UON Sustainability Summit 2023

Updated 10.01.2023

Mon 15
Tue 16 May 2023

Learning Hub Ground Floor, Waterside Campus, University Drive, Northampton, NN1 5PH


Adapting to a changing world: Identifying our shared sustainability challenges.

This event will provide a platform which brings together academia, businesses, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders to identify shared sustainability challenges (environmental, social and governance) mainly within but not limited to, the food/drink, logistics and footwear sectors, and devise a roadmap to address these challenges. Furthermore, this event will provide an opportunity for networking across sectors, which will help build lasting partnerships to pursue actionable solutions to the sustainability challenges which are identified.

Summit Objectives
  • Identify shared environmental, social and governance sustainability challenges.
  • Identify the most suitable sustainability solutions and provide access to University of Northampton research and development capacity.
  • Develop actionable challenge briefs to enable acceleration of innovation to solve industry challenges.
  • Utilize University of Northampton expertise to provide access to grant funding opportunities which can be pursued towards collaborative research and enterprise projects.
  • Enable sharing of knowledge and best practice between academia and industry.
  • Highlight and exhibit the high value of sustainability projects being undertaken by organisations across the Northamptonshire and the Midlands region.
  • Agree the Northampton Sustainability Accords; a set of sustainability goals which will pave the way for the establishment of the ‘Sustainability Local Policy and Innovation Partnership
  • Agenda’ (SLIPA), a resource hub at the University of Northampton which will coordinate a long-term sustainability agenda for organisations in Northamptonshire working closely with stakeholders in the county.

Find out more about the UON Sustainability Summit on our webpages.

Register Here*

*Please note that registration will open on 1 February 2023.


Delegates who register before Friday 31 March 2023 will benefit from a 25% discount in the registration fee. As places are limited, the organisers will be working on a first come first served basis.