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Manufacturing a greener future: Introduction to net-zero

24th May 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As manufacturers, we all know that we must embrace more sustainable practices to protect our planet and reach net-zero targets, but it can be difficult to know where to start.

Join us as we introduce free self-directed sustainability courses from the NMIS Manufacturing Skills Academy. Launching in the coming weeks, these courses are aimed at supporting small and medium sized businesses in Scotland with navigating their journey to net-zero.

Hosted by Dr David Butler and Leigh Paterson of the University of Strathclyde’s department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM), we’ll provide a taster of the course content, an introduction to to what circular economy and net-zero mean to you and your business, and some tools to help on your sustainability journey

Introduction to Net-Zero 

Date – Tuesday 24 May 2022

Time – 14:00 – 15:00 (GMT)

Have you ever heard the term, “carbon net -zero” but wondered exactly what it is, how it can be achieved or if it’s even possible?

Finding the balance between the amount of greenhouse gases removed from the atmosphere and the amount produced is complex and often misunderstood.  Yet with the introduction of carbon credits, carbon capture, carbon storage and more, it is essential to understand the problem and potential solutions before making quick decisions in industry.

What we’ll cover

Here we provide a taster of our net-zero course and explore the origins of the term while untangling confusion and looking at what governments, industries and businesses are doing to reach net-zero.

Who should join this webinar?

Anyone from a small to medium sized manufacturing businesses with little or no knowledge of carbon net-zero and sustainable practices.



24th May 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm