UBC Sauder School of Business: Centre for Climate and Business Solutions (CCBS)


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Watch the second Faces of Forum interview as Executive Director of UBC Sauder’s Centre for Climate and Business Solutions (CCBS), Kookai Chaimahawong, joins GLOBE’s Elizabeth Shirt to discuss how leaders think about climate and how connecting with skeptics can drive transformative climate action.

For the first time at GLOBE Forum 2024, it was our pleasure to collaborate with CCBS on the dynamic debate session, Bridging the Climate Divide: Idealism, Pragmatism and Realism on the Road to Net Zero.


ABOUT 

The Centre for Climate and Business Solutions at UBC Sauder School of Business is a dynamic hub for climate-focused business education and problem-driven research. Grounded in robust research and a commitment to innovation and partnership, the Centre is dedicated to transforming ambitious sustainability goals into practical, actionable strategies, fostering a climate-positive future. Central to its mission are three interlinked strategies: accelerating business talent into climate careers, driving climate solutions in partnership with global industries, and convening thought leaders to crystallize complex climate issues into actionable strategies. These strategies form the foundation of the Centre’s initiatives, steering businesses and policymakers towards sustainable, effective outcomes.

 

Partner Sessions

Bridging the Climate Divide: Idealism, Pragmatism and Realism on the Road to Net Zero

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Intersectional Track
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Government Policy and Corporate Governance
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Featuring
Justin Bull Academic Director, Centre for Climate and Business Solutions, UBC Sauder School of Business
Jackie Forrest Executive Director, ARC Energy Research Institute & Managing Director, ARC Financial Corp.
Merran Smith President, New Economy Canada
Fellow, Simon Fraser University
In collaboration with