Thank you for joining us for this live written panel discussion to explore how business can ensure people are at the centre of climate action. The live segment of this event is now over, however you can still post your comments. This event is part of an ongoing programme of conversation and collaboration in the lead up to COP27 on business and climate justice.
Thursday 7 April, 10am-11am EST/ 3pm-4pm BST
This online discussion explored how to prevent the transition to net-zero from having adverse impacts on people’s human rights - both in companies’ direct operations and across their supply chains. It also explored how to help companies’ human rights and environment (E&S) colleagues overcome siloed ways of working and finding shared solutions to the challenges.
Phil Bloomer, Director, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre
Daniella Foster Global VP & Head, Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability, Consumer Health, Bayer
Laura Kelly, Director, IIED
Amanda Kron, Associate Expert, Climate Change and Environment, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Richard Morgan, Head of Government Relations, Anglo American
David Taylor, Policy Manager, Fairtrade Foundation
Nina Vollmer, Research Manager, Global Child Forum
Barbara Merz, Managing Director, Pathfinder International
Emma Williams, Sustainability Consultant, Change By Degrees
Moderator: Alice Allan, Collaboration Director, Business Fights Poverty
- What examples of emerging best practices exist and where are companies taking action, (core business, community investment and policy)?
- Which sectors are doing this well? What are the biggest challenges?
- What role can technology, including social technology, play to ensure that impacted communities have a greater say in the decisions being made?
This is a text-based discussion which remains open, so please do continue to share your insights.
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