Events

Facilitating engagement between NEDs, academic experts, industry leaders and policymakers.

Climate Law and Governance Day, COP26

05 Nov 2021

A convening of international experts to increase ambition, harness knowledge, and advance insights in climate law and governance. Emily Farnworth, Co-Director at the Centre for Climate Engagement will be speaking during a panel discussion on ‘Net zero legal frameworks to… More →

Climate Change, the SDGs and the Law Conference

29 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021
9:30am - 6:00pm

Climate Law and Governance Initiative (CLGI) event. This conference, taking place both online and in Cambridge the week before COP26, will feature expert presentations by leading practitioners, researchers and academics in the areas of law, climate change, politics & land economy More →

A call for board-level climate action in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

29 Oct 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

IoD online event This event will highlight recommendations from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate (CPICC) report, due to launch in mid-October, with local businesses and policymakers. The overall aim is to accelerate critical local business action on… More →

The importance of local authorities in tackling climate change, Cambridge Zero Policy Forum panel discussion

20 Oct 2021

Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival This event explored the role of local authorities in tackling climate change. Delegates heard about the priorities, challenges and opportunities for local authorities. The event was chaired by Emily Farnworth, Co-Director of the Centre for Climate… More →

COP26 and the boardroom: what’s next?

07 Oct 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Chapter Zero online event As focus moves from pledges to action, what is the board’s role in defining a credible pathway to net zero? A discussion with Mark Tucker, Chair of HSBC, and Nicola Brewer, NED at Iberdrola SA, facilitated… More →

Addressing climate change on boards – an intergenerational perspective

28 Sep 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

University of Cambridge Alumni Festival – online event Emily Farnworth, Co-Director at the Centre for Climate Engagement, leads an intergenerational panel through a series of questions relating to climate issues that companies face. The discussion highlights relevant climate challenges and… More →

Aligning pension funds and corporate climate ambitions

29 Jun 2021
8:30am - 9:30am

Chapter Zero online event Where pension funds are invested is an increasing concern for businesses, employees and their stakeholders. This event, moderated by Emily Farnworth, explored how pension schemes can align with a business’s climate goals. It considered the climate… More →

The role of the board, energy transition and the harder-to-abate sectors

19 May 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Chapter Zero online event, Emily Farnworth in conversation with Adair Turner Lord Turner chairs the Energy Transitions Commission, a global coalition of leaders from across the energy landscape committed to achieving net zero by 2050. In this conversation, Emily Farnworth drew… More →