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Online events from 2degrees in October

Jenny King looks ahead to a selection of online events from 2degrees over the coming month. To participate or find out more about 2degrees, an online global community for sustainable business, sign up for free membership of the network.

In this look-ahead:

For a full calendar of what’s planned for the coming weeks in 2degrees, including many more events, see the 2degrees calendar of events.

How to develop a green travel plan and bring your employees with you

Wednesday 3rd October 2012 11:00 a.m. (BST) / 06:00 a.m. (EDT): It’s becoming increasingly important for businesses to reduce their carbon emissions through travel. But how can you do this? Join Global Action Plan and Accenture to hear advice on how to implement a green travel plan and to engage your employees on this topic.
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Sustainable cities – how businesses are tackling the evolving urban waste challenge

Wednesday 10th October 2012 3:00 p.m. (BST) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): One of the most critical challenges from growing urbanization is how to manage our waste streams. Join this roundtable webinar to hear some of the leading global organizations discuss their key waste challenges, how they are tackling them and the lessons they offer other businesses.
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Refrigeration in the food and beverage industry: Minimizing emissions, maximizing efficiency

Tuesday 16th October 2012 3:00 p.m. (BST) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): Cooling equipment is one of the main sources of carbon emissions in the food and beverage industry. Join Star Refrigeration, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Nestlé in this webinar to find out how they are tackling this challenge, listen to real-life case studies and tips and take part in our Q&A session.
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Sustainable refurbishment: A guide for corporate real estate

Wednesday 17th October 2012 3:00 p.m. (BST) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): Join this webinar to get an insight into green ‘retro-fitting’ for corporate real estate, facility managers and occupiers struggling to reduce their building’s carbon footprint. It will help in the planning and management of a sustainable refurbishment programme.
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Local authority municipal waste: Increasing recycling rates and lowering costs

Tuesday 23rd October 2012 3:00 p.m. (BST) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT): This webinar will set out some of the issues local authorities need to consider around the contractual arrangements and relationships between waste collection services if they are to high recycling levels at the lowest possible costs.
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Flexible working: Increasing engagement, decreasing emissions

Tuesday 30th October 2012 3:00 p.m. (BST) / 11:00 a.m. (EDT): Businesses are increasingly recognizing the benefits of offering their employees the chance to work from home and adapt their working hours. Join this webinar to hear how O2 and Forum for the Future have implemented flexible working policies and for advice on how you can do this in your company.
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