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7 June 2023

World Environment Day – A Free Learning Event in Partnership with mdsustain


On Monday 5th June, we heard from Stephanie Schlipper at mdsustain, Meshark Sikuku at Ripple Effect, Carla Denyer from the Green Party of England and Wales and Affan Cheema from Islamic Relief Worldwide about how organisations can start their journey towards environmental sustainability.

We were delighted to host such an inspiring and thought-provoking session that covered a wide range of ideas and strategies to promote sustainability in international development workspaces. For those who missed it or those who would like to re-watch the discussion, you can do so here:

You can access the slides that were shared during the session here

During the discussion speakers and attendees also shared some brilliant resources and discussed some important issues – view the links and learn more here:

mdsustain’s Sustainability Packages for Organisations

Ripple Effect – A new model for responsible carbon sequestration

Centre for Local Economic Strategies – Community Wealth Building

Climate Perks for Employees

The Carbon Trust – What are Scope 3 Emissions?

The Climate Charter

The UK Government’s Social Value Model

The Ellen Macarthur Foundation

Clean Seas


If you have any feedback or questions about this event, or would like to find out more about mdsustain or about how your organisation can partner with SWIDN, please email Emma at info@swidn.org.uk.

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