CIPR GROUPS - climate comms events Post-cop26

Our regional and sectoral groups are hosting a series of events to support practitioners in better understanding the issue of climate change and to explore the impact of COP26 on the public relations industry. Each worth 5 CPD points.


CIPR Health - Monday 22 November, 12:00 pm GMT
'Communicating Sustainability in Healthcare' with Jo Taylor (Seqirus /Healthcare Communications Association), Anne Coleman (NHS England), Hayley Carmichael (Care Without Carbon)


CIPR Not-For-Profit - Wednesday 24 November, 12:00 
'Communicating Sustainability as a Not-for-Profit organisation' with Claire Rees, (Comms/Media Lead for the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales)

CIPR Education and Skills Group- Wednesday 29 November, 12:00 pm GMT
'Climate Goals; are our Schools and Universities Aligned?' with Professor Andrew Charlton-Perez (Head of the School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences. Reading University), Dr Kevin House (Education Futures Architect, Education in Motion), Jarred Bell – Principle (Consultant, Sustainability, Environmental Resources Management)

CIPR North West Group - Tuesday 30 November, 09:00 am GMT 
'Looking at our Future, Post-COP26' with Dr Geoff Mackey (BASF Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Director), Michael Bennett (MD of specialist sustainability PR consultancy Pelican Communications), Sarah Calderbank (Assistant Head of Communications at the Lake District National Park)

CIPR North Behavioural Insights Group - Tuesday 30 November, 18:00 pm GMT 
'Behavioural Science in Managing the Response to Climate Change' with Dr Moira Nicolson (Cabinet Office Behavioural Sciences Team)

CIPR Crisis Communications Network - Wednesday 1 December, 13:00 pm GMT
'PR Professionals at the Cutting Edge of Communicating the Climate Change Crisis' with Paul Cahalan (Head of Communications at Chapman), Sharon Bleese (communications for Coastal Partnership East)

CIPR Internal Communications (Inside) Group - Thursday 2 December, 12:00 pm GMT
'Sustainability, employee experience & engagement' 

CIPR Public Affairs Group - Wednesday 8 December, 17:45 pm GMT
'Good COP, Bad COP: Was COP26 a success for the Johnson Government?' with Chris Hopkins (Associate Director, Comres Savanta), John Flesher (Head of International Programmes, Conservative Environment Network) Gill Morris (Chief Executive, DevoConnect & Secretariat, APPG on Net Zero), Jess Shankleman (Reporter, Bloomberg)

CIPR Local Public Sector Group - Monday 13 December, 12:00 pm GMT
'Leading the Way on Climate Change in the Public Sector' with speakers tbc