PROTECTION FOR AN EVOLVED CAPITALISM: How B Corps are Leading the Way

Breakout session | Stage 1 Host: B Lab For over a decade, B Corps have pioneered a better way of doing business and, in doing so, provided a proof-of concept that a stakeholder-centric global economy is possible. These business leaders, like all of us, now find themselves asking what it means to deliver for a […]

Climate justice: Building bridges between climate action and human rights

Lightning Talk | Stage 1 It’s impossible to separate climate change from inequality and injustice, but there is hope for change. Lisa Manley, Vice President of Sustainability at Mars – a long time social and environmental activist will talk about why she is hopeful about the climate justice movement.   Speaker [tmm name=”climate-justice-building-bridges-between-climate-action-and-human-rights-2″]

Climate and Education: Urgency + Optimism = Action Through Climate Education

Breakout session | Stage 3 Host: World’s Largest Lesson Education is so central for facilitating development that each one of the 17 SDGs includes a target which relates to or depends upon learning and education. Yet education curricula still remain rooted in the past. If we want to find solutions for the climate and environmental […]

Climate and Fragility: Reimagining risk and resilience for a global future

Breakout session | Stage 2   Host: ODI People and our planet face multiple and increasingly complex threats. Vulnerable communities in the poorest countries must navigate an assault course of interrelated threats – exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. From environmental degradation including climate change, increasing economic and financial instability, to the increasing spread of organised […]

CLIMATE AND COLLABORATION: The Moment is Now

Breakout session | Stage 1   Host: UN Climate Change COVID19 has not stopped the climate emergency. In fact – while the world continues to grapple with the impacts of the pandemic – 2020 is poised to become yet another year of temperature records and devastating weather extremes. But while we are standing at the […]

SDG Moment in focus – People

SDG Moment in focus – People | Stage 1   This session will provide a deeper dive into what is at stake, and what is needed for achieving healthy societies, gender parity and ending inequalities and extreme poverty in this current climate. The principals from the UN Development Programme, UN Women and the UN Environment […]