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Next week: Sign up for edie’s Net-Zero Carbon Action online sessions

As the final note to edie’s November Net-Zero campaign, this premium online event effectively combines four edie webinars and masterclasses into a single afternoon, with each session taking on a particular format. Registrants will have access to the day’s four webinar sessions.


The full details of the four webinar sessions are as follows:

To kick off our Net-Zero action sessions, a selection of business leaders and climate experts will discuss the impacts of the current energy crisis on the net-zero movement, as well as other key drivers, challenges and opportunities. in business decarbonization.

Talking Points:

  • Is net zero the solution to the energy crisis?
  • For business leaders, is net zero enough on its own?
  • How will COP27 affect the net-zero transition?


  • Matt Macecontent editor, edie (chair)
  • George RichardsDirector, JRP Solutions
  • Erin Meezandirector of sustainable development, JLL,
  • Kaya Axelssonresponsible for political engagement, oxford net zero

Our second afternoon session will see KFC UK & Ireland and the University of Liverpool present a case study and Q&A focusing on how the fast food giant shaped its strategy to be net zero d ‘by 2040, including plans to develop a net zero restaurant within that time frame.

Talking points:

  • Developing a Credible and Ambitious Net Zero Strategy: Where to Start
  • Case Study: Industry Leader with a Zero-Carbon Restaurant
  • Accounting for direct and indirect emissions on your net zero trip
  • The crucial role of partnerships in achieving net zero


  • Sarah Georgesgreat reporter, edie (chair)
  • Jenny PackwoodChief Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Officer, KFC UK and Ireland
  • Dr Stephen FinneganAssociate Professor and Director of the Zero Carbon Research Initiative, University of Liverpool

Our third Net-Zero action session will help viewers explore the range of onsite solutions available to meet their decarbonization and energy efficiency needs. From looking at traditional solutions like on-premises solar to more innovative cutting-edge options like battery storage, this session has it all covered.

Talking points:

  • Identify which decarbonization technologies work for your business?
  • No magic bullet: what combinations of on-premises solutions can work?
  • Create a business case for net zero solutions in times of economic crisis


  • Sarah Georgesgreat reporter, edie (chair)

  • Dr Jean-Yves Cherruault, Head of Solutions Development and Net Zero Journeys, Centrica Business Solutions

Our fourth and final action session focuses on the critical topic of energy and emissions data. The masterclass-style session will offer specific tools and insights when it comes to collecting better data – including for notoriously difficult scope 3 shows – to turn net zero ambitions into action.

Talking points:

  • Data collection: where and when to start?
  • How to Engage Suppliers in Your Net Zero Journey
  • Measuring progress: what to do with your data?


  • Sarah Georgesgreat reporter, edie (chair)
  • Fenella DodsonESG Manager, PLC inspired

Registrants will have access to all four sessions, as well as a recording of all events, which can be viewed on demand. Click here to join.

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