Transform: Energy & Carbon

10:30am–11:00am BST

KEYNOTE: Delivering a Green, Clean Form of Rebuild Amidst Covid-19

Europe has targeted a Clean rebuild of the economy post Covid-19. Businesses understand that financial sustainability now means low carbon. Understand how companies are planning to balance their immediate business priorities with the increasing impediment to decarbonise. How much can we sacrifice? How much can we spend now?

Dr. Fatih Birol Executive Director International Energy Agency

Matthew Green Journalist Reuters News

11:00am–11:15am BST

Exclusive Case Study with UNFCCC

Gonzalo Munoz Chilean COP Champion, COP26 team UNFCCC

Terry Slavin Editor-in-Chief - Sustainable Business Reuters Events

11:15am–11:45am BST

KEYNOTE: Embedding a Low-Carbon Mindset Across Your Organisation: Departmental Collaboration for Deep Decarbonisation

To truly decarbonise, companies must collaborate across a product’s lifecycle, from research & product development, material resourcing, and supply-chain operations, right through to retail and customer end-use. Hear how leaders are managing this collaborative decarbonisation across multiple departments, geographies, and disciplines through embedding a carbon consciousness across the organisation and product lifecycle.


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Pia Heidenmark Cook Chief Sustainability Officer IKEA

Marc Engel Chief Supply Chain Officer Unilever

Chair: Sam Kimmins Head of RE100 The Climate Group

11:45am–12:15pm BST

The Future of Businesses and Carbon Strategy: More than Just Targets

Laying down targets across various areas of your business is one thing, achieving them is another. Understand how businesses must govern GHG mitigation by highlighting the importance of behaviour to the impacts of emissions and tying performance to decarbonisation targets, ring-fencing funding for decarbonisation and much more.

Scott Foster Director of Sustainable Energy UNECE

12:15pm–12:45pm BST

Exclusive Case Study

12:45pm–1:30pm BST

Embedding Climate Risk into Enterprise Risk Management Process

As illustrated by Covid-19, identified risks will occur sooner or later. It is imperative that companies prepare their business operations for the physical risks associated with Climate Change and the impending changes that a net-zero transition will bring. Learn how companies are using the latest technologies to strategise for differing scenarios and embedding the most salient risks within their Enterprise Risk Management processes.


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Roberta Barbieri Vice President Global Sustainability PepsiCo

Keyvan Macedo Sustainability Director Natura & Co

Maria Fargemann Chief Climate Expert Nordea

Chair: Rana Adib Executive Director REN21

1:30pm–1:45pm BST

Supercharging Green Energy Development Across Your Supply-Chain Through Collaborations

Discover how companies are leveraging their procurement function to advance clean energy in their supply chain. Get the latest on company collaborations aimed at decarbonising shared suppliers through clean and energy efficient solutions


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Kathrin Brost VP Global Forwarding GoGreen Programme DHL

1:45pm–2:30pm BST

Creating a Carbon Conscious Supply Chain

Options to reducing scope 3 emissions are limited. Listen to leaders discuss their innovative approaches to decarbonising their supply-chains, from new technologies and strategies, moving suppliers closer to choosing lower carbon transport options.


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Diana Visser Senior Director of Sustainability Corbion

Vance Merolla Worldwide Director of Global Sustainability Colgate Palmolive Company

2:30pm–2:45pm BST

Exclusive Insights: Reinventing ESG – Measuring Transition Opportunity and Risk in Carbon Intensive Sectors

Reuters ESG analytics partner Constellation Research and Technology (Constellation), is releasing new transition readiness metrics combining ESG and financial data with granular sales, production, and operational benchmarking data for carbon intensive sectors.  Beginning with the auto sector, the new rule-based, quantitative performance metrics, part of Constellation’s Maturity and Momentum model, enable comparisons of automakers between 2015 and 2019 on many dimensions, including:

  • A rating of future ambition of each company’s projected sales of alternative drive vehicles, weighted by drive type and timeline
  • A 2oC pathway alignment metric out to 2030 for each automaker
  • A new Sustainable Value Ratio assessing the transition opportunity and risk for each automaker
  • Composite sales and sales trends scores for all types of alternative drive vehicles
  • The average grams of CO2e/km emitted by the actual sold fleet for most automakers

Tim Nixon Co-Founder, SVP Business Development & Partnerships Constellation Research

2:45pm–3:15pm BST

Leveraging Digital Technology for Scope 3 Strategy and Delivery with Microsoft

Setting science-based targets is one thing, developing a strategy for delivery and measuring progress is another. Hear how leading corporates are leveraging digital technology to aid their decarbonisation journey; monitoring carbon hotspots and remote supply-chain operations through satellite imagery.


