With the effects of climate change at the top of the news agenda and all too visible in recent weeks, there can be no doubt that environment sustainability and the need to reach net zero is a key priority. As the leading data and insight company for the UK housing sector, Housemark can demonstrate how intelligent use of data can help your organisation on its journey.

Housemark’s Housing Data and Analytics Summit on 6th October is the only dedicated data event for the social housing sector and each week, we’re putting the spotlight on some of the sessions and content throughout the day, and how you can benefit by attending. This week, we’re focusing on ‘Data for good – Powering net zero’, a session led by Sarah Daly, Associate Director of Sustainability at Turner & Townsend and Ed Houghton, Head of Research and Service Design at DG Cities.

The session will focus on the following themes:

  • The role data can play in implementing a sustainable net zero strategy
  • Why we need reliable sustainability data to meet targets
  • How to improve the quality of your data in practice in order to reach net zero

As the government has set out the target for landlords to reach net zero carbon by 2050, it’s becoming increasingly important to consider where you are on your journey to net zero and the steps needed to achieve the government’s targets. Learn how you can harness the power of data to put into place a sustainable net zero strategy and how reliable, good quality data is a crucial component in meeting this goal.

As well as running her own marketing and business management consultancy for 20 years, Sarah Daly has been managing director of an architectural practice, Head of European Marketing for a global environmental consultancy, Director of Strategic Sustainability & Partnerships for Sustainable Homes, an independent sustainability consultant and an MBA/MSc lecturer. She is currently Associate Director in the rapidly growing Turner & Townsend Sustainability team.

You can discover more about Sarah on her social channels:

Twitter – @SarahTurnTown

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahdalysustainability/?originalSubdomain=uk

Ed Houghton is Head of Research and Service Design at DG Cities, an innovation company specialising in smart city innovation through human-centred service design. Ed is a behavioural scientist and environmental engineer with over a decade of experience running qualitative and quantitative research in local authorities, academia, and both the private and third sector. He is an expert in economic and social evaluation methods, and has an interest in data, evidence-based policy and decision making, and behaviour change. Ed is also a published author and frequent speaker on topics including the future of work and future of cities, urban and systems resilience and inclusive design.

Discover more about Ed on his social channels:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/edwardahoughton/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EdHoughton1

To hear from Sarah, Ed and many other expert speakers from in and out of sector, book your tickets for the Housing Data and Analytics Summit here.

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