Moving from Compliance to Leading Change
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George Tarvit, Sustainability and Climate Change Manager, Keep Scotland Beautiful
Compliance, Leadership, and Drivers for Change
George Tarvit, Sustainability and Climate Change Manager, Keep Scotland BeautifulGeorge Tarvit from the Sustainable Scotland Network team at Keep Scotland Beautiful will present information on climate change policy drivers and legislative compliance, drawing out lessons from mandatory climate change reporting, and exploring what leading change in the public sector could encompass.
Adapting to climate change – a leading role for universities and colleges
Anna Beswick, Adaptation Scotland Programme Manager, SNIFFERIncreasing numbers of Scottish universities and colleges are getting involved with partnerships that are at the heart of local efforts to adapt to climate change. Hear inspiring examples of work in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Find out about benefits including opportunities to enhance the student experience, reduce risks to assets and develop new research opportunities.
Integrated Reporting and Communicating Value: Finance and SustainabilityDave Gorman, Director of Social Responsibility and Sustainability, University of Edinburgh
What is the rationale for the adoption of integrated reporting and potential implications for higher education? What are the opportunities and challenges from a Finance Directors perspective in relation to sustainability and social responsibility? This session will overview guidance of the International Integrated Reporting Framework and examples of how organisations are accounting for natural, social, human and intellectual capital (in addition to financial capital). It will share learning on integrated thinking and reporting for value creation.
Workshop: From Compliance to Leading Change - barriers and solutions
George Tarvit, Sustainability and Climate Change Manager, Keep Scotland BeautifulThe workshop session will provide space for delegates to explore what ‘Leading Change’ looks like and to identify the barriers and solutions to going beyond compliance. It will draw on the Individual, Social, Material (ISM) behaviours framework to facilitate group discussion on challenges and priorities. The session will also allow delegates to inform future collaboration between EAUC-Scotland and SSN.