To inform and inspire London’s financial decision makers across all sectors to invest for a future beyond fossil fuels
Thursday 4th July from 1-5pm
BMA House Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9JP
Join the Climate Change Collaboration at 1.00pm for a networking lunch, with the first panel discussion beginning at 1.30pm looking at why DivestInvest is needed, and its potential for accelerating climate action. This is followed by a roundtable discussion and a second panel where the practical aspects of DivestInvest will be explored. The event will end by 4.15pm with further opportunity for networking until 5pm.
The host for the afternoon will be Prince Abdi, Londoner and stand-up comedian. Speakers include David Blood (Generation Investment), and a cross sectoral panel of experts including Deputy Mayor Shirley Rodrigues, Ben Caldecott (Smith School of Environment and Enterprise), Jonathan Rowson (Perspectiva), Deirdre Duff (MedAct), Kelly Trout (Oil Change International), the Big Exchange, and Lewisham Councillor Sakinha Sheikh, with closing remarks from Mark Campanale (Carbon Tracker).
DivestInvest Your Capital is part of London Climate Action Week #LDNClimateAction, which runs from 1-8 July, and is convened by the Mayor of London. It’s a chance to share world-leading low carbon solutions and expertise, and highlight what London is doing to tackle the climate emergency.