Net zero and the circular economy

Hydro Nation – net zero and the circular economy

Speakers from across the hydro and water industry in Scotland discuss the actions their companies are taking to meet UK net zero targets and what role Circular Economy thinking plays in this. They also highlight some of the support that’s available for businesses in Scotland who are preparing for net zero.

About this webinar

This webinar will cover the current circular economy strategy in place to tackle the challenges within Hydro and Water industries and the drive for net zero. Our speakers, from Hydro Nation, Arup, Scottish Water, Northern Ireland Water, Abertay University, and Circular Glasgow, will discuss the joint movement to act on the climate crisis within this industry. Our speakers will also discuss the broader scope of the circular economy strategy, and how it can be applied in various businesses across Scotland and the UK.


  • Paul Fletcher, Enabling Innovation Partners, Hydro Nation
  • Mark Williams, Business Strategy and Climate Change Manager at Scottish Water
  • Pete Gray, Associate at Arup
  • Lilian Parkes, Business Improvement Project Manager at Northern Ireland Water
  • Katrina Ross, Project Innovation Officer for Transform Net-Zero at Abertay University
  • Rebecca Ricketts, Senior Project Advisor, Circular Glasgow

Date: 6 May 2021

Length: 68 minutes