Has Business finally woken up to climate change?

Has business finally woken up to climate change?

1:00pm - 2:00pm / Monday 17th May 2021
Type: Webinar / Category: Public / Series: Making an Impact 2021
  • Suitable for: -Civic, cultural, and city region stakeholders -Representatives from research and education sectors -Other HEIs/academics -Alumni -Current and potential industrial partners -Organisations like N8 and UUK
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Has business finally woken up to climate change?

Two experts talk about the ways in which businesses are reacting to climate change and whether they are really changing their behaviour. The session will look at both the strategic level (and how it ties in with broader discussions on sustainability) as well as more practical solutions.

Dr Charlotte Grezo
Dr Leah Robson

Charlotte has a PhD in Biological Science from Liverpool University and has worked in senior sustainability roles in major multinational companies including BP, Vodafone, Lehman Brothers and Centrica, throughout her career. Her focus has been on developing sustainability strategy, policies, performance, stakeholder engagement programmes and NGO partnerships. She currently is a member of the executive committee of Global Sustainable Capital Management, a Trustee of Botanical Gardens Conservation International and the Linnean Society and a WWF Fellow.
Leah Robson
Leah is a co-Director of whole house renewables company Your Energy Your Way. She has an 8 year track record in the successful installation of renewable energy solutions including ground source and air source heat pumps, solar PV, solar thermal, EV chargers and batteries. Building on the foundation of this work, she wants to be part of changing both the construction industry towards better gender equality and helping reduce carbon emissions and the move towards cleaner energy.