What can I do… about clothes and shopping

When you need to buy something, how do you know where to buy it from? Which suppliers are ethical, which ones say they are and which don’t even try? Here are some suggestions – but please send us your ideas. The talk “The Truth behind Fast Fashion” by Daphne Biliouri-Grant on 24 March revealed justContinue reading “What can I do… about clothes and shopping”

Environment Grants

Wednesday 7 April 2021 7.30pm Can you get a Government grant to upgrade your heating system? Speaker: Tom McDonald Project Officer at Low Carbon Workspaces BSc in Ecology and Environmental Management MSc in Climate Change and Sustainability Reducing energy consumption is key to combatting climate change, but upgrading or replacing equipment can be expensive. DidContinue reading “Environment Grants”

The Truth behind Fast Fashion

Addressing its Social and Environmental Impact Weds 24 March 2021 The environmental and social impact of fast fashion from plastic pollution to forced labour, and how you as the consumer can make a difference through some simple steps. The Speaker Daphne Biliouri-Grant has advised governments and corporate clients on corporate governance, sustainability, political risk andContinue reading “The Truth behind Fast Fashion”

Green Investing Webinar

Wednesday 10 February 2021 7.30-8.45pm Overview The webinar is intended for pension holders and investors who care about the planet. You want to invest responsibly but may not be sure about how to go about it while also earning the income you need. Speaker 1 Sam Todd, St James’s Place Why choose green investments? TheContinue reading “Green Investing Webinar”

Understanding the Dilemma of Plastic

Wednesday 20 January 2021 7.30pm-8.30pm Speaker: Daniel Castle It’s very, very difficult to live entirely without plastic, and some alternatives can be even worse for the environment! But at least we can make sure we re-use it and reduce it. Daniel Castle takes this very seriously and will help us to understand better where plasticContinue reading “Understanding the Dilemma of Plastic”