SME Climate Action – Practical steps for SMEs to make their business more sustainable

28 Apr 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

IoD East of England & The Centre for Climate Engagement will be collaborating on quarterly events throughout 2022 to engage with local non-executive directors and board members to take climate action in the area. This first event will focus on SME engagement – awareness, governance, race to zero, best practise.  More →

An Audience with Nigel Topping

07 Mar 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Centre for Climate Engagement (CCE) supported a three-day visit to the University of Cambridge by Nigel Topping, the UN High Level Champion for Climate Action, to showcase the range of research and initiatives supporting a zero-carbon world as part of Cambridge Zero. More →

Seizing the business opportunities of net zero

20 Jan 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

At this Chapter Zero event Emily Farnworth, Co-Director of the Centre for Climate Engagement will explore the wealth of business opportunities involved in the transition to net zero with Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Director of Cambridge Zero at Cambridge University and Simon Carter, CEO of British Land, which has committed to achieving a net zero carbon portfolio by 2030. More →

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 →