Climate Action 2021: Responsible Consumption and Production

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In this quarter we will take on SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

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Climate Action 2021 is a series of conversations celebrating the work of cleantech innovators in solving the UN Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which we will promote and highlight in the run up to COP 26 in Glasgow in November.

In this quarter we will take on SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

Carbon offsetting is a step in the right direction, but carbon reduction is a much needed jump towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Despite the Paris agreement and recent new regulations set by Governments, the world continues to unsustainably use natural resources. With a global material footprint jumping from 73 to almost 86 Billion tons from 2010 to 2017, we need to create and implement extremely effective solutions to tackle our mass consumption of goods.

With new policies around the UK and the world being implemented to accelerate the shift, let’s now have a look at the current solutions available to make changes, today.

Join our event to learn from expert speakers on the challenges and opportunities of the 12th Sustainable Development Goal: Responsible Consumption and Production. In this event you will learn from academics who will explain what is the meaning and goals of the 12th SDG, followed by a showcase of innovative solutions.

You will learn about the different innovative solutions to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. The event will also include a live Q&A and a networking session for you to meet the speakers

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Welcome & Introductions - Martin Garratt, CEO, Cambridge Cleantech

How the UN SDGs can influence and create impact - Sue Riddlestone, CEO, Bioregional

Challenges & Opportunities in the world around Responsible Consumption and Production - Professor Emel Aktas, Professor of Supply Chain Analytics Cranfield University

Earthly Biochar: meet a Negative Emission Technology - Lottie Hawkins, Founder, Earthly Biochar

WasteWinnow Solutions: a solution for food waste in the hospitality and food service industry - Rupert Hill, Marketing Manager, Winnow

Refurbed: refurbished electronics - Peter Windischhofer, Founder, Refurbed

Looped: upcycling fashion marketplace - Hannah Standen, Founder, Looped

CryptoCycle™: reward 4 Waste - Steve Clarke, Director, CryptoCycle

Case study - Hermione Rowe or Paul Whitehouse from Michael Page

Case Study: presenting QSA partner’s innovative work - Gerrard Fisher, Partner - Circular Business Models, QSA Partners

Panel Discussion - Speakers & Sylvie Russell, Operations Manager, Cambridge Cleantech

Breakout rooms and networking sessions

If you would like to participate in the upcoming series as a speaker or to share your blog/podcast/video in our Climate Action blog, get in touch with us at

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Organiser Martin Garratt, CEO of Cambridge Cleantech

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Cambridge Cleantech is a leading membership organisation that provides commercial support to companies that are driving the development of goods and services in response to global sustainability challenges. We unite the creators of innovative cleantech technologies with the financiers, partners and customers who can bring these products and services to fruition, and help create a smarter, more sustainable future.Sign up to become a member today and be part of the growing cleantech community.

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