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UX Edinburgh x People, Planet, Pint™: Sustainability Meetup

June 1 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Pop down to your local People Planet Pint meetup to find more about what’s going on locally with sustainability and how you can get involved

Exciting news! In June, People, Planet, Pint will be hosted in collaboration with Edinburgh UX meetup and its brilliant host, Mike Jefferson.

The design community plays a crucial role in crafting solutions that resonate with users’ values, fostering eco-conscious behaviors, and promoting regenerative practices. At PPP, we aim to bring together communities and spotlight the necessity of interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability.

Pop down to your local People Planet Pint meetup to find more about what’s going on locally with sustainability and how you can get involved.

Your local meetup is a great place to start your journey or continue learning, and meet diverse people to chat about life and how we can sustain it. Every job is a climate job, so come along and learn about how you can take action, as well as what is going on locally.

We welcome everyone, regardless of their experience or background. People Planet Pint is a space where everyone can feel comfortable learning about sustainability and sharing their ideas.

The Edinburgh UX meetup invites UX people of all flavours to a monthly meeting of minds – a place to share ideas and indulge in idle banter. Each meeting has a general theme – just a suggestion to get things rolling, conversationally speaking anything goes! Whether you be designer, developer, guerrilla, enthusiast or just passing by, come join us on the last Monday of the month.

What to expect on the day

Join us for an exciting day featuring talks and fireside chats from members of the UX and PPP community. Stay tuned as we announce our lineup of speakers soon.

Get inspired by Adam Bastock, the creator of People, Planet, Pint, as he shares his inspiring work aiming to guide 1 million SMEs on their journey to net zero by 2025.

Experience the event firsthand through our live stream and participate in engaging interactions with the audience.

After the discussions, take the opportunity to network and mingle with fellow attendees over a pint from one of our favorite local brewers, Bellfield.

Be sure to arrive early! The first 33 people will receive a complimentary pint.

Your Volunteer Hosts

A recent addition to the Edinburgh Innovations, Student Enterprise team, Constanza brings extensive experience in regenerative business and supply chain. With an MSc in Sustainable Resource Management from Edinburgh University, she has dedicated her career to helping organisations become more sustainable. Formerly the Regenerative Business Team Leader at Ooni, she played a pivotal role in embedding regenerative business while spreading the joy of pizza globally. Recognized on the Scottish Power COP26 Green Power List as one of the UK’s green champions helping fight climate change, Constanza believes in the power of organisations and communities to drive change towards a regenerative future.

Tom is a climate educator, event manager and social psychology student. He facilitates climate education workshop Climate Fresk, and over the past few years he has been involved in local projects such as the Edinburgh Climate Festival. Tom’s daily job is in event management, and for the last 2 years he combined this with event & corporate sustainability, helping clients and organisers to improve their events’ environmental impact. Outside of work, Tom studies Social Psychology, loves cycling, public transport and veggie food.

Mike Jefferson is the founder of the UX Edinburgh meetup. From humble beginnings in a cosy West End bar many moons ago, the group has rocketed to a membership of over 3000! By day, Mike is a freelance user researcher, and on the weekend can be found attempting to make music with guitar and cornet.

Our Sponsor

KRYSTAL are an award-winning, 100% green web hosting provider, with datacentres in the UK, US, & Europe. They are climate positive, and their approach centres on value, quality and transparency.

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Krystal (the UK’s only B Corp web hosting/cloud provider), and welcome them on board as sponsors of the People, Planet, Pint events.

This means the first 33 drinks are on Krystal at every event, and has allowed us to invest and upscale the series to accelerate action on climate change.

Simon Blackler is the founder and CEO of KRYSTAL, and Co-Founder of MillionTreePledge.

About Us

Small99 provides carbon reduction plans for micro and small businesses. With a simple measurement tool and practical actions broken down into 10 minute to-do lists, Small99 empowers the 99% of businesses to start on their sustainability journey, and win more customers while doing so.


Bellfield Brewery
46 Stanley Place
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH7 5TB United Kingdom

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