Sustainability Voices: Road to Net Zero – Season 2
It is clear from COP26 we all need to act now to achieve our climate goals.
We’ve gathered practical guidance from experts and customers to help businesses of all sizes understand the path ahead as they seek to engage and prosper in a zero-carbon future.
Season 2. Episode 1: Take Action Now. Practical First Steps For SMEs
Nina Skubala, Head of Climate Strategy, British Chambers of Commerce Climate Challenge Group explains what net zero is and how SMEs can progress their journey to net zero. With Nina’s practical tips and resources available, this one is a must-watch for SMEs.
Season 2. Episode 2: Creating A Sustainable Business Model For SMEs
Johan Huibers, Managing Director of Tamar Nurseries, an SME with sustainability at the heart of their business model. Johan shares his passion for going green, along with invaluable learnings for other SMEs.
Season 2. Episode 3: The Future of Sustainable Investments
Kate Rogers, Head of Sustainability, Cazenove Capital – an investment services business - is passionate about people wanting to invest in companies that create a better and more sustainable future. She highlights a critical new phase when making investment decisions, concerns over ‘greenwashing’ and much more.
Season 2. Episode 4: Sustainability from Farm to Fork
A fascinating insight from Tim Mead, Owner of Yeo Valley, who encourages all businesses, whatever shape or size, to challenge common assumptions in your journey to net zero because they aren’t always correct.
Season 2. Episode 5: A Sustainable Pathway For Success For SMEs
Peter McKernan, Director of McKernan Homes believes net zero will not hold his business back, if anything it will propel them forward. This is encouraging for those 60% of SMEs that have told us they don’t yet have meaningful sustainability goals or plans.
Season 2. Episode 6: The Business Benefits of Smart Sustainable Solutions
Gerry Stephens, Finance Director of Mackie’s of Scotland invests in net zero technology and is forecast to save 70% on the company’s energy costs. He urges his fellow SMEs who are on their sustainability journey to take the first step no matter how small, speak to others and speak to your banking provider.