WEDNESDAY 18th January 10:00 – 18:00 : CARBON LITERACY FOR PROFESSIONALS
Join us for a full one-day accredited Carbon Literacy training course designed for those working within professional services, who want to make a positive change and take action on climate change through their job role. This course is aimed specifically at those in the professional services industries, and will take you from the basics of climate science, and what is happening with the climate emergency; through to how this will impact everyone, enabling you to pledge relevant carbon reducing actions in your life, work & industry.
On successful completion of your Carbon Literacy training, after submitting your actions, you can become certified as ‘Carbon Literate’, joining more than 40,000 others, and including business leaders across multiple sectors. By taking part in this course, you will join businesses across the world in training their staff to become ‘Carbon Literate’, helping to embed a widespread low-carbon culture.
This session includes all refreshments and a sustainably sourced plant based lunch.
THURSDAY 19th January 09:30 – 17:00 : BETTER BUSINESS SUMMIT (17:00 – 19:00 NETWORKING DRINKS)
A full programme of insightful keynote speeches from thought-leaders and innovators
Interactive workshops, exhibitions, artwork and learning experiences in the atrium. A dedicated networking zone with the chance to meet hundreds of other purpose-driven business owners
Full access to The Better Business Summit including all refreshments, a sustainably sourced plant based lunch and evening networking drinks.
FRIDAY 20th January 10:30 – 16:00 : PEAK DISTRICT HIKE WITH FRESHWALKS
Swapping Manchester’s knowledge corridor for the open pastures and wild moorland of the Peak District, we hope you’ll be able to switch off for the day to reconnect with nature, benefit from the fresh air and reflect upon an inspiring time at the Summit.
We’ll move at a relaxed pace so you can enjoy the fabulous scenery and each other’s company, and to help foster a spirit of collaboration for the future. Our partner Freshwalks run’s regular public and private hikes for U.K Business Leaders and organisations to connect and network in nature.
Edale – Kinder Low – Jacob’s Ladder – Edale
Distance – Around 10km
Max elevation – 633m
Total ascent – 804m
Public transport: Please take the 09:42 train from Manchester to arrive in Edale at 10:24.
Parking: Those driving should look to arrive from 10:15 and park in Edale Village Hall car park – parking costs £6 for the day and requires coins.
Please gather near the toilet facilities in the above car park.
Dogs are welcome.
We intend to start the walk at 10:30 after the Manchester train arrives.
We expect to be back in Edale between 15:30 and 16:00 where we’ll head to the Rambler Inn next to the train station for food and refreshments.
Walkers will need sturdy walking boots or shoes, layered clothing and waterproofs just in case though we’ll update on the weather forecast closer to the walk. You should also bring drinking water and a packed lunch.
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