The Technology Behind Sustainable Change

Thursday, 19 May 2022


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Business leaders from across the Humber and UK come together to explore the innovation and digital technology behind sustainable change.

About this event

Join business leaders and sustainability experts for a series of short talks on the innovation and digital technology that is empowering sustainable change.

About the event

Join business leaders and sustainability experts for The Technology Behind Sustainable Change – a free, two hour event, featuring a selection of short talks on the innovation and digital technology that is empowering sustainable change in the Humber region and beyond.

Presentations will cover a range of topics about the current initiatives, platforms and digital strategies that forward thinking businesses are using to improve ESG credentials, reduce carbon emissions, and achieve Net Zero.

With senior speakers from multinational, national and leading regional businesses, alongside the Humber’s leading sustainability technology company, it’s an opportunity for organisations in the region and beyond to develop their knowledge about the latest best practices.

The event will be live-streamed for those who cannot attend in person.

About the Speakers

The free, two hour event will include a series of 15 minute lightning talks, with short Q&A sessions after each presentation.

Speakers include:

Luke Christoforidis – EnergyTech Industry Lead, Barclays Eagle Labs

Luke is the man behind Digital Eagles – the transformation programme that overhauled Barclays culture, helped colleagues embrace technology disrupting banking, and forged a reputation for tech savviness amongst customers.

Now, he’s building new businesses with Barclays UK Ventures, collaborating with the UK’s leading start-ups and tech incubators – using innovation to solve problems that matter.

Claire Costello – Chief Procurement Officer – Co-op

Senior procurement specialist Claire has spent her career supporting some of the world’s biggest retail companies.

From negotiation and tender to supplier management, Claire has a proven record leading high performing procurement teams and delivering on indirect procurement goals across a wide range of categories.

Charlotte Diaz – Director of HR, G.F. Smith

HR Director and certified B-Corp leader Charlotte has a successful track record in delivering game changing strategy and board liaison campaigns for high profile businesses across the UK.

With a wealth of people management experience, she specialises in helping organisations to become great places to work, while making a positive contribution to people and the wider community.

Nigel Jones – Department for International Trade, Northern Powerhouse Investment Hub

Tech and creative sector specialist Nigel has spent more than two decades working with some of the world’ largest multinationals.

Today, he works as a consultant for the Department for International Trade, helping tech and creative companies across the North of England to maximise the opportunities available to them – attracting foreign investment from around the world.

Daniel Usifoh, Co-founder, AXIOM Sustainability Software

Daniel is an experienced, senior level sustainable procurement professional with a passion for helping organisations in the Humber region and across the UK to achieve their sustainability objectives.

He’s the Co-Founder of Axiom Sustainability Software – an innovative cloud based platform that helps businesses to monitor, analyse and improve sustainability performance in their organisations and throughout the supply chain.

The Location

C4DI – Hull -

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