The challenges facing UK city region metro mayors include solving the housing crisis, cleaning up polluted air, creating jobs and economic prosperity and providing improved quality of life for their residents. With limited terms of office, they need to demonstrate progress fast.
Sustainable approaches to tackling these challenges have a raft of wider, lasting benefits for city regions. If better articulated, they can be more firmly woven in to the case for action, aligning low carbon efforts with the priorities of decision makers. This also facilitates access to less obvious funding streams. But how best to achieve this?
This one-day event will take an innovative approach to identifying and exploring the wider benefits of low carbon approaches, using composite characters based on real people in Birmingham and their lived experience.
The day will be led by award winning playwright Sarah Woods. It will have a lot to offer participants who want to explore the cross overs in their work and its benefits. Attendees will include representatives of the West Midlands Combined Authority, local authorities, NHS, Ashden winners, community groups, local businesses and national policy organisations.
This is an invitation only event, but please get in touch if you’d like to be added to the invite list.