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Collaborate To Innovate: Strategizing For Net Zero At The Climate Summit EMEA 2023
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) recently released an assessment of the world’s progress on climate action since the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015. The report shows that the world has made progress over the last eight years, but it is not enough, and we are not on track to limit global warming to 1.5°C.
Devising and implementing a net zero strategy is climbing to the top of the corporate agenda as pressures from investors and customers mount, TCFD-aligned regulations increase globally and climate risk scenarios play a bigger role in decision-making. It is no wonder that more than half of our survey respondents anticipate double digit increases in net zero and climate risk spend in 2023.
The 2023 Verdantix Net Zero And Climate Risk Global Corporate Survey also revealed that brand reputation was identified as the most important factor in influencing net zero strategies (45% ‘extremely important’, 46% ‘important’). A positive brand reputation is essential for an organization’s net zero strategy to succeed, as it can attract investors, highlight trust and credibility, and show that the firm has a long-term vision for resilience – not just short-term success.
As such, in order to comply with emerging regulations aligned with frameworks like the TCFD and SBTi, avoid reputational risks and meet decarbonization targets, firms need to implement transparent and actionable roadmaps to net zero – which need to include the wide range of issues relating to their business and operations.
This November in London, Verdantix will host 150+ leading sustainability professionals, technology leaders and our own industry analysts to discuss the obstacles, opportunities and solutions to multiple facets of net zero strategy, including:
Roadmaps to net zero
Carbon data reporting and management
Value of biodiversity
Net zero buildings
Register for the Verdantix Climate Summit EMEA 2023, in London on November 30th, and join us for a day of expert-led discussion sessions, featuring panellists such as:
Sian Cooke, Head of Sustainable Business, Bioregional
Saad Malik, Sustainability Director, Lloyd’s Banking Group
Yetunde Abdul, Head of Climate Action, UK Green Building Council
Sam Bower, Head of Sustainability, Balfour Beatty
Miles Durrant, Head of Environment & Climate Strategy, Royal Mail
Don’t miss your chance to connect with those at the forefront of innovative net zero strategies, share lessons learned and hear success stories from a range of perspectives.