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Business Leadership for Sustainability

This session will help school business leaders understand the action they can take in their schools to reduce their carbon impact.

By understanding the impact a school has, and the opportunities for change, school business leaders can show their students, parents and community that they are working to be zero carbon. They can understand their role as leaders in climate action and work to priorities the first and next steps for action.

We will explore real, practice examples of change and routes to overcome some of the barriers faced.


By the end of this session you will be inspired and ambitious, and know that you can take steps in your school to be leaders in climate action.


Facilitator Profile:

Alex Green is the Schools Lead for Ashden, a climate solutions charity based in London. Alex leads on Let’s Go Zero 2030, a campaign that supports UK schools working together to be zero carbon by 2030. She managed Ashden’s sustainable school awards and peer to peer LESSCO2 programme for 7 years before launching the Let’s Go Zero campaign in 2020. Alex has a Masters in Environmental Management from the University of Cape Town and has previously worked running an environmental business awards scheme for a local authority, supporting small businesses to cut carbon and regulating industry at the Environment Agency.


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