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UKHospitality to host event at COP 26

21st Oct 2021 - 06:00
Trade association UKHospitality is inviting operators and industry representatives to attend an event at COP 26 next month.

Attendees will join MPs, Scottish Parliamentarians and sustainability experts to celebrate the ‘great strides’ the hospitality industry has made on its sustainability journey.

The event is free to attend and will set out the sector’s net zero ambitions as well as offering attendees practical advice to reduce costs and carbon emissions.

The keynote speakers at the event, which will take place on Wednesday 10 November from 2-6pm at Revolution Glasgow, include:

  • Kate Nicholls, chief executive, UKHospitality
  • Mark Chapman, founder, Zero Carbon Forum
  • Ivan McKee, Scottish Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise 
  • Seema Malhotra MP, Shadow Minister for Business and Consumers

In addition BrewDog, Burger King, and Compass will join a panel to discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in driving more sustainable businesses.

Kate Nicholls, chief executive of UKHospitality, said: “COP 26 will be a significant showcase for the UK and this event is an opportunity for our industry to shine a light on the good work that is being done to ensure a sustainable future for all of us.

“It is vital that the entire industry is represented, and that everyone participates in a conversation that will shape the future of our industry and the country, and so we urge anyone who is interested in attending to come along and be part of something significant.”

Anyone who would like to attend and contribute can find out more and register here:

Written by
Edward Waddell