York Business Week: Sustainable Place and Property

Date: 15th November

Time: 1:30pm–4:00pm

Venue: Merchant Taylors’ Hall

Address: Aldwark, York YO1 7BX

The impacts of climate change and resource management will have a profound effect on how we live our lives. Join City of York Council and BioVale to explore how local employers such as Nestlé and Hiscox are investing in sustainability, and learn about the bio-based innovation taking place in Yorkshire which has the potential to transform the construction industry.

Speakers include:

Andrew Griffiths, Head of Value Chain Sustainability, Nestlé

Phil Thorn, Head of Propositions, Hiscox

Alex Sparrow, Director, UK Hempcrete

Phil White, Founder & CEO, Sustainability Cloud

Sharon Smith, Vice Principal for Higher, Professional and Vocational Education, York College

Rachel Trend, Architect, Native Architects

Free to attend but registration required.