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Invitation To Our Environment & Energy Committee Meeting March 18, 2009

Posted by liverpoolchamber in Environment, Policy.

tree Chamber members (and non-members) are invited to our next Environment and Energy Committee Meeting.

Liverpool Chamber is a partner in Liverpool City Council’s ‘Year of the Environment 2009’. As part of this we are encouraging local businesses to become more involved in environmental issues, and how the Chamber can become a greener organisation.

25th March 2008

Time:    10am-12 noon

Venue:  FACT – 88 Wood Street, Liverpool, L1 4DQ

Please note the change from the usual venue. This month we look forward to welcoming you as part of the FACT Climate for Change exhibition. At the end of the meeting you are invited to stay for some lunch and networking.

If you are interested in attending, please email Maresa Molloy, Head of Policy


Liverpool Chamber of Commerce

Environment and Energy

25th March 2008
10am-12 noon

Venue: FACT – 88 Wood Street, Liverpool, L1 4DQ

Chaired by: Mr Stephen Sykes

Presentation:  Shanghai Expo – “Better City, Better Life” by Phil Southward.
1.    Apologies / Introductions.

2.    Minutes of the last meeting.

3.    Matters arising.

4.    Contaminated Land Consultation – Ray Murray, Liverpool City Council.

5.    BCCC Climate Change Forum.

6.    Mini-Stern Report – Update.

7.    Year of the Environment 2009 – Business Ambassador Programme
–    Steering Group
–    Pledge
–    Events

8.    Partner round-up

9.    Any other business

Date of next meeting:  27th May 2009.
[Presentation by Dr. Ralf Trattnow – Hooton Park Development].

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1. Laura Hyde, Chain Reaction - March 19, 2009

I wonder if any of your members would be interested in another discussion taking part on the 25th March which is being hosted by a local organisation ‘Arts in Regeneration’, and will discuss the questions:

“Does the recession provide an opportunity to rebuild a better, fairer society? What can we do now to ensure that we emerge from the current economic challenges with stronger, more connected and more caring communities?”

The Council on Social Action, set up to advise the Prime Minister on his agenda for social action, would like to engage people from around the country in developing ideas about creating social renewal alongside economic renewal. Here is a link to the paper: http://www.chain-reaction.org/assets/pdfs/StrongerCommunitiesSummary.pdf

The thoughts and ideas generated as a result will be fed directly back to the Council on Social Action, who will then make recommendations to the Prime Minister and government departments.

Anyone can get involved! Please visit our website for more info / to get involved http://www.chain-reaction.org/index.php?/chain-reaction/stronger_communities/

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