With public and political concern about climate change at an all-time high, business needs to show it is part of the solution. Gain expert insight from the CBI Head of Energy & Climate Change at this policy briefing.
The transition to a low-carbon economy presents new opportunities for business, as well as challenges that needs to be overcome. The UK has set an ambitious target to reduce emissions to net-zero by 2050. This is a vital response to the threat of climate change and the country’s international commitments to act on this.
The business community is already playing a huge role in responding to the challenge by developing new technologies and services to help reduce emissions. 2020 sees the UK host the important UN COP26 climate conference, which will provide a major platform for the business community to demonstrate the action they are taking to tackle climate change.
- Gain expert insight from James Diggle, Head of Energy and Climate Change, helping you to understand the latest developments in the policy landscape and how this is impacting business investment decisions
- Increase your insight into what the Green Finance Strategy might mean for your business
- Hear from leading businesses on their approach to reducing emissions and becoming more sustainable
- Discuss plans for this year’s UN climate conference (COP26) and how you can be involved
- Engage with industry peers and build your professional network
James Diggle, Head of Energy and Climate Change, CBI
James leads the CBI’s Energy & Climate Change team, supporting policy development and campaigns, while speaking on behalf of the CBI and its members. He joined the CBI in early 2019 from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders where he led the political engagement on Brexit, the switch to low-emission vehicles and the future of diesel.
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