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Tuesday

20 Jun 2023

Productivity Club Scotland

Circular procurement with EGG Lighting and Zero Waste Scotland


Glasgow

Open to All

Location: RBS, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow, G1 3BX

Speakers: Brian O’Reilly, Managing Director, EGG Lighting; Steven Menzies, Head of Public Procurement, Zero Waste Scotland; Carla Buchanan, Local Enterprise Manager, Royal Bank of Scotland

Scotland’s commitment to reaching Net Zero means that businesses have realised that sustainability is essential to making their business fit for the future.

Whether its reducing carbon emissions, managing resources more efficiently or a commitment towards continuous improvement, introducing changes now will bring many benefits to businesses and also the environment, society and economy.

During this event you can expect to learn more about circular economy and the link to procurement.

Brian O’Reilly, Managing Director, EGG Lighting will share their  remanufacture and circular economy business models that help customers to achieve sustainability goals whilst reducing waste and costs.

Steven Menzies, Head of Public Procurement, Zero Waste Scotland will tell you about benefits of the circular procurement model and how sustainability strategies can help securing public procurement contracts.

Carla Buchanan, Local Enterprise Manager, Royal Bank of Scotland will share their carbon planner to support small and medium sized businesses to track their carbon footprint.

 

Carla Buchanan, Local Enterprise Manager, Royal Bank of Scotland

Carla Buchanan is Local Enterprise Manager for the Royal Bank of Scotland, covering Glasgow and the West of Scotland. Carla has over 20 years’ experience in banking and having spent the majority of this working within Private Banking space she truly understands the value of building strong, lasting relationships. Carla now works closely within the business marketplace to help support, develop and add value to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and by utilising the support offered internally within the bank and also by engaging with external enterprise partners, she is able to really support businesses to grow and scale.

 

Takeaways from the session:

  • understanding of a circular business and procurement model
  • benefits of a circular economy for the business and wider community
  • sustainability requirements for public procurement
  • access to a carbon planner

Get ready to discuss with your peers about what sustainability means to your organisation and share what actions you are taking to reduce your carbon footprint. Wherever you are in your sustainability journey, this event is for you.

The event is interactive with group discussion, Q&A and networking opportunities.

Agenda:

09.00 – 09.30 – Registrations and networking breakfast

09.30 – 10.30 – Speaker presentations and Q&A

10.30 – 11.00 – Group Discussions

11.00 – Close

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