Free masterclass with global sustainability expert for Dublin businesses

by Rachel Cunningham
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Rachel Cunningham

Irish businesses seeking to place additional focus on sustainability and reduction in emissions can join a free online masterclass with global sustainability expert Owen Gaffney this month. 

The Climate Ready Academy is hosting, a partnership between Skillnet Ireland and 20FIFTY Partners, will address how businesses can positively impact the environment and meet sustainability targets, while maintaining growth.

The masterclass, A New Business Model: How leading European companies are transforming their business models to drive growth and drive down their impact on climate and nature, will be hosted by broadcaster Anton Savage and will take place next Thursday, at 1pm.

The one-hour session is open to all businesses, organisations and industries from across the country, regardless of size or sector.

Owen Gaffney, who is the Chief Impact Officer at Nobel Prize Outreach and co-founder of Exponential Roadmap Initiative and CEO of Planetary Stewardship Consultancy, will be on hand to give Irish businesses top tips on best practices to transform their business.

He will also address the challenge of the climate crisis and what learnings can be applied across all businesses, including the planetary boundaries framework, which he has worked on with the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

Speaking in advance of the event, Mr Gaffney commented: “Business leaders have the responsibility to take charge and make a change for the better of the planet.

“During this climate ready masterclass, I hope to explore some immediate actions that can be taken by businesses and cover innovative approaches that are easily applied to companies, big and small.

“Irish businesses are encouraged to make changes to reach our climate action targets for 2030, the masterclass will give tips for businesses hoping to do their bit.”

Register for the Climate Ready Academy Masterclass on sustainable business models here:

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