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Webinar: Environmental Sustainability in Telecoms – the Road to Net Zero (1st Dec)

5G Private Networks

1st December 2022 (10-11am, UK)

City Science

The Environmental Sustainability in Telecoms – the Road to Net Zero  Webinar is brought to you by Wray Castle, one of the world’s most established telecoms training providers and City Science, the UK’s leading specialist in modelling net-zero and carbon accounting. This combination of in-depth telecoms insight with powerful carbon modelling skillsets is uniquely positioned to provide both net-zero advisory and training services to the TMT markets.

The environment -- with energy-use and -management being the overriding consideration -- is one of the three pillars of sustainability, and the telecoms industry has a long journey ahead as governments strive for net zero by 2050!

Energy - costs, generation and usage – has been a critical consideration for telecoms operators for decades, and with the ongoing development of 4G and advanced fixed networks, and the introduction of 5G and its enabling technologies, the picture becomes much more complex.

In order to make sense of it all, this talk looks at sustainability and energy, specifically from the telecommunications operator perspective. We explore how the drive to Net Zero is impacting financial regulation; how telecoms providers can assess their current position; measurement and reporting – and the requirements for Scope 1, 2 and 3; decarbonising the supply chain; setting useful targets; and examples of existing and emerging initiatives from the industry.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Introduction and the Telecoms Context
  • Current and emerging financial regulation impacting telecoms providers relating to sustainability.
  • Explaining Scope 1, 2 and 3
  • Key steps that telecoms providers need to be taking to assess how sustainable they currently are.
  • Why the telecoms industry is so vital in the journey to Net Zero.
  • What Greenhouse Gases (GHG) and carbon emissions are.
  • Measuring GHG emissions.
  • Supply Chain engagement for decarbonisation
  • Setting targets.
  • Industry-Specific Collaboration and Standardisation on Sustainability and Energy.
  • Example Sustainability Initiatives in Telecoms

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    Webinar Speakers:

    Tony Wakefield (Senior Trainer, Wray Castle)
    Tony is an experienced technical trainer and competency development specialist having worked with a diverse and extensive base of companies. He has spoken at global conferences and has extensive experience in facilitating programmes, specialising in 5G and the wider aspects of telecoms and connected innovation.

    Jo Muncaster (Associate Director of Carbon Accounting, City Science)
    Jo is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years experience in advising and auditing businesses. Her previous experience includes a period of supporting the National Development Agency and Tourist Board of the Falkland Islands, supporting the country in growing its local economy and renewable energy infrastructure. She now works for City Science, a company building software and data analysis tools to support decarbonisation decision-making. At City Science she has built a consultancy team looking at sustainable finance and supporting organisations on their route to net zero.

    About City Science

    City Science

    We are an ambitious, young technology company created to optimise complex energy and carbon systems. We believe that by developing an unmatched understanding of how cities and regions work through data we can enhance existing infrastructure, reduce inefficiencies and improve lives for citizens through evidence-led insights that deliver decarbonisation.

    Our team comprises the best statisticians, data-scientists and subject matter experts, working on ground-breaking projects to deliver our goals. Learn more.