Corporate Climate Risks: The Scientific and Business Imperative for Action

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion on "Corporate Climate Risks: The Scientific and Business Imperative for Action" hosted by the UTS Finance Department and the UTS Business School, in collaboration with the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions. Our panel of experts will discuss the urgent need for businesses to identify and address climate risks, embrace opportunities emerging from the global shift to a low-carbon economy, and actively engage in climate action. Learn about the crucial role businesses play in achieving climate goals and driving sustainable growth while navigating the challenges of climate change. This event is ideal for professionals, academics, regulators, and anyone interested in the intersection of business, science, and climate action.

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Our esteemed panelists for this event include:

  • Prof. Mark Howden - Director of the Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions at ANU, Vice Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with other IPCC participants and Al Gore.
  • Prof. Martina Linnenluecke - Incoming Division Chair of the Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE) Division of the Academy of Management; contributing author to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6 WGII).
  • Assoc. Prof. Melissa Edwards - Research Director of the Centre for Business and Sustainable Development at the UTS Business School; Climate Action Fellow for the Australian Business Deans Council.
  • Visiting Assoc. Prof. Rawshan Ara Begum - Coordinating Lead Author of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, Working Group II; internationally renowned expert in environmental and energy economics and policy, climate change impacts, adaptation, vulnerability & mitigation, and sustainability.

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