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CBI COP26 Hustings - Nature & Biodiversity

CBI COP26 Hustings - Nature & Biodiversity


11 November 2021


14:00 - 15:30


ScottishPower Head Office


CBI COP26 Hustings - Nature & Biodiversity

As world leaders gather in Glasgow for the highly anticipated COP26 fortnight, the CBI will be hosting a series of four hustings during the two weeks.

Each of the hustings will bring forward the business viewpoint on the key themes of the UK COP26 Presidency. These will be convened in the auditorium of Scottish Power’s headquarters in Glasgow and broadcast live online.

Our fourth and final in the series, in partnership with Accenture, will focus on Nature & Biodiversity, with a discussion on the alignment of the climate and nature crises to support coordinated international action to protect, conserve and restore the planet.

Our speakers will look at climate adaptation and resilience, in particular the interplay between climate and nature challenges in achieving net zero as well as the role of business in protecting natural habitats, including through their supply chains.


  • Roger Harrabin, Environment Analyst, BBC (Moderator)
  • Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist, CBI
  • Angela Francis, Chief Advisor, Economics and Economic Department, WWF-UK
  • Anna Turrell, Head of Environment, Tesco plc
  • Chris Dodwell, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Impax Asset Management
  • Karen Ross, Secretary of the CDFA (California Department of Food and Agriculture)
  • Camilla Drejer, Director of Citizenship, Sustainability and Responsibile Business, Accenture UKI

Who should attend?

This event welcomes all business leaders and is open to members and non-members alike. If you are a CEO, MD or senior executive looking to develop new business relationships or share experiences, this is the event for you.

You’ll particularly benefit from this event if you are:

  • CEO / COO / Managing Director/Environmental and Sustainable Director
  • Government Affairs/Corporate Affairs Directors/ Head of
  • Public Affairs Director/Head of
  • Strategy VP / Director
  • Finance Director

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Colette Cunningham

Events & Sponsorship Manager - Scotland