Wales Climate Week (from 22 to 26 November) a five-day nationwide conversation on the Net Zero Wales plan and the collective action needed, to ensure Wales meets its climate change targets and adapts to the changing weather patterns we are already experiencing.
Our founder and CEO, Gareth Jones will be taking part in the session highlighting the business perspective when achieving a ‘Net Zero Wales’. The session will be hosted by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Business in the Community Cymru alongside:
This session will see business leaders share the progress that the private sector in Wales is making towards net zero – and equally importantly the challenges they believe lie ahead. They will be joined by the Future Generations Commissioner, who will make the case for more businesses in Wales to adopt net zero business models in line with the Well-being of Future Generations Act. The session will also explore ambitions for private sector action, and public-private sector collaboration to address climate change.
Following the launch of the Welsh Government’s Net Zero plan and the outcomes of the COP26 Climate Change Summit, this event will highlight the progress that the Welsh private sector is making towards net zero, and what challenges lie ahead. The Future Generations Commissioner will make the case for more businesses in Wales to adopt net zero business models in line with the Well-being of Future Generations Act. Business leaders will present progress to date and provide an insight into the challenges and opportunities facing business to achieve a net zero Wales by 2050. Welsh Climate Change or Economy Ministers will be invited to discuss the Welsh Government’s ambitions for private sector action, and public-private collaboration to address climate change.
COP Cymru events can be joined through their website as live broadcasts, which also provides access to ‘on-demand’ content, information on fringe events and other resources.