01 - 03 March 2022 | ExCeL, London

01 - 03 March 2022 | ExCeL, London

Making the shift to a resilient, zero-carbon financial future

02 March / 10.30-11.30

We cannot hide from the science telling us that we are fast approaching dangerous tipping points for the earth’s systems. This is a problem for all of us, affecting all aspects of our lives and not one to leave solely to government, business or individuals to solve. As Johan Rockström, director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, spelled out clearly: “We need bankers as well as activists – we have 10 years to cut emissions by half.”

  • What is the nature of the new political economy that can take us back from the brink and create a resilient, low climate risk future for all? 
  • What is the practical financial infrastructure for green finance?
  • How should the banking system change to respond?
  • What are the impacts of climate-related financial disclosures and nature-related financial disclosures on decision-making? 
  • How do we address these critical issues and what does it mean for built and natural environment professionals in their work?

This session explores the risks and solutions around these questions.

Curated by

Panel overview:

Chair:

Nick Molho, Chief Executive Officer, Aldersgate Group

Panel:

The challenge of establishing a greener tax system.

Andrew Simms, Coordinator of the Rapid Transition Alliance, an author, co-director of the New Weather Institute and Assistant Director of Scientists for Global Responsibility, a Research Associate at the University of Sussex

The challenge to establish a real, practice financial infrastructure and banking system for green finance.

Tony Greenham, Executive Director at South West Mutual, former Director of Economics at the Royal Society of Arts and Founding member of the Financing A Just Transition Alliance

The challenge for investment and the risk of stranded asset

Sarah Ratcliffe, Chief Executive, Better Buildings Partnership

The challenge for engineering and infrastructure

Dr Kristen MacAskill, Assistant Professor in Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development at the Department, University of Cambridge and collaborator with the Resilience Shift

The challenge for planning

Cllr Katie Thornborrow, Cambridge City Council

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Futurebuild 2022 will be curated into six sections, providing innovative solutions to address the biggest challenges facing the built environment.
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