How to extract the highest social value from decarbonisation of steel?

Thursday 12th September 2024

Theatre :  Made in the UK 

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In this panel discussion, a diverse group of experts will redefine the narrative around the industrial decarbonisation of the UK steel industry and its extensive local and global impacts.

The session will explore just transitions frameworks, integrating insights from Tata Steel’s industry leaders, regional development strategies, academic research, and OEM perspectives on using decarbonised steel.

The discussion will focus on how these interconnected elements can enhance social value through job creation, community stability, and equitable transitions within the steel sector.

Attendees will gain a holistic understanding of the socio-economic and environmental stakes involved, informed by the latest innovations and strategic partnerships necessary for a sustainable industry transformation

Ben Burggraaf, Chief Executive Officer of Net Zero Industry WalesBen Burggraaf CEO
Net Zero Industry Wales
Clare Richardson-Barlow - Lecturer of East Asian Studies • Political economist • Industrial decarbonisation & just transitions in the UK and Asia-PacificClare Richardson-Barlow Research Fellow in Industrial Decarbonisation
University of Leeds
Dave Worsley - Head Of Department - Swansea UniversityDave Worsley Head of Department Materials Science and Engineering
Swansea University
Luciana Ciubotariu, CEO at Celtic FreeportLuciana Ciubotariu CEO
Celtic Freeport
Peter Quinn, Head of Environmental Policy & Strategy at Tata Steel EuropePeter Quinn Head of Environmental Policy & Strategy
Tata Steel Europe

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