Welcome to everyone with a business matters’ connection to WORK PLACE CHAPLAINCY Scotland (WPCS). My colleagues and I at WPCS are excited about what the future may hold following the recent transfer of business matters. We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas about how we can continue to be of service to the business community in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. We particularly recognise the major changes in working practices that have become the new norm since the pandemic with a significant number of colleagues now working from home for part or all of their working week.
Over the next few months we hope to engage with a range of stakeholders to inform and shape the nature of our services as we transition to this new way of working. In the meantime, I’m pleased to advise that we will continue to host a series of online events during the remainder of 2021. Please keep a close eye out on the business matters’ website for more details.
With COP26 coming up soon, our theme for the remainder of the year will be climate change and what we can do as individuals and local businesses to play our part to tackle the rapid warming of our planet. Please join us in debating the most important issue of our time. Here are some of the questions in respect of which we’d love to hear your views:
- What does “net zero” actually mean in practice – in terms of the impact on our day to day lives?
- How realistic is the 2045 target and what’s an achievable route map for actually getting to this point?
- Is it possible to reduce inequality while moving to a greener economy?
- What does this mean for the way in which we educate children / young adults to provide them with the skills (and attitudes to lifelong learning) required for the future?
- What actions need to be agreed by world leaders (at COP26 and thereafter) if the climate emergency is to be taken seriously?
- How can we as individuals / Christians play our part in saving the planet for future generations?
If you’d like to be part of our online forum to discuss these issues then please get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you and we hope and pray that you will continue to engage with and benefit from the ongoing support that will be available through WPCS.
Workplace Chaplaincy Scotland