Sadiq Khan to set out London's environmental challenge at EIC conference

MP and "greenest" Labour Party Mayoral candidate joins line up for annual gathering of environmental industry, politicians and experts to lead debate on the “Next Five Years for the Environmental Industry”.

Sadiq Khan, Labour Mayoral candidate

Sadiq Khan, Labour’s newly announced candidate for the May 2016 London mayoral election, has joined the programme for the Environmental Industries Commission annual conference in November.

Khan, who recently claimed he would be the ‘greenest Mayor’ ever if elected, is expected to highlight the challenges facing the capital and set out his aspirations, as the Labour Party mayoral candidate, for greening London's economy, creating green jobs and tackling air pollution.  

Date: 19 November 2015

Venue: The Willis Building, London

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Event sponsors:

- Willis 

- Beale and Company

- Lafarge Tarmac

- ACO Technologies

- Lancaster University

Book by 9 October for reduced entry price  

As Member of Parliament for Tooting in south London and firmer shadow spokesman for London, Khan last month defeated Tessa Jowell, former Olympics minister and Labour front runner for the party’s candidacy. 

He joins an influential gathering or key note speakers at the EIC annual conference on 19 November including Rory Stewart, MP and Environment who is expected to clarify the new Tory government’s post coalition policy changes.

Other highlights at this critical post-Election forum to discuss the expanding environmental agenda include:

  • A keynote presentation about what to expect from the Paris climate talks, by Michael Jacobs, former chief energy and environment adviser to Gordon Brown and adviser to French Government on Paris Climate summit
  • Case studies on innovation and technology in the environmental sector to be presented and discussed – by UK Flood Barriers, Pavegen, Bio Bean and Minus7
  • A presentation and panel discussion on greening the infrastructure boom, to be led by Matthew Bell, Chief Executive for the Committee on Climate Change

The full conference agenda can be viewed at

Other confirmed speakers and panellists include:

  • Lord Deben, Chair for the Committee on Climate Change
  • Mike Putnam, chief executive, Skanska UK and chair of the Green Construction Board
  • Laura Sandys, Chair of European Movement, UK
  • Rhian Kelly, Director for Business Environment, CBI
  • Harvey Bradshaw, Head of Environment and Business, Environment Agency
  • Matthew Spencer, Director, Green Alliance

EIC Members: £130 + VAT (£180 + VAT after 9th October) – Book Now

Non-Members: £260 + VAT (£360 + VAT after 9th October) – Book Now

Reduced price advanced tickets are still available until 9th October 2015

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