Thu, 24 Nov|
Let’s talk COP27! How the private sector is creating value in the net zero transition
A high-level inspirational and networking event to discuss the business case for the net-zero transition including best practices, lessons learned and take-home messages from climate leaders.
Time & Location
24 Nov 2022, 18:00 – 20:00
The Merode, Pl. Poelaert 6, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
About the event
From November 7 to 18, the global effort to halt climate change will experience an important momentum during the 27th climate COP. In its aftermath, we will host a high-level inspirational and networking event during which we will evaluate its outcome and zoom in on how to accelerate climate action in Belgium & Europe with specific attention for voluntary corporate decarbonization.
Join the Belgian Alliance for Climate Action, Chapter Zero Brussels and TheMerode to discuss the business case for the net-zero transition – including best practices, lessons learned and take-home messages from acknowledged climate leaders.
18.30 Introduction note - DENIS KNOOPS (PRESIDENT THEMERODE)
18.40 Keynote reflecting on the COP27 outcomes and the effects on the European Union - VERONIKA HUNT SAFRANKOVA (HEAD, UNEP BRUSSELS OFFICE)
18.50 Keynote on the opportunities of corporate decarbonization - NATHALIE PFAFF SEIGLE (GENERAL MANAGER / CEO BELGIUM LUXEMBURG DANONE)
19.00 Introduction to Chapter Zero and panel discussion - NATACHA LIPPENS (CHAIR OF CHAPTER ZERO BRUSSELS)
19:05 Panel - Executive level discussion on the role of the corporate sector in reaching the climate goals & how to
accelerate action moderated by Sofie Defour (freelance consultant The Moonshot Initiative)
FIONA DU MONCEAU (BOARD MEMBER UCB)
NATHALIE PFAFF SEIGLE (CEO BELGIUM - LUXEMBURG DANONE)
CÉDRIC VANHOECK (RESORTECS’ CO-FOUNDER AND CEO)
LAURENCE GRAFF (ADVISER CLIMATE PACT, DG CLIMATE EUROPEAN COMMISSION - EU)
19.50 Closing remarks by BACA - ANTOINE LEBRUN & MARIE DELVAULX (CEO’S WWF BELGIUM AND THE SHIFT)