Green infrastructure standards conference - July 2021 Organised by the TCPA on behalf of the Green Infrastructure Partnership and Natural England, this online conference provided an opportunity to gain an understanding of: the role of green infrastructure in the delivery of a healthy green recovery through creating distinctive, community-focussed, nature-rich healthy environments that address social inequalities and climate change, how new policy and delivery initiatives such as biodiversity net gain, green social prescribing and the nature recovery network can support green infrastructure, and the draft new national Green Infrastructure Standards Framework, due to be launched in 2022, with a pre-view of GI Mapping and tools The recordings will be of particular interest to: national, regional and local politicians; planners; environmentalists; park managers; ecologists; landscape architects and land managers; developers; public health professionals; and academics. Webinar One: The role of green infrastructure in a healthy green recovery. Speakers include: Rebecca Pow MP, Environment Minister, Defra Marian Spain, Chief Executive, Natural England Joanna Averley, Chief Planner, MHCLG Prof John Newton, Director of Health Improvement, Public Health England Chair: Julia Thrift, Director of Healthier Place-making, TCPA Download the speakers' slides here. Webinar Two: Biodiversity and environmental net gain: opportunities for delivering green infrastructure Speakers include: Nick White, Principle Adviser Net Gain, Natural England Krista Patrick, Natural Capital Co-ordinator, Greater Manchester Combined Authority James Scott, Group Director of Strategy and Planning, Urban & Civic Sarah Jane Chimbwandira, CEO, Surrey Wildlife Trust Chair: Mel Hughes, Director of Sustainable Development, Natural England Download the speakers' slides here. Webinar Three: Introduction to the Green Infrastructure Standards Framework Speakers include: Judy Ling Wong, poet and environmentalist, Hon. President Black Environment Network Jane Houghton, Project Manager, Green Infrastructure Standards, Natural England Andrew Linfoot, Global Technology Lead for Landscape Architecture, Jacobs Martin Moss, Senior Adviser, Green Infrastructure, Natural England Chair: Amanda Craig, Director - Connecting People and Nature, Natural England Download the speakers' slides here.