Moving from Compliance to Leading Change

 

Summit Chair:

George Tarvit, Sustainability and Climate Change Manager, Keep Scotland Beautiful


Summit Contributors:

 

Compliance, Leadership, and Drivers for Change

George Tarvit, Sustainability and Climate Change Manager, Keep Scotland Beautiful

George 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, SNIFFER

Increasing 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 Sustainability

Dave 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 Beautiful

The 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.
Summit Partner - Sustainable Scotland Network
Summit Partner - Sustainable Scotland Network

Summit Chair - George Tarvit, Keep Scotland Beautiful
Summit Chair - George Tarvit, Keep Scotland Beautiful

Anna Beswick, Adaptation Scotland
Anna Beswick, Adaptation Scotland

Dave Gorman, University of Edinburgh
Dave Gorman, University of Edinburgh