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Climate, Environment, Sustainability: key issues for the UK tech sector

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What are the material sustainability issues impacting the sector, and how is the tech sector, government and society responding?

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Susanne Baker - Associate Director, Climate, Environment and Sustainability, techUK

Margot King - MSc Environmental Technology student at Imperial College London

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18:30 - Presentation

20:00 - Close

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What are the material sustainability issues impacting the tech sector, and how are the tech sector, government and society responding? How can tech help with sustainability issues in other sectors?

We will consider some of the latest policy developments, tech sustainability trends and the challenges that remain to be resolved

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Presenter 1: Susanne Baker - Associate Director, Climate, Environment & Sustainability at techUK

Susanne is responsible for techUK's Climate, Environment & Compliance Programme, which spans issues such as eco-design, chemicals policy, producer responsibility and environmental trends. She also leads techUK work in championing the role of digital technology in supporting the net zero transition.

Presenter 2: Margot King - MSc Environmental Technology student at Imperial College London

Margot is currently researching low-plastic schemes in London as part of her final year project. Her interests include waste management, net-zero, and sustainable cities

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