Building and Construction Green Growth Round Table

Polypipe Building Products, Knauf UK and Marshalls plc join us on the Building and Construction industry round table. Come along and network, learn and ask questions about doing business sustainably. During each monthly informal meet-up, you’ll have the chance to hear from other members about their journeys and find solutions to some of your green growth challenges. This is an opportunity for you to network, learn from others' experiences and collaborate. 

Who is the session designed for?

  • MiB members who are interested in the Green Growth Programme
  • MiB members who have completed the Green Growth assessment
  • Sustainability Managers
  • Operations Managers

Date and time

Tuesday 19 July  at 11am CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Outline content

  • Do you have questions about your own green growth progress? 
  • Join our panel to ask for advice and information about how to solve your green growth challenges and advance your sustainability journey. 
  •  Hear from member businesses that have completed the Green Growth Assessment as they offer their insights and advice on their own journeys. 
  • This will be an informal session with questions and comments strongly encouraged from members.


Presenters

Dylan Stoppard, Management Graduate- Sustainability at Polypipe Building Products

Dylan is responsible for all things relating to sustainability and Environmental Social Governance (ESG). This involves carbon data collection and analysis, presentations, marketing, strategy, reporting and leading decarbonisation projects. Dylan loves that Polypipe Building Products cares about our environment and is very keen to do more to make the world a more sustainable place.  

 

Lucy Hall, Sustainability Leader at Knauf UK

Lucy Hall is Knauf's Sustainability Leader. Lucy is committed to a high standard of sustainability and works with all areas of the business from manufacturing to sales to develop a robust sustainability strategy. Lucy previously held the role of Head of Sustainability for ISG Ltd and has a wealth of experience and awards in the areas of sustainability and innovation. Her expertise is helping Knauf to advance its sustainability agenda at a time when product manufacturers are shouldering increasing environmental responsibility. Lucy is passionate about maximising the potential for more sustainable ways of operating within the construction sector and is helping Knauf effect those changes.

Chris Harrop OBE, Group Sustainability Director at Marshalls plc

Chris Harrop OBE is Group Sustainability Director at Marshalls plc. An accomplished marketing and sustainability professional and Fellow of the IOD and IEMA with a proven global track record, Chris’ persistent contribution has ensured that Marshalls not only leads its sector but is also a world-class sustainable business being recently recognised as a European Climate Leader by the FT.  Chris was Chairman of the United Nations Global Compact UK Network for 4 years from January 2013 and was a Non-Executive Director of the Ethical Trade Initiative for 10 years from January 2011.  In addition Chris currently is a Non-Exec Director of the Fairtax Mark, Chair of Made in Britain and a trustee of the Greater Manchester Immigration Advice Unit.  In 2017 Chris made the trek to the North Pole to see for himself the impact of climate change and become a better advocate for business action on climate change. One of Chris’s proudest moments came in the 2019 New Year Honours List, when Her Majesty the Queen appointed Chris as an Officer of the British Empire, OBE for services to the Prevention of Modern Slavery and Exploitation.

Facilitated by:

Victoria Page, Green Growth Programme manager and consultant

Victoria is the founder of VP Comms, a brand strategy and responsible business consultancy. She passionately believes in business as a force for good and helps organisations to do the right thing, whilst driving profitable growth, including Azzurri (Zizzi, ASK, Coco Di Mama), Britvic, Unilever, UN, Sky, John West, and Pukka Herbs. She is a regular speaker on corporate purpose and judges several industry awards. Victoria is also a Fellow of the RSA to drive innovative solutions to society's challenges. As part of this, she launched a behaviour change charity, Love Haslemere Hate Waste to make waste-free living the norm in Haslemere and beyond.

By Made in Britain 2 weeks ago | Member events

Article Tags: polypipe, marshalls, knauf

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