Climate Action & A Sustainable Future

Responding to the IPCC climate report

At this special Countdown to COP event, Co-Founder Paul van Zyl joins prominent economist, business adviser, and convener of coalitions Jeremy Oppenheim to distil these solutions and discuss how we can accelerate our collective response to the threat of climate change.

Unlocking investment in climate resilience and adaptation

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Just as we have seen since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, climate change has the potential to wipe out decades of progress in improving the lives and livelihoods of people living in the developing world, and now is the time for collective action.

Green Skills For a Just Transition

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 Join us as we discuss how governments and employers are already seeking to address these crucial challenges to reap the benefits of new green economic activities whilst addressing the social challenges accompanying shifts to more sustainable societies. September 1st, 6pm-7:15pm (BST)

Decarbonising the built environment

We investigate the current impacts and opportunities that the design and development of the built environment has on climate change, and vice versa.

FROM BEAN TO CUP: CREATING A TRANSPARENT COFFEE SUPPLY CHAIN

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We learnt more about the initiatives creating a more efficient coffee supply chain and, in the process, addressing disparities in power and improving livelihoods around the world.

CLIMATE JUSTICE AND THE LAW: FIRESIDE CHAT WITH JAMES THORNTON

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We held a fireside chat with James Thornton, the Founding CEO of Client Earth and Paul van Zyl, Co-Founder of The Conduit, as they discussed the future of climate litigation and the implications of climate justice in ensuring that governments and companies commit towards ensuring a just net zero emission future.

GREENING OUR CITIES: THE RISE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

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We explored recent government policies introduced to accelerate the deployment of EVs, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on urban mobility, the deployment of EV charging infrastructure, and the implications of electricity and battery demand.

BUSINESS AT ITS BEST

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The world needs business at its best – creating opportunities, helping to resolve global issues, and adding value to society. So how can we change the way we do business in order to create a better future for all?

ANGER TO ACTION: MOBILISING GLOBAL CLIMATE MOVEMENTS

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We spoke with champions of global climate movements to explore how we may chart new paths towards action, unpack the challenges that arise along the way, and share key insights on what it takes to mobilise effective movements.

FISHING FOR THE FUTURE: SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD AND FOOD SECURITY

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We explored the role of regulators, investors, entrepreneurs, and consumers in ensuring long-term resilience of ocean wildlife and our global food systems.