Greening Further and Higher Education Sectors: Govtoday National Conference

The second annual National Greening the FE (Further Education) & HE (Higher Education) Sectors Conference and Exhibition: Promoting Environmental, Economic and Social Sustainability was held in London on 30 May 2012.

Presented by Govtoday, this conference explored the direction that Further and Higher Education Institutions should take in order to lower environmental impacts while delivering the requirements of sustainable economic growth.

Facilitated by Simon Fanshawe, the conference saw a number of prominent speakers:

  • Joanna Simpson, Senior Policy Adviser, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
  • Derry Caleb, Chairman, Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE)
  • Iain Patton, Chief Executive, Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC)
  • David Frise, Head of Sustainability, Building & Engineering Services Association
  • Roy Morgan-Wood, Sustainability Champion, Leicester College
  • Simon Kemp, Academic Lead, Education for Sustainable Development, The Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Professor Andy Lane, Professor of Environmental Systems, The Open University
  • Dr habil Jasmin Godemann, Visiting Research Fellow, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, Nottingham University Business School

The programme also contained three sessions of Master Classes.

Photograph by Asitha Jayawardena


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