The postponed COP26 had a particular urgency, with many experts agreeing it represented the world’s last opportunity to take meaningful action towards meeting the Paris goals. What should investors make of COP26 and how best can they take action? What will the legacy of COP26 be? And most crucially, what should happen next?
We recently hosted a 30-minute LinkedIn Live event, featuring Heidi Hellmann, formerly Group Head of Strategy & Environment for Centrica, and Natasha Landell-Mills, Head of Stewardship at Sarasin & Partners. Heidi and Natasha spoke to Alexander True, Business Partner at Sarasin & Partners, to share their impressions of COP26
At this 30-minute live event, Heidi Hellmann, formerly Group Head of Strategy & Environment for Centrica, and Natasha Landell-Mills, Head of Stewardship at Sarasin & Partners discussed their impressions of how COP26 has progressed so far and outline what corporates, governments and investors must do next.
In the session, Heidi and Natasha discuss:
- The most material announcements from COP26 – and any unintended consequences they may have
- Which global commitments are most challenging for corporates
- Whether we already have the mechanisms in place to enable companies to effectively transition
- What role auditors and regulators should play
- How investment managers can push for change
- What, for companies, is the most effective catalyst for change
- What leads to a successful engagement
You can watch the recording here (Please note you need to be signed in to LinkedIn to view it)
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