A Greener 2022 with the Environment & Energy Network Happy New Year! If, like us, your New Year’s Resolutions include being greener, then you might want to join our new Environment & Energy Network for Birmingham’s VCFSE (Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise) sector. The next meeting will take place online on Tuesday 18 January, 1pm – 2.30pm. RSVP to [email protected], or sign up online. The Last Meeting The last meeting took place on 14 December 2021 online. Details of the session, and of previous meetings are available at: https://www.bvsc.org/environment-and-energy-network-resources Joining the Network Membership of the network is FREE and will be facilitated by BVSC. The Network will meet online for 1.5 hours at least once a month. If you can’t make the next meeting, we’d still love for you to be involved. Sign up to join online or email Elizabeth Goodchild – [email protected] Future Meeting Dates 2022 The following future meeting dates are provisional only, and to be agreed at the next meeting: February – Tuesday 15, 1pm – 2.30pm March – Tuesday 15, 1pm – 2.30pm April- Tuesday 5, 1pm – 2.30pm May – Friday 27 (TBC) June – Tuesday 14, 1pm – 2.30pm July – Tuesday 5, 1pm – 2.30pm August – Tuesday 2, 1pm-2.30pm September- Tuesday 13, 1pm-2.30pm October- Tuesday 4, 1pm – 2.30pm November – Tuesday 8, 1pm – 2.30pm December – Tuesday 13, 1pm – 2.30pm Benefits of Environment & Energy Network Membership Networking with organisations from across the Birmingham City VCFSE sector interested in environment and energy issues Information sharing on environment & energy funding, policy, strategy, research, peer learning, training, resources and volunteering Engaging the wider VCFSE sector on environment and energy issues through the Sector’s ‘Engage for Good’ Forum; linking in with BVSC Employment & Skills Network re Green Economy; linking with Greener Birmingham Developing relationships with key public and private sector partners on environment and energy issues Collaboration on partnership projects, services, activities, events and actions Supporting a collective VCFSE voice and campaigns on environment & energy across Birmingham City Anything else you might find useful!