Webinar: Looking Ahead to COP26: Driving Climate Action with Nigel Topping, High Level Climate Action Champion, COP26

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COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Summit, will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021. As part of a series covering the summit and how the UK is preparing as host, we are delighted to be joined by Nigel Topping, the UK’s High-Level Climate Action Champion for COP26.

Responsible for strengthening the collaboration between businesses, investors, organisations, cities, and regions on climate change, Nigel will be working closely with his Chilean counterpart, Gonzalo Muñoz, to ensure that all parties to the United Nations are coordinated in their ambitions for a cleaner, greener world.

Join us as Nigel discusses:

  • The nature of his role and responsibilities as the UK’s High-Level Climate Action Champion
  • How business, government and the NfP sector can work effectively with Nigel and the other Champions to drive climate action worldwide
  • What the UK government hope to achieve between now and COP26
  • The way in which the UK’s Climate Action Champion will work with other UN member states on these goals
  • Nigel Topping

    High-Level Climate Action Champion

    COP26

    Nigel Topping is the UK's High-Level Climate Action Champion, appointed by the UK Prime Minister in January 2020. Nigel works alongside the Chilean High-Level Climate Action Champion, Gonzalo Muñoz. The role of the high-level champions is to strengthen collaboration and drive action from businesses, investors, organisations, cities, and regions on climate change, and coordinate this work with governments and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Nigel was most recently CEO of We Mean Business, a coalition of businesses working to accelerate the transition to a zero carbon economy. Prior to that he was Executive Director of the Carbon Disclosure Project, following an 18 year career in the private sector, having worked across the world in emerging markets and manufacturing.

 

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