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Why attend Yorkshire Sustainability Festival 2024?

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Why attend?

Whether you’re a seasoned sustainability expert or just starting out, this festival of events is for anyone who wants to hear from experts in the field and learn more about initiatives that are already happening across Yorkshire and the UK.

Discover how we, as activists, can drive the change we need to see in the sustainability sector.  From round table discussions, hearing from keynote speakers and exciting networking opportunities, it’s a must attend event for your calendar.

Our centerpiece of the week, Yorkshire Sustainability Conference, is a place where like-minded individuals come together to network with business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators who are all committed to making a difference. We welcome everyone from the start-up community through to established businesses who want their voices heard on sustainable issues that matter.

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“We are delighted that Yorkshire Sustainability Week is to be hosted in our city. We are one of the leading cities in the UK for taking climate action and are working hard towards becoming the first UK net zero city. The festival of events will help share this ambition while shining a light on the trailblazers of sustainable innovation from across Yorkshire, pathing the way for a brighter and greener future.”

Tom Riordan, chief executive of Leeds City Council

Speakers

Prepare to be inspired at this year’s Yorkshire Sustainability Festival as we present an incredible and insightful lineup of speakers.

During YSW23,  attendees were treated to impactful talks and panel discussions featuring CEOs, renowned brands, and other influential figures. These speakers shared their stories, experiences, challenges, and their commitment to making a difference in the world we live in today.

Over two days, you will have plenty of opportunities to meet and engage with speakers as well as network with like minded individuals and collaborate for future change.

Come Join us in Leeds on the 18th and 19th June 2024 for an unforgettable experience.

We are on a precipice of a green revolution, either join us or get left behind.

2023 Keynote Speakers

Wayne Visser

Wayne Visser

Director, Kaleidoscope Futures Lab. Ltd

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Areeba Hamid

Areeba Hamid

Co-Executive Director, Greenpeace UK

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Roger Wright

Roger Wright

Waste Strategy & Packaging Manager, Biffa

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Sri Hollema

Sri Hollema

Founder and Managing Director, Mat Zero

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