From: Emma Hendy <EHendy@TUC.ORG.UK>
Date: 30 April 2014 10:36:03 BST
To: Undisclosed recipients: ;
Subject: TUC conference - Greening the workplace: building the “union effect”.
Dear colleague,TUC conference - Greening the workplace: building the “union effect”Congress House, London, -13.00 – free, with buffet lunchWe would like to invite you to the upcoming TUC event Greening the Workplace – building the “union effect”The TUC has invited Labour’s shadow energy Minister Tom Greatrex MP to open this national conference, which focuses on the achievements of trade union reps in building sustainable workplaces, and the rights and responsibilities they need to be even more effective. We will launch new findings from the Labour Research Department’s (LRD) study of the “union effect” on greening the workplace, and introduce UCU’s new Environment Reps Handbook Staff Organising for Sustainability SOS. Aimed at shop stewards and activists interested in creating sustainable workplaces, the conference will brief delegates on best practice projects across the UK, and advice on building green networks in trade unions and in the regions.Speakers includePaul Nowak, Assistant General Secretary, TUCLionel Fulton, LRD SecretarySarah Pearce, editor, TUC Greenworkplaces newsletterBeverley Hall, International, Environment & CSR Officer, ProspectKeith Hatch, South West TUCGraham Petersen, UCU Environment CoordinatorFurther speakers to be announcedOur chair is Sue Ferns, Director of Research & Communications at Prospect and General Council lead on the environment.To register online, please go to: www.greeningtheworkplace.
eventbrite.co.ukKind Regards,Emma HendyPA to Nicola SmithTUC Economic and Social Affairs DeptCongress HouseLondonWC1B 3LSTel: 020 7467 1258