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Manager named in sustainability 30 under 30 listing

Written by: Andrew Merrell | Posted 28 April 2020 15:11

Manager named in sustainability 30 under 30 listing

A young manager from the University of Gloucestershire has been chosen to join a prestigious club recognising aspiring young sustainability, CSR and energy professionals. 

Miriam Webb, sustainability engagement manager at the University of Gloucestershire, has been chosen to join edie’s prestigious 30 under 30 initiative. 

According to edie, the news platform for sustainability, energyand environmental professionals, welcomes new members to its 30 under 30 community of talented sustainability professionals annually. 

One criteria for membership, according to the organisation, is that all aged 30 and under, who have already achievedgreat thingsor are showing fantastic promise. 

Ms Webb, said: “I'm really pleased to have been selected as part of Edie's prestigious 30 under 30 initiative and I'm looking forward to networking and learning with other young professionals driving change for sustainability in a wide range of sectors. 

“I'm excited by how I can use this experience to mentor our students to as develop as future sustainability leaders themselves." 

Edie’s initiative first launched in 2018, calling for youthful visionaries looking to become members of the initiative’s inaugural 2019cohort.  

After an initial round of judging by edie and its partners Global Action Plan and the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS), 30 individuals representing organisations across the UK were selected to form the ‘Class of 2020’.  

Each of the new members will benefit from access to content and events over the coming year, beginning with an exclusive launch and networking event in London next month.  

Other young sustainability leaders on the list include, Lucie Agass at OVO Energy and Marta Perricone at Unilever as well as staff from Dyson and Carlsberg. 

Edie describes its 30 Under 30 a dynamic community of young, talented sustainability and energy professionals - aged under 30 - who have already achieved great thingsor are showing fantastic promise. 

There were more than three applicants for every place available this year.