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We are recruiting a number of exiting positions within the Centre for Climate Engagement. If you are interested in finding out more click the links or visit our Join the Team page to see these and find upcoming roles as they become available. More →

COP26 Briefing

This briefing summarises the key climate trends and announcements of most importance for non-executive directors and industry leaders reflecting on the UN COP26 negotiations and related events in Glasgow from 31 October – 13 November 2021. More →

Boards to put climate transition at the heart of corporate strategy

On 2 November 2021, the Climate Governance Initiative released a statement, calling on board directors to put net zero at the heart of business strategy. More →

UK Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener

This summary highlights the main points in the UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy, and what it means for non-executive directors. More →

The importance of local authorities in tackling climate change

Ahead of COP26 – the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow – the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum hosted a panel discussion on the role of local authorities in tackling climate change. The online event was part of the second annual Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival. More →

Discussion Paper: Carbon Offsetting and Nature-based Solutions

Throughout 2021, the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum ran a small reading group on carbon offsetting using nature-based solutions to climate change. This discussion paper summarises some of the challenges and potential solutions identified during the reading group discussions. More →

Carbon offsetting explained

Carbon offsetting is becoming increasingly common as part of corporate climate strategies, but is subject to significant debate. Chapter Zero has recently published an explainer that provides a simple overview of offsetting and some of its key issues.

Addressing Climate Change in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

This report proposes new areas for climate action in the region including a crucial focus on a just transition, new recommendations for business and industry, waste, and the intersection between water, nature, and climate adaptation issues. More →

Climate Change 2021 – The Physical Science Basis

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report shows that human activity is unequivocally driving changes to the climate at an unprecedented scale. The science indicates there is still time to limit temperature rises, but only if we act… More →

UK Pension Schemes Act 2021 – new regulations to enhance climate disclosure

In February 2021, the UK’s Pension Schemes Act received Royal Assent, paving the way for fundamental change to the UK pensions landscape. The Act introduces new requirements in significant areas for occupational pension schemes including explicit provisions on governance and… More →