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Low Carbon Cities Conference

The Carbon Trust’s all new Low Carbon Cities Conference is built on the legacy of over a decade of successful public sector conferences.

Event Details

  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018

  • 9am until 5.30pm

  • etc.venues St Paul's, London
  • Free for the public sector


Cities are already the source of the majority of the world’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. By 2050 seven in ten people globally will be living in cities, making them the focus for many of the changes that will need to take place. But similar efforts will also need to occur simultaneously at a smaller scale across towns and rural areas if our low carbon transition is to be successful.

Public and private sector leaders will need to work together to create the sustainable communities of the future, creating greener, safer spaces for people to live and enabling the low carbon economy to thrive.

Low Carbon Cities

Date: 22 February 2018

Location: Central London


There are often simple adjustments that your business can make to cut down on energy spend. The first step is having a thorough understanding of the components of your energy bill. This webinar will give a basic introduction to energy bills and a few money-saving recommendations.

Cities and regions have a vital role to play in leading the low carbon transition. They consume over two-thirds of the world’s energy and are responsible for as much as 70% of man-made greenhouse gas emissions.  This will be compounded by an expected rise in global urban population of 1.63% per year between 2020 and 2025, increasing the proportion of energy used in urban areas.

The Carbon Trust’s all new Low Carbon Cities Conference is built on the legacy of over a decade of successful public sector conferences. It will bring together a collaboration of more than 250 public sector bodies aspiring to accelerate carbon reduction across cities and regions. We will showcase important opportunities to collaborate with industry innovators.

Speaker images updated

The agenda has been designed to address the key challenges and barriers that most clearly resonate with city & regional authorities as they strive to lead the way on climate change. The day will consist of high level keynote addresses, expert panels, and a series of interactive workshops.

Highlights will include:

  • Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth - Plenary address
  • Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive, Environment Agency – Keynote speech
  • Mark Watts, Executive Director, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group – Keynote speech
  • Introducing Science Based Targets for Cities
  • Exploring financing options for climate change solutions in cities  C40 Cities Finance Facility
  • Tackling transport  Launching a Zero Emissions Zone with Oxford City & Oxfordshire County Council
  • Engaging your suppliers  Tackling your Scope 3 emissions
  • Smart City Oslo  with Silje Bareksten, Head of Smart City Oslo Business Region


View the latest draft agenda here

This full day event aims to provide you with inspiration and best practice that you can take back to their own organisations, as well as valuable opportunities to network and build new relationships with peers and industry.


Confirmed workshops

workshop sponsors

Salix Finance Ltd.

RE:FIT London

Confirmed exhibitors

Exhibitors Updated 09

Public Power Solutions

Energy Technology List

Soil Association

Autoflame Engineering Ltd

Nottingham City Council - Energy Projects Service 

Vital Energi

Bri-Tek Technologies 


Please note, the Carbon Trust reserves the right to decline registrations wherever necessary to ensure an appropriate audience for the event. The Carbon Trust Low Carbon Cities Conference 2018 is primarily a knowledge-sharing, non-commercial event and therefore limited places are available for private sector organisations.

Low Carbon Cities conference gallery (1)

Image from previous Public Sector Conference

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Image from previous Public Sector Conference

Low Carbon Cities conference gallery (3)

Image from previous Public Sector Conference

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

The Carbon Trust Public Sector Conference has previously been supported by:

Logos of previous supporters and exhibitors

If you’re interested in raising your company’s profile and aligning your brand with the Carbon Trust’s mission to transition towards a sustainable, low carbon economy please get in touch.

Sponsoring or exhibiting at the Carbon Trust Low Carbon Cities Conference 2018 is the perfect way to increase your visibility within this arena. Opportunities vary from: headline sponsorship; through to becoming an Innovation Partner, tailored to a key theme or topic across the Conference; to networking and exhibition opportunities. The Conference is a unique opportunity to raise profile and gain exposure to key decision makers involved with the low carbon city agenda.

To find out more, please contact Kari Allen on +44(0) 7989 105 709 or email b2b partnerships work with the Carbon Trust to develop partnerships, sponsorship and strategic alliances across relevant events, research programmes, thought leadership and high profile campaigns and activities. 

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