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Sustainable Innovation 2013

04/11/2013
05/11/2013

Event Description

Collaboration, Co-creation & New Business Models

Part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences - 18th International Conference

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Farmhouse Breakfast Week

20/01/2013
26/01/2013

Event Description

Farmhouse Breakfast Week is an annual celebration championing the importance of breakfast which aims to get the nation to Shake Up Their Wake Up! 47% of people regularly skip breakfast during the week so our aim is to encourage people to enjoy a healthy breakfast more regularly.

Managed by HGCA, the campaign started in 2000 and takes place every January. It is more successful each year with over 1,000 events and promotions taking place in 2012 alongside extensive media coverage. Read more »

Introduction to birdwatching

10/03/2013 09:30
10/03/2013 11:00

Event Description

This practical introductory course will help you identify different birds and to understand more about them. An expert warden will guide you around the wildlife reserve.

The course will focus on birds currently on site, their plumage, calls and behaviour. You’ll get tips on how to watch birds including how to behave, what to listen out for, and the differences between key species.

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Delivering Sustainable Urban Landscapes

12/02/2013 11:00
12/02/2013 14:30

Event Description

SWIG Working Lunch

Speakers
Peter Wilder - Wilder Associates Ltd, Strategic land planning, environmental design and engineering
John Wyer - Bowles and Wyer, Award winning Landscaper & Garden Designer

11:00 Registration with tea and coffee

11:30 Start of Proceedings
Introduction by Neal Landsberg
Chair of SWIG & Marketing Director, Watermatic Ltd

Welcome
David Lewis, Head Gardener, The Roof Gardens
Living with a 70 year old urban green roof - a bird's eye view from the roof garden.

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The London Green Fair

08/06/2013
09/06/2013

Event Description

The London Green Fair is London's largest free green festival, taking place in Regent's Park on 8th & 9th June. The festival runs from midday until 8.30pm on Saturday and from midday until 7.30pm on Sunday

The Fair reflect the green aspirations and achievements of London as a whole - celebrating, educating and empowering.

Recycle Week 2013

17/06/2013
23/06/2013

Event Description

Recycle Week is an annual occurrence that takes place in June each year. It is organised by WRAP under the Recycle Now brand and is delivered to the public by a range of partners across the UK. These partners include local authorities, retailers, brands, schools, businesses and community groups.

Wing Watch

16/02/2013
24/02/2013

Event Description

Get February half term off to a flying start with a look at the amazing world of birds. From Saturday 16 to Monday 18 February you’ll encounter magnificent birds of prey such as owls and peregrine falcons close up and find out more about them. Read more »

Make an Impact with CSR - using Social Media and Open Data

12/02/2013 18:30
12/02/2013 22:00

Event Description

2012 was the “Business Arab Spring”. Social Media and OpenData are radically transforming customers’ and investors’ expectations – and engaging them to create new solutions.

Join us for six ignite-style talks, debate and networking.

Speakers:

  • IDEO: Nathan Waterhouse - The OpenIDEO "Business Impact Challenge"
  • Ethical Fashion Forum: Tamsin Lejeune - Source platform, database & network
  • M&S: Adam Elman - Building the business case for sustainability and measuring impact
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Wild Food Foraging at Budock Vean, Cornwall

05/04/2013
08/04/2013

Event Description

Thom Hunt from Channel 4's "Three Hungry Boys" will be out foraging the grounds and Helford River shoreline of Cornwall's Budock Vean hotel in April helping guests make the most of the Great British Countryside with a focus on wild food cooking.

Wellies and waterproofs are a must as Thom, the hunter/fisher/ forager star of Hugh Fearnely-Wittingstall's show, leads a small group of enthusiasts on a three day food-finding Odyssey around the 65 acre estate. Read more »

Offshore Wind Developer Supply Chain Forum 2013

20/03/2013
21/03/2013

Event Description

The offshore wind sector is set to rapidly expand wind's share of the energy market following DONG, Vattenfall & RWE securing contracts and moving towards construction alongside more utilities across Europe ramping up involvement in the space.

Senior executives from these organizations will join 150+ decision makers at the 3rd Annual Offshore Wind Developer Supply Chain Forum.

The theme for 2013 is "Your blueprint to technical and financial contractor assessment pre-contract for successful project delivery". Conference highlights include

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