Organiser: Marketing Humber - Bondholders

Event Type: Webinar


By Marketing Humber

About this event

Day Sponsored by Living With Water

Event Sponsored by Active Humber & Commonplace

Event Start: 11:30am

Join us as we dive into eco-friendly food’s vital contribution to reaching net zero, while minimising impact on nature. We’ll explore sustainable and regenerative practices and how this can create habitats for nature recovery and ecosystems, how government policy impacts our agricultural sector. Looking to the future, we will hear from the next generation of food producers and their drive towards a healthy, sustainable future in food.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Host: Steve Cann, Director, Future Foods Solutions Ltd
  • Stephen Noblett, International Trade Adviser/Food and Drink Sector Specialist, Yorkshire and the Humber, Department for International Trade (DIT)
  • Dr Nigel Davies, Director of Technical and Sustainability, Muntons plc
  • Bob Doherty, Professor of Marketing & Chair in Agri-food, University of York Management School (Fix our Food)

Steve Cann will be exploring the leaps being made within the sustainability of our food chain from farm to plate with a broad panel of experts. He will explore sustainable and regenerative practices; how this can create habitats for nature recovery and ecosystems; how policy impacts our agricultural sector and how the next generation of food producers are driving towards a healthy and sustainable food future.

From Stephen Noblett, you will hear about how the production and trade of food and drink is changing globally due to a new sustainable food vision, with reference to countries that are exemplary. Stephen will also refer to sustainable food or drink ‘success case study’ stories within the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Dr Nigel Davies will present the story of Muntons, their sustainable journey and how sustainability is a common objective that links all aspects of Muntons business activities. Nigel will also share success stories and farm sustainability.

Bob Doherty will be discussing the vision for a Yorkshire ‘food system’, regenerative hybrid food economies and farming. As well as the role of the next generation of food system change makers for a healthy and sustainable food 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: 21st October 2021 11:29 am

  • End: 21st October 2021 1:00 pm

  • Venue: Webinar

  • Cost: £0.00

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