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Series sets out visions for global change

Creating a more sustainable and socially-responsible world is the focus for a new series of public events.

The Visions for Change series features three free public talks about key societal issues and what leading academics are doing to solve them. 

This year’s events will explore the role of universities in tackling climate change, human rights abuses in supply chains, and the impact of social enterprises.

Free talks

The events are organised by the University’s Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability and will take place at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation.

Staff, students and the public are invited to attend.

The University of Edinburgh has committed to become zero carbon by 2040.

Universities' role

The first event is Tackling Climate Change: The Role of Universities after Paris on Tuesday 31 January.

It will feature a panel of key stakeholders from across the higher education who will consider how the sector responds and discuss the university’s responsibility to lead by example.

The second event is Human rights abuses in supply chains: what can we do?. The final event is Getting your hands dirty: how social enterprise can make a difference.

Related links

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