WBCSD Council Meeting 2021 will take place on 26-28 October in a fully virtual format. Council Member sessions will take place on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 October. For more information about the meeting and continuous agenda updates, please refer to our dedicated webpage. Please click HERE to add the event to your calendar. For any inquiries, please […]
The latest Events from the We Mean Business Coalition
VERGE 21: The climate tech event. Join more than 10,000 leaders online — from the private and public sectors, utilities, solution providers, investors and startups — advancing systemic solutions to address the climate crisis through five key markets: clean energy, sustainable mobility, carbon removal, regenerative food systems and — new this year — resilient infrastructure.
This event will be the fourth in a series of meetings, with the purpose of encouraging UK businesses to make commitments in this critical year of action. It will be an opportunity for UK businesses to learn about the main routes into Race to Zero and the actions they can take in the lead-up to […]
Carbon-intensive sectors have no option but to drastically reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to reach zero. Failing that global temperatures will rise beyond 2°C with dramatic consequences for the planet and humanity. Seven industrial sectors – concrete, steel, aluminium, chemicals, aviation, shipping and trucking – make up 30% of global emissions today. They can not […]
To reach the 1.5-degree scenario, there needs to be a major shift in capital flows towards low-carbon, climate-resilient options. The right frameworks, tools and analysis are vital to countries enabling this shift today, leading us into the next decade. The pandemic has provided an opportunity for governments to rebuild their economies in a green way. […]
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the virtual 2021 Climate Leadership Series, kicking off with exclusive high-level plenary sessions and the Climate Leadership Awards Showcase, October 13-15. Climate conversations continue throughout the fall with a series of expert-led webinars and workshops to address timely topics serving our ambitious efforts to meet ambitious […]
The 2021 Green Growth Summit takes place at a crucial time when the EU and its partners have the unique opportunity to transform their economies and societies to adequately respond to the climate emergency while providing economic and social benefits in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Failure to limit global warming will cause significant disruption to business. No economy is immune to the impact, and no action is not an option. A Stanford University study predicts that by the end of this century, there is a more than 75% chance that limiting warming to 1.5 °C would reduce economic damages and a more than […]
Massachusetts’ law requires that the Commonwealth reach net zero emissions no later than 2050. To meet this target, the state must adopt policies to decarbonize each sector of the economy. Massachusetts’ transportation sector emits more greenhouse gases than any other economic sector in the state. Accounting for nearly 40% of annual emissions, urgent action is […]