Climate Change SIS
Climate Change Special Interest Section
In 2011 approximately 70 EIANZ members showed an interest in ongoing involvement with the Climate Change SIS. A broad Business Plan was developed, released in July 2011 and subsequently endorsed by the EIANZ Executive. The business plan includes an Action Plan which addresses objectives relevant to five key topics:
- Capacity Building
- Communication, and
Rapid progress with certification actions resulted in completion of a EIANZ discussion paper on Climate Change Competency and Certification in October 2011. The current draft of which is available for your information. The SIS also continued to work on capacity building through completion of the four part “Learning to Adapt” seminar and forum series started under EIANZ’s successful Climate Skills Training Program.
A review meeting in late 2011 resulted in establishment of a new CCSIS executive of five early in 2012. The five member CCSIS executive accepted the following specific portfolios.
- Tom Davis – Chair and Governance
- Andrew Chamberlin - Advocacy
- Simon Cavendish – Accreditation and Certification
- Adam Davis – Capacity Building, and
- Alastair Buchan - Communications
The Climate Change Workshop at the EIANZ Conference in October was attended by ...............
CCSIS Executive members encourage your input and involvement in progressing Climate Change initiatives within the EIANZ. Our current working approach is to give priority to securing financial resources. This will improve the speed and scale at which we work to delivery against the Business Plan. We are sequentially focusing on Advocacy, Certification and Capacity building actions using Communication and Governance actions to support and facilitate the process.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunities to get involved:
Opportunities to get involved in EIANZ Climate Change Issues
Make your suggestions:
- Ask to be included in CCSIS Executive meetings email@example.com
- E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org the CCSIS executive to raise an issue, suggest an approach or provide information.