Past Events

Please find below the agenda and presentations from GREEN HALO CONFERENCE 2022

‘INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE’ Tuesday 6 December 2022, 9.30am – 1pm

Ordnance Survey, Explorer House, Adanac Drive Southampton SO16 0AS

Our Green Halo Partnership vision is that our world class environment is key to a vibrant economy and a prosperous community.

Investment is needed in our natural capital and green skills to meet the needs of our local population and meet net zero targets.

How is the Green Halo Partnership working together, to build a case for investment in our natural capital to create a better future for us all?

What more do we need to do to be a world-beating and investable proposition with the projects and collaborations that will deliver this?


Investing in infrastructure – how do we finance natural capital?

Gary Wilburn, Managing Director at epgroup, specialists in delivering net zero and regenerative infrastructure, joined by panel members: Steve Fawkes (epgroup) and Chris Highams (Highams-Saaz)

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The growth of nature & place-based green finance

Chris Fry founder and managing director of Accelar, a Hampshire-based company working to help accelerate the clean growth transition. Also includes presentation by Olivia McGregor from the New Forest National Park Authority on ‘Pioneering new approaches to nature restoration and climate resilience’.

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Importance of access to greenspace for the health and wellbeing

James Alden, Frimley Health NHS Trust / NHS National Park Fellowship

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The Stour Valley Project

Ruth Wharton, BCP (Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole) Council

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Lymington – Hurst Spit Project

Rhian Edwards from the Environment Agency

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