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Scottish Resources Conference

24th October 2014

As Scotland’s resources and renewable energy leader, Viridor is giving the world’s resources new life.

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor works with 96 of Scottish local authorities, public bodies and leading Scottish businesses such as RBS, Scottish Power and Coca-Cola Enterprises. In addition to its £100m Scottish network, Viridor is investing up to £500m in next generation Scottish infrastructure to translate zero waste policy into practice.

Now working with Zero Waste Scotland and the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, Viridor is a headline sponsor of the annual Scottish Resources Conference, the foremost event in the resources industry calendar in Scotland.

This year’s event takes place on 28th and 29th October 2014 and focuses on the role of the resources industry in creating a sustainable green economy. Speakers include the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment Richard Lochhead MSP, Viridor Chief Executive Ian McAulay, renowned economist and writer Frances Cairncross MBE, and manufacturing expert Professor Richard Harris, as well as senior figures from Ellen Macarthur Foundation and the Green Investment Bank.

Viridor Chief Executive Ian McAulay will provide a keynote address on ‘Leadership perspectives on sustainable resource management’ at 12 noon on Tuesday 28th October. He will discuss the shift from waste to resource management as part of the emergence, globally, of a green economy.

Viridor colleagues will be on hand throughout the conference at the Viridor exhibition stand adjacent to the conference hall.

For more information please visit www.scottish-resources.com.

For further information please contact:

pressoffice@pennon-group.co.uk