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Footprint's 5 things to do this week

This week’s events include discussions on wave power, resource efficiency and sustainable growth

UCL energy seminar: how to fail in business

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When: 26 February, 5.30pm

Where: UCL, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place

In this talk Neil May, honorary senior research associate of UCL will speak about his experiences of innovation, sustainability and ethics in the UK construction sector.

www.ucl.ac.uk

UK-GBC: re-imagining design

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When: 27 February, 9.30am

Where: Arup, 8 Fitzroy Street

This one-day course explores ways in which innovative and sustainable design solutions can be considered for every project. Learning from real project examples, delegates will examine the positive effects of integrated sustainable design throughout the building lifecycle.

www.ukgbc.org

Resource efficiency and the circular economy

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When: 27 February, 5.30pm

Where: UCL, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place

UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) are hosting this seminar on resource efficiency in the construction sector.

www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk

Pelamis wave power

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When: 28 February, 6.30pm

Where: Ramboll, 60 Newman Street, London W1T 3DA

Richard Yemm, founder and director of Pelamis Wave Power, will discuss the Scottish multiple machine wave farm which exports electricity to the grid from offshore waves.

www.buildingcentre.co.uk

E-discussion: sustainable growth and employment

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When: until 28 February

Where: online

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) are convening an e-discussion on environmental sustainability as part of the global consultation on growth and employment for the post-2015 development agenda.

www.worldwewant2015.org

 

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