South East – Green for Micro Conference

The aim of this conference is to support small businesses in the South East to engage with environmental and sustainability challenges for their business.

The event will demonstrate through a mix of speakers how investing time and resources in green issues will support the future sustainability and profitability of small businesses.

Key note speaker, Duncan Stewart will share his insights with the group on how vital it is for businesses to address environmental issues within their business and how this will ensure the sustainability of small business into the future. Expert speakers from 3 CEA and the Southern Waste region office will share useful tips on how to make changes within your business and provide information on supports available to businesses to start their green journey.

Format:

9.30am –  Welcome & Introductions by Fiona Deegan, Head of Enterprise, Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny, Kilkenny County Council

9.35am –  Keynote Address – Duncan Stewart

10.00am –  Introduction to the background of South East Green for Micro Programme ( Fiona Deegan)

10.05am –  The South EAST Green for Micro Programme – Grainne Kennedy, Energy Engineer from 3CEA . Presentation on the findings of this programme and key learnings for attendees if they plan on looking at energy monitoring in their business

10.20am –  How to manage waste in your business – Tools and Resources
Margaret Murphy – Resource Efficiency Officer with the Southern Waste Regional Office Southern Waste Region

10.30am –  Presentation by Michael Doran – 3CEA – Funding Opportunities for green enhancements for small businesses

10.55am –  Q&A Panel Discussion with all speakers

11.15am –  Event Close

More info here.