Saturday, May 03, 2014

"Circular Economy" - Event by Reading Climate Action Network (May 14th, 2014)

This event was a great success. Powerpoint presentations etc. from it are available at this link:

I am a board member of the Reading Climate Change Partnership, who are involved in this event, which I will be giving the introduction to.

(N.B., "Reading" refers to the large town in south east England, not the practice of mentally assimilating text!)

Reading Climate Action Network – event on Circular Economy
Wed 14th May 9am – 11am, Apex Plaza, Reading, Berkshire U.K. 

The Reading Climate Action Network is a new venture focussing on reducing the carbon emissions of Reading, and preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Our first event will focus on the Circular Economy.  Tracey Rawling Church from KYOCERA Document Solutions / Reading Climate Change Partnership, will be giving a presentation introducing the Circular Economy and highlighting the opportunities created for businesses by this exciting new model*.   

Reading Repair Cafe will be our featured local case study presented by Rachel Miller from Transition Town Reading. Launched in October 2013, this cafe has been held monthly giving everyone the opportunity to bring items for repair, while picking up the skills to repair things themselves.
Shoosmiths Corporate Responsibility Consultant, Nicola Ellen will talk about why the firm has signed up to the RCAN challenges and what they have committed to doing.
The Climate Change Partnership will give an overview of progress on targets in the Reading climate change strategy action plan.
Kindly hosted by Shoosmiths LLP   

Places are limited. 

To book please email you name, organisation, position and contact details to For more information please call 0118 937 2100.
To find out more about the RCAN, RCCP and Climate Change Strategy, please visit  

Online invite:

* The Circular Economy is a restorative economic model that aims to deliver maximum economic value with minimum consumption of resources, with a focus on efficient cycling of materials, increased use of renewable energy and business model innovation. Find out more:

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