Energy Transition Day

Joining the Dots for a Sustainable Future: social mobility . aspirations . health


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Day Sponsored by Humber Zero

Event Sponsored by HOP (Humber Outreach Programme)

Event start: 11:30am


How do we ensure a just transition, so that no one is left behind and everyone thrives as we progress to net zero?

Hear from experts who will discuss their role in creating important opportunities to support local students and people in the community who need it the most.

Discussions will cover educational and social inequalities, climate injustice and the impact of climate change on human health and active living.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Nina Stobart, Communications & External Affairs Lead, Phillips 66
  • Dr Bruce Charlesworth, Chief Medical Officer for Health, Reckitts
  • Dr Lisa Jones, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Hull
  • Jo Barnes, Managing Director, Sewell Estates
  • Natasha Barley, CEO, Children's University


Nina Stobart will be facilitating a thought provoking panel discussion looking at the connections between social mobility, aspirations and health.

As the COP26 official Hygiene Partner, Dr Bruce Charlesworth will focus on the impact of climate change on health in developing countries. Reckitt’s plan for a cleaner, healthier world embeds sustainability in the core of their business.

Dr Lisa Jones will focus on educational and social inequalities, particularly those pertaining to issues of social class and socio-economic disadvantage as well as climate injustice.

In 2021, Sewell Group received a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for Promoting Opportunity – the most prestigious accolade for UK businesses. Jo Barnes will focus on how the Sewell Group contributes to the region through employing local people and investing in developing talent, as well as delivering value for local communities, creating opportunities for people to be involved in projects, supporting communities, charity groups and pioneering initiatives to support people who need it. 

The Children’s University is a local charity that changes the future of disadvantaged children and children living in the care system by working with businesses, philanthropists, foundations and trusts. Natasha Barley will focus on how the Children’s University gives local children aspirations for their own future.

Together they will discuss the close connectivity between these issues and our sustainable future.

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