Organiser: Marketing Humber - Bondholders

Event Type: Webinar



About this event

Day Sponsored by Humber Zero

Event Sponsored by HOP (Humber Outreach Programme)


By Marketing Humber

Event start: 11:30am

How do we ensure a just transition, so that no one is left behind and everyone thrives as we progress to net zero?

Hear from experts who will discuss their role in creating important opportunities to support local students and people in the community who need it the most.

Discussions will cover educational and social inequalities, climate injustice and the impact of climate change on human health and active living.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Nina Stobart, Communications & External Affairs Lead, Phillips 66
  • Dr Bruce Charlesworth, Chief Medical Officer for Health, Reckitt
  • Dr Lisa Jones, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Hull
  • Jo Barnes, Managing Director, Sewell Estates
  • Natasha Barley, CEO, Children’s University

Nina Stobart will be facilitating a thought provoking panel discussion looking at the connections between social mobility, aspirations and health.

As the COP26 official Hygiene Partner, Dr Bruce Charlesworth will focus on the impact of climate change on health in developing countries. Reckitt’s plan for a cleaner, healthier world embeds sustainability in the core of their business.

Dr Lisa Jones will focus on educational and social inequalities, particularly those pertaining to issues of social class and socio-economic disadvantage as well as climate injustice.

In 2021, Sewell Group received a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for Promoting Opportunity – the most prestigious accolade for UK businesses. Jo Barnes will focus on how the Sewell Group contributes to the region through employing local people and investing in developing talent, as well as delivering value for local communities, creating opportunities for people to be involved in projects, supporting communities, charity groups and pioneering initiatives to support people who need it.

The Children’s University is a local charity that changes the future of disadvantaged children and children living in the care system by working with businesses, philanthropists, foundations and trusts. Natasha Barley will focus on how the Children’s University gives local children aspirations for their own future.

Together they will discuss the close connectivity between these issues and our sustainable future.

The Waterline Summit 2021

The Humber is at the forefront of tackling climate change, empowering people and places to net zero and creating an economic model for global decarbonisation.

The Waterline Summit is returning for 2021 as a hybrid event thanks to our Event Partners and wide range of Sponsors who help make the summit possible.

Hosted across five days from 18 – 22 October,  The Waterline Summit 2021 will target all the elements of place; businesses, students, academia, government, community and more, demonstrating how we all have a part to play in the race to net-zero. This year there will be a key focus on connecting the Humber and its transformational multi-billion-pound projects to COP26 and beyond.

Each day that week will focus on the following themes:

  • The Waterline Summit Launch Day (Monday – Sponsored by Event Partners)
  • Energy Transition Day (Tuesday – Sponsored by Humber Zero)
  • Clean Road Transport Day (Wednesday – Sponsored by Phillips 66)
  • Adaptation & Resilience Day (Thursday – Sponsored by Living with Water)
  • Cities & Built Environment Day (Friday – Sponsored by Hull City Council)

1-12 November – Connecting the Humber to COP26:

Activities and headline discussions happening at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference will be fed into the live media feed on our Waterline event hub ( Working with reporters on the ground in Glasgow we will be streaming back various interviews, events, vlogs etc.


There are 1 upcoming dates for this event.

  • Start: 19th October 2021 11:30 am

  • End: 19th October 2021 1:00 pm

  • Venue: Webinar

  • Cost: £0.00

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