The Economist Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP26

Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP26

At Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP26, you will hear from global corporations, policymakers, and investors who are committed to reversing climate change through innovative thinking. Methods to lower emissions, improve sustainability and the transition to renewables that actively protect the environment will be discussed in depth.

Packed with insightful panel discussions and case studies, innovative investment opportunities and hackathons, the event’s deep analysis from senior-level speakers creates opportunities that can influence the emergence of a sustainable economy. Join 8000+ attendees and hear from 110+ speakers across 25+ sessions.

The 4 day agenda will focus on discussions regarding Advancing to net zero, Responsible consumption and production, Moving from fossil fuels to renewables and the UN decade of ecosystem restoration.

On Tuesday 5th October at 13:30, our expert Michael Rea will discuss how heavy industries can move away from natural resource dependency and swap reliance on fossil fuels for renewable energy instead. Expect to hear about what standards, funding and policy planning is required to make the shift.