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On Monday, as part of the University of Birmingham Go Green Week 2013 (see also earlier post), 6-8pm, 18th-22nd of February, there will be three speakers:

Molly Roehampton3Green Party economics spokesperson, Molly Scott Cato,  Professor of Strategy and Sustainability at the University of Roehampton & Convenor of the Business School’s Responsible Capitalism Research Centre, will give a ‘super-duper’ talk on Green Economics: From finance to energy, what are the ways we can create a sustainable economy? 

Brett Scott3Brett Scott explores financial systems, experiments with new forms of financial activism, and is involved in the social and environmental finance community in London. His book: The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money (Pluto) will be out in May 2013. He’s written for publications like the Guardian, The Ecologist, The New Internationalist, Naked Capitalism & openDemocracy and has appeared on shows such as the Keiser Report. Brett is a Fellow at the WWF/ICAEW Finance Innovation Lab. He blogs at www.suitpossum.blogspot.com and tweets as @Suitpossum.

phil beardmore4Phil Beardmore is a member of myriad co-operative enterprises across Birmingham and the West Midlands. Phil is a sustainability consultant, Green Leader, social entrepreneur, co-operator, business mentor, project manager and writer; he specialises in thought innovation within the sustainability, environmental, co-operative and third sectors, helping organisations to develop new ideas and products, develop new income streams and evaluate performance. In 2010, he was voted as one of the Top 50 Green Leaders in a competition organised by Sustainability West Midlands.

Find out more about this event and who’s attending: http://www.facebook.com/events/341751429271313

Check out the great events happening throughout Go Green Week at UoB!

Go Green Week at UoB is part of the national People and Planet Go Green Week. Universities from up and down the country will be taking part in promoting sustainable behaviour, action and politics 🙂 http://peopleandplanet.org/gogreenweek

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