Discover the opportunities in sustainability at North West conference – In the Circle

The first wave of speakers has been announced for sustainability conference In the Circle North West.

Confirmed speakers include musicMagpie chief executive Steve Oliver, Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s director of environment, Mark Atherton, and Stephanie Bax, senior VP at CAA ICON, the company overseeing the delivery of the Co-op Live arena.

In the Circle North West takes place on June 30 and is free to attend.

The agenda for next month’s virtual conference has been revealed, covering a range of themes central to how the region meets its ambitious net zero targets and how businesses can seize the opportunities that are being created.

Check out the full agenda at

Shelina Begum, North West editor at, which is curating the event, said: “Sustainability is a hugely important topic that is impacting on how businesses operate.

“A company’s sustainability strategy can now affect its ability to win contracts, raise finance, and attract talent – and this trend is only going to accelerate in the future.”

Squire Patton Boggs and musicMagpie are headline sponsors of In the Circle North West.

They will lead sessions on the fast-growing hydrogen sector and the role of recommerce respectively.

Transport, manufacturing, construction, supply chain, green finance, and the North West’s response to the crucial COP26 summit are also under the spotlight.

In the Circle is also being supported by Orderly, Whitecap Consulting, and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Book your free place here.