Surrey Hills Sustainable Business Conference on Friday 22 Oct

Friday, 22 October, 2021 - 09:30 to 15:30

The Conference on Friday  is to inspire and support businesses to recover, grow and thrive in a more sustainable way. See www.surreyhills.org/events/surreyhillssustainablityconference/

If any of the below appeals to you then there is still time to attend.  

Businesses can grow in a sustainable way

It is imperative that we protect the environment

We need to focus on reducing our carbon footprint

Sustainability means action not just words

Join Greener Community Workshop

Thursday, 9 September, 2021 - 19:00 to 21:00

 

Surrey County Council are developing a Climate Change Delivery Plan, which will outline how we are going to reduce our carbon emissions to achieve net zero by 2050, for the initial period of 2021-2025.

Surrey Climate Commission have joined up with the Climate Change Team to ensure your views on the Climate Change Delivery Plan are heard and so we can explore how we can all work together to combat climate change.

Climate for Change Event

Thursday, 2 July, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00

During the coronavirus outbreak Business has shown resilience innovation and an ability to change?
Whilst much of this would have been challenging, there may have been changes in modes of working, work/life balance, and other processes that have presented positive opportunities going forward.
There has never been a better time , both environmentally and commercially to seize on these opportunities, as the challenge of Climate Change has not gone away.

The Challenge Ahead

Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 - 16:30 to 19:30

Surrey Climate Commission held its end of year Summary Event on Wednesday 4 December 2019 at WWF Living Planet Centre, Brewery Road, Woking.

The event gave us the opportunity to sum up how far we have come since our launch in June 2019. Watch a film of the event here.

Climate Forums for key stakeholders

Monday, 11 November, 2019 - 09:30 to Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 - 12:30

Two Climate Forums were held on consecutive days in November to gauge people's views on what they felt the key areas were in tackling climate change in Surrey.

A healthy mix of individuals was invited from across the private, public and citizen sectors. They were also asked what practices they were carrying out at present and what role the Climate Commission could make in the future.

COP26/ net zero transport event in Farnham

12th November, 2021 - 17:06

Wednesday the 10th November saw a Cop/ Transport Themed Event in Farnham in Surrey, hosted by Surrey County Council 

Faith Leaders ask Surrey MP’s to do the right thing ahead of COP 26

20th October, 2021 - 08:51

More than twenty faith leaders in Surrey have written to the region’s MP’s (see draft letter below), ahead of the COP 26 Climate Meeting in Glasgow next month, calling for them to do the right thing over the global climate emergency.

In the letter delivered today (Monday 18th October) they note that, “Our ecological crisis doesn’t fit easily with the shorter-term priorities which governments are more used to setting.” But, “We believe that doing the right thing now will also prove a vote-winner, even if it involves some short-term pain along the way”. 

Successful On-Line Presentation of Baseline and Vision Document

8th September, 2021 - 09:17

Surrey Climate Commission presented its Baseline Study and Vision Document to a wide audience from the general public on the 1st September.

For recording please click on link here .  Full reports on link below.

Baseline and Vision Document Now Out | Surrey Climate Commission

Community Hub Opens

24th August, 2021 - 12:54

A Mole Valley Climate Hub has now opened in Leatherhead town centre (at entrance to Swan Centre/High Street)  for the months of September and October.

It is part of the Climate Emergency Centres (CEC) network. https://climateemergencycentre.co.uk/  which is growing and has a presence in 5 locations in Surrey now