Betterworld.Solutions – Adopt an Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming


Ava JonesBusiness Assurance Officer - Betterworld Solutions

Time & Location

Thursday: 12.40 to 13.00, Stage 4

About this presentation

Did you know that you could see a return on investment whilst helping to save the environment? The purpose of the Betterworld.Solutions initiative is to encourage the Boards of companies worldwide to create a simple to understand policy to encourage sustainability projects to be brought to their attention.

Our Group of Companies (AES) has made environmental projects a priority for many years, but recent events have convinced us that we need a direct conduit from our own operators and suppliers. We also need better communication with our own staff, especially those with the vision and the expertise to see how climate-friendly change can also be business-friendly. We can only act on what we know. And hopefully, once we know, we can work together to engineer a better world.

We estimate that widespread adoption of more climate-friendly policies in industry globally, could have the equivalent impact of taking 529.5 million cars off the roads while also providing a useful return on investment. If you want to help, a good first step would be to encourage your company board to adopt a policy with a similar spirit to ‘An Investment Policy to Prevent Global Warming (IPPGW)’. This will help ensure that that appropriate sustainability projects are brought to their attention.

Speaker Bio

Ava Jones, 20 years old, Business Assurance Officer for AESSEAL. AESSEAL is a mechanical seal manufacturer based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, operating globally.

The AES Group of Companies have set a global target of achieving Net Zero by the 1st April 2029. The UK Operations have gone beyond Net Zero, covering Scope 1, 2 and 3.

The primary focus of Ava is to continue the global Net Zero project, reducing the global Group of Companies emissions as much as possible, through investment in new technologies and behavioral changes.

Ava works alongside the Managing Director, Chris Rea, and Communications Director, Reg Rea, on the Betterworld.Solutions initiative. Betterworld.Solutions was launched by the founder, Chris Rea, in October 2020.