MMBEN Event 26: Business in a changing environmental landscape


The last 12 months have seen a huge shift for businesses. The need to reduce carbon, the Environmental Bill and Agricultural Bill and many other important environmental considerations for society will impact businesses. This, our second online event will cover the changing environment and impacts to business.


10:00-10:10 Introductions & Housekeeping – Gareth Lay – MMBEN Chair

10:10-10:20 Impact of the Habitats Directive for Development – Sarah Belton – Senior Hydrogeologist, Hafren Water

10:20-10:30 Biodiversity Net Gain – Matt Wall – Senior Ecologist, Wharton Natural Infrastructure Consultants

10:30-10:50 Networking break out rooms / 10:50-11:00 Comfort break

11:00-11:10 Electric Vehicles: Getting your business ready for EV – Sebastian Street – Senior Development Manager, Gridserve

11:10-11:20 Recycling Consistency Reforms for SME’s and the Environmental Bill – Sam Hare – Waste & Recycling Policy Advisor, DEFRA

11:20-11:40 Network break out rooms

11:40-11:55 Closing Announcements – Gareth Lay – MMBEN Chair

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