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What is net zero and how can your business achieve it

February 24, 2021 at 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM

The urgency of tackling climate change is clear, and it’s becoming increasingly important for businesses to show a commitment to reducing emissions. The government’s plan for a green industrial revolution uses terms like net zero, decarbonisation and carbon neutral – but what do these terms actually mean for businesses?

Join our online workshop to find out, and to hear directly from two businesses close to achieving net-zero emissions. AESSEAL, an international company based in Rotherham, and Crystal Doors, an SME based in the North West, both have experience in reducing their carbon footprint, and will share their expertise and answer your questions.

In addition, the Translational Energy Research Centre team will explain how we can support your initiatives for free*.

You’ll hear:

  • Presentations and Q&A sessions from businesses already on the journey to net-zero
  • Real-life examples of net-zero translating into businesses of all sizes, and the positive impacts of sustainability measures
  • Everything you need to know about becoming carbon neutral, right from the beginning
  • How the Translational Energy Research Centre can offer free* support for your business to support your sustainability and net-zero initiatives
  • This is the first of three events from the Translational Energy Research Centre, culminating in a networking event at our brand new research centre facilities later this year.
  • You will have chance to ask questions during the workshop but if you already have a question you would like to ask the speakers you can also send them through in advance to [email protected]

About our speakers

Ava Jones – Business Assurance Officer, AESSEAL

Based in Rotherham, AESSEAL designs and manufactures mechanical seals and support systems, operating from 230 locations internationally. Recently, AESSEAL achieved their net-zero goals and published a policy to prevent global warming through technological change and investment decisions.

Richard Hagan – Managing Director, Crystal Doors

Based in Rochdale, near Manchester, Crystal Doors is an SME that manufactures bespoke vinyl wrapped doors and accessories for kitchen, bedroom and bathroom retailers.

In 2015, Crystal Doors committed to becoming a carbon neutral business, and are set to reach their net-zero target next year.

Alix Morfoisse – Business Development Manager, Translational Energy Research Centre

The Translational Energy Research Centre, through its funding from the European Regional Development Fund, can provide free* support to companies who want to engage on the theme of sustainability. This scheme is open to SMEs in Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley, North-East Derbyshire, Derbyshire Dales, Chesterfield, Bolsover and Bassetlaw.