Innovative Low Carbon Working Group – 10/6/21


Clare Ollerenshaw (Accelar & Chair of ILCWG) Jo Leigh (Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022) Chris Lane (Transport for West Midlands) Georgina Morris (BEIS) Devon Geary (Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands) Pam Waddell OBE (Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands) Nat Weaver (SWM)

Purpose of the presentations

Sustainability West Midlands in partnership with the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands convenes the Innovative Low Carbon Working Group (ILCWG) and its associated quarterly meetings, where a cross-sector of stakeholders come together to share good practice and build collaborative opportunities around low carbon innovation. It focuses on themes not limited to three of the four market driven strengths of the West Midlands as identified by the 2017 WM Science and Innovation Audit: next generation transport, energy systems and storage and sustainable construction.

Links and Contact Information

For more information or to join the long-standing ILCWG, contact or call 07599 658889.


Introduction to Accelar

(Clare Ollerenshaw) Birmingham Commonwealth Games sustainability priorities (Jo Leigh) Birmingham Commonwealth Games low carbon transport priorities (Chris Lane) Current funding opportunities (Georgina Morris) Elsewhere in the Innovation Alliance (Pam Waddell and Devon Geary) WM Net Zero Business Pledge (Nat Weaver) Meeting actions and Zoom chat highlights

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