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How can businesses come together on climate change?

Published on Monday, 11th May 2020, contributed by Forgather Ltd

The climate emergency isn’t going away.
How can businesses come together to take action?

At the beginning of this year, the climate crisis was at the top of political and business agendas around the world. In February we saw 20,000 climate protestors march in Bristol with Greta Thunberg, and momentum was building for COP26 in Glasgow. In the space of a few short weeks, with the spread of Covid-19 everything changed. But the climate emergency isn't going away, and as we start to rebuild the economy, how can we do so in a way that’s green?

Taking place online in June, the Net Zero Sessions aim to tackle these questions and more. This series of gatherings and curated conversations will explore the role business can play in tackling the climate emergency. Our aim is to build a new community around this critical cause, by bringing together business leaders and policymakers from scaleups to blue chips to connect and find creative ways to collaborate in this time of climate crisis.

We’re drawing on a wealth of knowledge from speakers including…

  • Greg Jackson, CEO & Founder, Octopus Energy
  • Richard Walker, Managing Director, Iceland Foods
  • Vicky Murray, Sustainability Manager, Pukka Herbs
  • Kate Sandle, Director of Programmes & Engagement, B Lab UK
  • Phil Haughton, Founder, Better Food

…and more. With their help we aim to inspire and inform business leaders looking to accelerate their sustainability strategy, on topics including balancing profit and purpose, sustainable retail challenges and customer engagement. 

The Net Zero Sessions will also support Offset Earth, our charity partner who plant trees and fund carbon offsetting projects around the world. They’ll receive 100% of the £10 suggested donation fee per attendee.

To find out more and join us visit www.net-zero-summit.com