Sustainability Directors Roundtable with Chris Stark, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change
Please note, this is a private event, by invitation only, and is intended specifically for Sustainability Directors. The invitees are carefully selected in line with The Whitehall and Industry Group’s charitable purpose, representing organisations from a variety of sectors, to bring a range of views and perspectives. If you or a colleague would like to be considered for future roundtables in this series, then please feel free to email us on [email protected]
In this Roundtable discussion, Sustainability Directors from across the sectors will come together to discuss the challenges associated with reducing scope 3 and supply chain emissions. Chris Stark, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, will open the session, before an open conversation involving all.
Chief ExecutiveCommittee on Climate Change
Chris Stark is the Chief Executive of the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC), the public body tasked by the Climate Change Act to be the independent authority on tackling climate change. Chris leads a team of analysts and specialists, offering expert insight into the challenges of reducing UK emissions and adapting to the changing climate. Chris led the CCC’s work in 2019 to recommend a new ‘Net Zero’ target for the UK – now brought into law. He speaks regularly on the transition to a zero carbon economy and the need to confront climate change with urgency. Chris has wide experience in government. He has designed economic policy in Whitehall, including in HM Treasury and the former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. He was previously Director of Energy and Climate Change in the Scottish Government, leading the development of the Scottish energy and climate strategies.