03 JUL
2020

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COMING OUT OF COVID
A BOOST FOR NET ZERO?

A BOOST FOR NET ZERO

Infrastructure Intelligence has launched a new webinar series to help the construction sector grapple with the key issues as the UK enters the latest stage in the fight against the coronavirus.

The webinars, which will run every Friday at 11am throughout the summer, will focus on the role of infrastructure investment in the economic recovery, building industry resilience, changing business models and communications in the new digital landscape and continue the good work laid by ACE's Navigating COVID-19 series which helped members deal with the immediate issues highlighted in the COVID crisis.

There are increasing calls for the economic stimulus packages being devised by Governments around the world post-COVID to be climate aware, so that the increase in emissions that was seen following the 2008 global financial crisis is not repeated. During the current unprecedented period, leaders have an opportunity to revise their climate plans to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy. This crisis has shown that concerted international effort is possible in the face of a global threat to human life and there are now calls for a renewed and remodelled commitment to achieving a zero-carbon economy. This webinar will look at the prospects for concerted action on climate change and discuss whether the Covid-19 crisis has reframed the debate around this crucial issue.

Speakers

Keith Clarke

Forum for the Future / Future Cities Catapult

Chairman

David Cole

Atkins

Director for Power Generation

Maria Manidaki

Mott MacDonald

Net Zero Carbon Practice Lead

Julia Pyke

Sizewell C

Director of Financing and Economic Regulation

Andy Walker

Infrastructure Intelligence

Editor, Infrastructure Intelligence

On Friday 3 July 2020 at 11am, Coming out of COVID will explore whether the crisis will ultimately be a boost for Net Zero with a number of guest speakers from Forum for the Future, Sizewell C, Mott MacDonald and Atkins. As always the webinar will be compered by Infrastructure Intelligence editor, Andy Walker.

Andy Walker

Andy Walker

Editor, Infrastructure Intelligence

Andy is editor of Infrastructure Intelligence, ACE's magazine by the sector and for the sector.

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Ian Parker

Ian Parker

Commercial and Affiliates Manager

Ian is commercial manager for both ACE and Infrastructure Intelligence.