The Going Green Sustainability Conference

October 6th, 2011 by Sarah Green Leave a reply »

The Going Green Working Group is proud to announce their forthcoming conference on Green Sustainability Initiatives in the workplace.

The conference is to focus on how psychology can apply research and best practices to changing attitudes and behaviours in the workplace to support sustainability.

The conference, funded by the Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP), part of the British Psychological Society (BPS) is holding the one day event to help demonstrate through a series of one-off presentations on how to engage employees to adopt sustainable green practices at work.

The event is open to members of the public and professionals from all fields. Professionals will learn about the latest psychological research and best corporate practices in being sustainable.

Keynote presentations and facilitated workshops will be led by expert researchers, practitioners, consultants, business sustainability leaders and London’s Green Party MEP.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Geoff Beattie
School of Psychological Sciences for the University of Manchester

Jean Lambert MEP
Green Party Member of the European Parliament for London

Graham Precey
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility for Legal and General Group plc

Katie Chapman
Acting Head of Sustainability and Reporting at Virgin Media

Ian Walker
Lead of Employee Engagement at Cisco

Conference Speakers

Phillips Coan
Business Psychologist
Doctoral Researcher Socio-Technical Centre Leeds,
University Business School, Leeds Green Homes, Green Workplaces – Does having one lead to the other?

Chris Allen
GAIA Active Ltd
Founder of Client Focus, Sales & Training Company
Driving Sustainability in the Workplace – How to ensure success

Siu Hing Lo
Research Associate University College London
Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health Behaviour Research Centre London
White Collars Green Sleeves: an International Comparison of Determining Energy Use among Office Workers

James Brittain
The Discovery Mill ‘Energy Management through People’
Energy & Environmental Discovery – Refining the Leadership Model

John Mulholland
Director
People & Management Solutions NIFES Consulting Group
Quantifying Employee Awareness and Motivation Levels to define Green Campaign Strategies

Richard Parker
Independent Consultant
Going Green Core Committee Member & PR Officer
Have you got the message? Successfully using communication for green behaviour change”.

Sanija Weber
Doctoral Researcher Business Psychology Lecturer
Practitioner
London Metropolitan Business School

Surrie Everett-Pascoe European Director
Canon (UK)
Managing the Change

Anna Kane
Ampleo Ltd
Director
DOP’s Going Green Working Group – Chair
Chartered Occupational Psychologist

Tony Overbury
Head of Environmental Sustainability
University College London
Reviewing Behaviour Change – Successes and Failures

Programme
Draft Programme is now available to download

Booking Information
For ticket sales please contact 01332-227779 or book tickets online
Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Location
Hallam Conference Centre, 44, Hallam Street, London. W1W 6JJ

Dates & Times
7th October 2011
09:00-17:00

Contact Information
Rebecca Cadman-Jones of KC Jones Conferences
Tel: 01332-22779

Organiser
Going Green Working Group (GGWP), part of the Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP)

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