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Fri, 27 Jan

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HQ building, 237 Union St, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3HQ, UK

Delivering Sustainability and Social Value in Plymouth with Services Design Solution

You are invited to attend our free workshop, in collaboration with SDS (Services Design Solution), where you can benefit from learning their approach to sustainability and social value and how to successfully implement, track and report on it.

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Delivering Sustainability and Social Value in Plymouth with Services Design Solution
Delivering Sustainability and Social Value in Plymouth with Services Design Solution

Time & Location

27 Jan 2023, 09:45 – 11:30

HQ building, 237 Union St, Stonehouse, Plymouth PL1 3HQ, UK

About the event

Agenda

  • 9:45- 10:15- Breakfast and networking
  • 10:15-10:45- Presentation on sustainability and social value from Services Design Solution (SDS)- how to successfully implement, track and report in your business
  • 10:45- Q&A and networking

About SDS

Services Design Solution is a forward looking, dynamic consultancy specialising in sustainability and building services. They design innovative, flexible, energy-efficient solutions to create exceptional environments for living, work or leisure.

The business has grown rapidly since its formation in 2004, with offices in Plymouth, Exeter, Bristol and Cardiff. SDS invests significantly to develop its resources, systems and infrastructure to facilitate continued expansion of the company.

They are proud to have been a net carbon neutral business since 2019, and make active efforts to reduce their carbon emissions, adopting green travel policies and offsetting any remaining carbon emissions.

They are committed to social value and invest 1% of their annual turnover to support activities that provide benefit to their local communities and environment. Their commitment is to contribute towards meeting the UK Government’s Social Value Model, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the five themes set out by the National TOMs (Themes, Outcome and Measures) Framework.

In 2022 SDS was delighted to be recognised for its commitment to social value, being awarded the SME Organisational Leadership Award from the Social Value Portal, and the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development.

About the presenters

Shaun Hoppins, Managing Director of SDS

Shaun launched SDS in 2004 and leads the development of the business as it continues to grow as a regional and national practice. A chartered engineer with a background in managing a national building services contractor, Shaun’s focus is on building strong relationships with and delivering a quality service to SDS clients.

Shaun is a BSRIA council member as well as a committee member of Devon & Cornwall’s The Building Forum.

Katie Wake, Marketing & Business Development Co-ordinator, SDS

Katie works closely with the board of Directors in a business development role across the region. She coordinates marketing and business development activities to meet company objectives, including the coordination and support of wellbeing and social value initiatives for the organisation.

This event is funded by the Interreg FCE C-CARE Project in conjunction with The Plymouth Charter's Spend theme.

Any further questions, please get in contact with the Plymouth Charter at plymouthcharter@plymouth.gov.uk

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