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Shelley McKinley VP of Technology and Corporate Responsibility Microsoft

Chair: Matthew Green Journalist Reuters News

10:00am–10:30am BST

KEYNOTE: Reuters News Fireside with J.P. Morgan

Jean-Xavier Hecker Co-Head of ESG Research J.P. Morgan

Matthew Green Journalist Reuters News

10:30am–11:00am BST

Low Carbon Manufacturing: The Key to Making Low-Carbon Future a Reality – Live Q&A

Climate change is striking harder than usual, how do we strive for industrial growth while driving low-carbon manufacturing practices. Learn how multinational brands such as adidas are working on their carbon roadmap: Lessons learnt, targets established, tools developed, transforming carbon ambitions into action; including identifying solutions to work with global suppliers and involving suppliers in their journey of accelerating low carbon manufacturing.


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Tracy Nilsson Senior Director, Social Environmental Affairs Adidas

11:00am–11:15am BST

Corporations Leading the Low-Carbon Transition: Collaboration, Community Investment, and Corporate Activism

Companies are not limited to their own scope 1,2, & 3 emissions in the climate fight. Hear how corporates are investing in low-carbon initiatives in their communities, how they are collaborating with each other to decarbonise shared suppliers across the world, and how they are lobbying for greener regulation at the regional, national, and international level.

Maria Mendulice CEO We Mean Business Coalition

Ezgi Barcenas Global Head of Sustainability AB In Bev

Faustine Delasalle Director Energy Transitions Commission

11:15am–12:00pm BST

Achieving Net-Zero: Identifying Nature Based Solutions Most Suited to your Needs

Most companies will look to Nature Based Solutions to help offset their emissions and assist their low-carbon transition. Understand how you identify initiatives that most suit your needs, both now and in the future. Learn how leading corporates have identified ambitious partnerships and investments to accelerate their transition.


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Markus Pfanner VP Sustainability Tetra Pak

Chair: Terry Slavin Editor-in-Chief - Sustainable Business Reuters Events

12:00pm–12:15pm BST

Achieving Net-Zero: Setting Science Based Targets for the Climate

Erin Billman Exectuive Director Science Based Targets Network

12:15pm–1:00pm BST

Identifying and Investing in New Energy Solutions

To deliver a low-carbon transition companies must identify and invest in new low-carbon energy solutions. However identifying and appropriating upfront costs can be restricting. Hear how companies have taken innovative and collaborative approaches to assist their low-carbon transition.

Cyril Yee Co-Founder, Head of Investments and Research Rocky Mountain Institute

Tyler Hamilton Director of Ecosystem, Cleantech MaRS

Chair: Nelson Switzer Managing Partner Innovation Capital

1:00pm–1:15pm BST

Putting Theory into Practice From Theory to Practice: Exploring the Practicalities of Implementing the Energy Transition

Jonas Persson MD of Sustainability and Head of Energy & Utilities Lloyds

Chair: Mike Scott Founder Carbon Copy Communications

1:15pm–2:00pm BST

Securing Finance for Low Carbon initiatives

In uncertain economic times, securing funding for decarbonising initiatives can be difficult. Hear how industry leaders have approached the issue, tying procurement programs, new product development, and supply-chain initiatives to a decarbonisation strategy


Want to share thought leadership? Contact us now!

Herve Duteil Chief Sustainability Officer BNP Paribas Americas

Mindy Lubber CEO Ceres

Zoe Knight Group Head of Sustainable Finance HSBC

Chair: Professor Charles Donovan Executive Director of the Centre for Climate Finance, and Investment Imperial College Business School

2:00pm–2:15pm BST

Financing the Energy Transition During Covid-19

Karolina Ryszka Economist Energy Transition Rabobank

Terry Slavin Editor-in-Chief - Sustainable Business Reuters Events

2:15pm–3:00pm BST

Achieving Net-Zero: Identifying Nature Based Solutions Most Suited to your Needs

Most companies will look to Nature Based Solutions to help offset their emissions and assist their low-carbon transition. Understand how you identify initiatives that most suit your needs, both now and in the future. Learn how leading corporates have identified ambitious partnerships and investments to accelerate their transition.

Ibrahim Al Zu’bi Chief Sustainability Officer Majid Al Futtaim

3:00pm–3:30pm BST

A Look Ahead: The Future of Businesses and Carbon Strategy -Becoming Carbon Positive

Kai Török Chief Reputation Officer MAX Burgers

Liam Dowd Managing Director - Sustainable Business Reuters Events