Official Launch of Temwa Carbon Balance

Temwa is proud to invite you to the..

Official Launch of Temwa Carbon Balance

With talks from Richard Potter, CTO of Microsoft Services UK and Chair of Temwa UK, Dr Chimwemwe A.P.S Msukwa, Chair of Temwa Malawi and Ben Heald, Chair of Sift, BDG, Bristol Pound and St George’s Bristol.

When: Tuesday 28th January

Where: TheLoft@PwC, 2 Glass Wharf, Bristol BS2 0FR

Time:6.15pm – 8pm

RSVP required for entry*: book free tickets here. 

In December, we introduced you to Temwa Carbon Balance. We have been overwhelmed by the positive response, with exciting partnerships being formed with local and national businesses, influencers, families and individuals. On 28th January, we would love to welcome you to the official launch night with guest speakers from Malawi, Microsoft and Bristol Business for drinks, talks and networking. The event will give you the opportunity to find out how you can become Carbon Balanced with Temwa.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Doors open 6.15pm for networking drinks
  • Welcome and talks from 6.45pm
  • Q&A 7.30pm
  • Close at 8pm, feel free to stay to network and ask questions to the team.

Drinks will be provided with light refreshments kindly donated by Pieminister.

*Please note an RSVP is required for access to PWC.

About Temwa Carbon Balance

In December 2019, we introduced Temwa Carbon Balance; now you or your business can balance your CO2 emissions by restoring and protecting carbon-rich community forests in Malawi.

We will support you to calculate your emissions, provide tips for reducing your carbon footprint and offer a way for you to balance emissions from your travel, energy and operations. The programme is based on three strands of work: tree planting; sustainable agriculture and agroforestry; and support for local governance. By working with community structures and improving household livelihoods we help ensure that your trees stay in the ground and protect a flourishing, green landscape.

Our Speakers for the Launch

Dr Chimwemwe Msukwa, affectionally known as CAPS, is the Chair of Trustees for Temwa Malawi and has an extensive background in community development. In 2016, he joined the Temwa Malawi board, having pioneered the conversational development model, and we are thrilled to have him in Bristol for the event.

Richard Potter was born in Zambia and grew up in Africa. He is currently the Chief Technical Officer for Microsoft Services UK and Chair of Trustees for Temwa UK. Richard is committed to seeing communities transformed and the role technology can play in this.

Ben Heald is a Bristol Business Expert. He is Chair of Sift, Business Data Group, the Bristol Pound and St George’s Bristol. Ben is a long-term supporter of Temwa and has visited our programmes in Malawi.

We hope you can join us and look forward to telling you more about the vision of Temwa Carbon Balance and how you or your business can get involved.

Please contact the office 0117 287 2892 or with any questions about the event.



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