Maintaining Momentum in Climate Action post-COP26: the Race to Resilience

The extreme weather experienced throughout many parts of the world in 2021 has made the importance of rapid, concerted action to build global climate resilience abundantly clear. Following the COP26 summit in November, WIG is delighted to host this session exploring the 'Race to Resileince' initiative. 

Join us for your opportunity to:

  • Enhance your understanding of the climate adaptation and mitigation challenges the 'Race to Resilience' seeks to address 
  • Learn how organisations across the sectors can get involved in the campaign, and build climate resilience into environmental strategies alongside net zero targets
  • Discuss the role of cross-sector collaboration in delivering meaningful action, from sustainable finance to resilient infrastructure and nature-based solutions    

Speaker

  • Bridget Jackson

    Business Engagement Lead and Chief Sustainability Officer

    UN High Level Climate Champions Team and PWC

    Bridget Jackson is the Business Engagement Lead at the United Nations High Level Climate Champions Team, whose role is to engage non-state actors in climate action via the Race to Zero campaign, ahead of the COP26 Climate Summit taking place in Glasgow later this year. She has also been the Chief Sustainability Officer at PwC UK since 2010, overseeing a 60% reduction in scope 1, 2 and 3 absolute greenhouse gas emissions between 2007 to 2020, and architecting the global PwC Network Net Zero by 2030 commitment, launched last year. A strategist by background, she previously held multiple leadership positions in industry and in a global management consultancy. Bridget is a Fellow of the ICRS, a former commissioner of the London Sustainable Development Commission, and a member of BITC’s Climate Action Leaders Group and Net Zero Taskforce, where she shares insights and lessons freely to help accelerate the transition to a net zero economy.

 

 

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