Events

Greenbackers (Investment Pitch, Scotland)

Greenbackers is where high quality, pre-qualified cleantech businesses meet active, pre-qualified investors. Greenbackers’ boardroom format provides an excellent opportunity for up to 5 selected entrepreneurs to present their investment propositions to a personally invited group of 25-30 investors drawn from across the sector, including: Venture Capital Firms, Business Angels, Family Offices, Corporate Venturers and Specialist Finance.  

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Tue
23
Sep 14

Greening the Cloud: Energy Efficiency and ICT (forum and networking, London)

ICT plays a dual role in respect of environmental issues: as part of the problem with the resources and energy it consumes generating significant greenhouse gas emissions; as an enabler to change in terms of the opportunities it can provide for energy efficiency on a wide scale. Greening ICT across the lifecycle – from manufacture and design…

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Thu
25
Sep 14

Pitching for Green Investment: How to Make Investors Listen (workshop, London)

Seeking Funding for your Green Industry Business? You may know what you want to say – do you know what investors want to hear? In today’s economy, investors are having dozens, sometimes hundreds, of business opportunities pitched at them every month. Unfortunately, most are turned down. You may have the perfect solution to a problem, you…

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Wed
15
Oct 14

ICARB Energy Storage in the Built Environment Workshop 21st october

Thermal and Electrical Energy Storage Workshop: Scoping the Opportunities for Scotland. The 2014 ICARB workshop programme started with an extended Backcasting process exploring whether Scotland could be 100% Renewable by 2030. This resulted in three developed Visions: Better Together: Big Grid with Nuclear Going it Alone: Scotland Centric solutions Autarkic: predominantly local self-sufficient energy systems All…

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Tue
21
Oct 14

CHP: Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency? (forum and networking, Edinburgh)

Combined heat and power (CHP) technology is a recognised tool for energy efficiency across a multiplicity of commercial and industrial end-users. It is a sector with support – through the EU Cogeneration Directive which seeks to promote the use of high efficiency CHP where there is an economically justifiable demand for heat – and one which…

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Thu
23
Oct 14

Greenbackers (Investment Pitch, London)

Greenbackers is where high quality, pre-qualified cleantech businesses meet active, pre-qualified investors. Greenbackers’ boardroom format provides an excellent opportunity for up to 5 selected entrepreneurs to present their investment propositions to a personally invited group of 25-30 investors drawn from across the sector, including: Venture Capital Firms, Business Angels, Family Offices, Corporate Venturers and Specialist Finance.    

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Tue
28
Oct 14

Cleantech: The Key Ingredient in a Food Secure World? (forum and networking, London)

As food-security and the need to decarbonise the economy become ever-more important, the UK’s food industry is under mounting pressure to improve the sustainability of its practices, from supply chain to manufacturing processes, and in areas such as waste and water management. There are initiatives in place: the Technology Strategy Boards’s Agriculture and Food action Plan 2014-2015 includes…

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Thu
30
Oct 14

The Circular Economy: Implementing a Business Strategy for Growth (forum and networking, Glasgow)

Resource efficiency is essential to economic competitiveness & resilience; the proposed solution, a move to a ‘Circular Economy’, requires a fundamental rethink in the role & function of resources. The ‘Circular Economy’ (CE) is more than a waste strategy – it requires a shift in the traditional production-consumption paradigm to keep products & materials in use…

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Tue
11
Nov 14

Green in the City Special, Government & Climate Change (forum and networking, London)

We hope that you will be able to join us at our special Green in the City forum. Alongside our host, BDO LLP, we’ve put together an expert panel of Chris Huhne, Matt Ridley, Tom Heap & Robert Llewellyn to debate whether the government has a role to play in the climate change debate.  The…

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Tue
2
Dec 14
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