Climate change is one of the most important challenges for society today. The Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Engagement builds a bridge from academic insight to boardroom action to help companies reach net zero emissions and build climate resilience.
Convening senior leaders from business, finance, law, academia and civil society to accelerate climate action.
Bringing academic excellence in climate law, governance and organisational change into the boardroom.
Providing the knowledge, information and tools to support high-level decision making to address climate action.
Our mission is to encourage academic excellence in climate law and governance, and to translate and transfer this knowledge to accelerate the race to net zero emissions and climate resilience.
CCE Fireside Chat: How digitalisation can help us adapt to climate change
Join us for this Fireside Chat with CCE Hoffmann Fellow – Dr Daoping Wang. Dr Wang, along with a colleague will be chatting with Emily Farnworth, Director of CCE about how digitalisation can help us adapt to climate change. More →
Climate Change: Can we Escape the Tragedy of the Commons?
Join Emily Farnworth and fellow speakers at this discussion event More →
Women in Law: Finding Resilience in Different Pathways
The Hughes Hall Law Society celebrating International Women’s Day with a roundtable… More →
Dr Samuel Ruiz-Tagle, University of Cambridge
The Centre for Climate Engagement’s spotlight interview series explores law for climate change through the lens of a range of experts. Samuel Ruiz-Tagle, Research Associate in Administrative Law and Governance at the Centre for Climate Engagement, considers the complexities of decision making aligning the needs of local communities with national objectives to deliver net zero. More →
The UK Net Zero Review
The Government’s Net Zero Review explains the economic benefits of reaching net… More →
Blog: Organisational change and climate action
Corporate climate action is increasingly regarded as critical for the future success of organisations. However, the actions taken by most organisations fall short in genuinely changing how their behaviours and activities impact the environment. A shift in thinking is necessary in order to move beyond stagnation and to accelerate effective climate action at the organisational level. More →
Nigel Brook, Clyde &Co
Our Centre for Climate Engagement’s spotlight interview series explores law for climate change through the lens of a range of experts. Nigel Brook, who heads Clyde & Co’s UK reinsurance team and leads the firm’s global campaign on Resilience and Climate Change Risk, talks highs and lows of the transition to net zero. More →