ella McSweeney ,Irish Food & Farming Journalist & Reporter

Title:

Award-winning Science, Natural History and Environmental broadcaster Liz Bonnin is hosting a free, virtual Climate Ready Academy Masterclass for business owners and managers which explores why the global plastic crisis is happening and how Irish business can play their part in turning off the plastic tap.

The Masterclass is one in a series hosted by the Climate Ready Academy, which is part of the Skillnet Ireland Climate Ready initiative. Climate Ready offers leadership and skills support for enterprises who want to develop their operational and strategic sustainability.

Includes an interactive Q&A with Liz Bonnin moderated by Ella McSweeney – Irish Journalist & Reporter.

Liz Bonnin 

With a Masters in Wild Animal Biology, science, natural history and environmental broadcaster Liz Bonnin has presented over 40 primetime TV programmes including the BBC’s Bafta-Award winning Blue Planet Live, Super Smart Animals, Galapagos, Horizon and the landmark documentary ‘Drowning in Plastic’ which investigated the ocean plastic crisis and raised the level of public debate on this important topic, winning both a prestigious RTS Award and a Grierson Award. Most recently Liz was on our screens with ‘Meat: A Threat to Our Planet?’ investigating how our growing hunger for meat is impacting the planet.

Ella McSweeney 

Is an Irish food and farming journalist and reporter. She has worked for BBC, RTÉ (Ireland’s national broadcaster) and the Guardian newspaper. She graduated from Trinity College, Dublin and is a post graduate student in food policy at City University, London.

 

Masterclasses

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.

Who is this Programme for?

What Companies say

testimonial

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”

testimonial

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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