The Workplace Research Centre’s (WRC) Climate Change @ Work conference is taking place on the 26th of May at the Hilton in Sydney. This is a great opportunity for staff to ascertain the latest trends regarding sustainability in the workplace and green skills.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Growing the sustainable workplace”. Key leaders and policy makers will focus on major themes such as The future of green policy, Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World, Skills for Sustainability in Australia, Carbon reduction in the Workplace, Doing business in a new environmental reality and accompanying these presentations there will be case studies from the different intermediaries driving sustainability in Australian workplaces e.g. Group Training Organisations, Employers and Unions.

 

The full conference program can be downloaded here.

Speakers at the conference include: Michael Renner, Senior Researcher, World Watch Institute, Camille Carroll, Acting Director, Climate Change and Green Skills Taskforce, DEEWR, Mike Rafferty, Leading Research Analyst, Workplace Research Centre, Robert Hill, Chair of the Federal Government’s new Australian Carbon Trust, Richard Bailey, VP, Imaging and Printing Group, HP South Pacific, Rohan Anderson, Manager, Skills Formation Strategy, Energy Skills Queensland, Nicholas Wyman Chief Executive, WPC Group Limited & Greenskills Trainee and Apprentice Initiative, David Gregory, Director of Workplace Policy, ACCI, Anne Moore, Chief Executive Officer, SydneyTalent, Giulia Baggio, Climate Change Coordinator, ACTU, Dean Mighell, State Secretary, Electrical Trades Union Victoria, for more information on speakers click here.

This significant conference will be attended by a high quality audience including: industry experts, environmental professionals, senior management, policy makers, government officials, NGO representatives, academics and students. WPC Group are proud to be a key sponsor of the conference and urge you to attend!

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