Climate Action & A Sustainable Future

The Future of Ethical Hospitality

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The hospitality industry was amongst the hardest hit by the pandemic. As the industry starts to recover, organisations are facing two simultaneous challenges – responding to the global surge towards sustainability, and becoming more ethical employers. Our panel of award-winning chefs, restauranteurs, and business leaders discussed how the hospitality industry is rising to these challenges, and what more needs to be done.

Conduit Studio – broadcasts from COP26

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The Conduit Studio is broadcasting from COP26 in Glasgow. Here's how to watch live broadcasts and listen to our COP26 podcasts.

Tipping the Future Positive

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A tipping point is a moment when a small change triggers a large, often irreversible, response. Some scientists believe that we've already crossed some crucial tipping points, but policies, innovations, and market forces could help create the positive tipping points that will power greener economies.

COP26 – what is it, why does it matter, and why is The Conduit going?

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Crucial climate negotiations are taking place in Glasgow, the outcomes of which will have implications for the future of our planet. In this Insights article, we answer the key questions: What is COP, why does it matter, and why is The Conduit attending?

Climate Justice: A Conversation with Vanessa Nakate, Alice Aedy & Farhana Yamin

Climate activist Vanessa Nakate, documentarian Alice Aedy and environmental lawyer Farhana Yamin are three prominent voices in the global discussions around climate change and the effects it’s already having on lives. Often framed as a challenge for the next ten years, they will bring their individual perspectives and point out that the effects of climate change are already here – and it’s those who have contributed least to the problem who are feeling it first.

Investing Ahead of the Curve, with SYSTEMIQ

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The effects of climate change and the global response to it are already reshaping the global economy. While building a net-zero world – and halving emissions by 2030 – poses an unprecedented challenge, it also presents a compelling investment opportunity. Is it one that forward-thinking corporate leadership and investors are ready to grasp?

The Conduit at COP26

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Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do at The Conduit and is an issue that resonates across our membership. We will be present at COP26 in Glasgow at a crucial time for the future of our planet. Our plans include broadcasting live from the New York Times Climate Hub, our base from which we will share key learnings and solutions from respected voices widely to ensure that the moment accelerates the movement towards net zero.
An activist prusiks into a tree. Using a climbing technique known as prusiking allowed protestors to climb single ropes up into the trees pulling up the rope behind them much like a drawbridge. ©AdrianFisk

Until the Last Oak Falls – an Adrian Fisk photo essay

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Adrian Fisk is a photojournalist whose 30-year career has seen him document humanity's struggle to grapple with a planet we are responsible for changing. In this photo essay, Adrian takes us back to the mid-90s to share rare photos taken in the UK whilst embedded in the direct action environmental movement, as activists took to the trees in an attempt to prevent them from being destroyed to build a motorway.

By Adrian Fisk

Anthro-vision: Gillian Tett in conversation

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Join Gillian Tett as she launches Anthro-Vision, her eye-opening new book explaining how anthropology can help us understand human behaviour in business and beyond.

Water: A Biography | Giulio Boccaletti in Conversation

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We were delighted to host the book launch of Water: A Biography by Giulio Boccaletti. Giulio, an expert on natural resource security, reveals how the history of water distribution has shaped human civilisation, and how, with a water scarcity crisis looming, we should redefine our relationship with water.