October 24-26

Huntington Beach, California

2050 and Beyond: Innovation Today for Net-Zero Emissions

Wednesday October 25, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

The Paris Agreement set the world in motion for net-zero emissions by 2050 and its 188 climate plans all include this ground-breaking milestone. In 2010, estimated worldwide emissions from human activities totaled nearly 46 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases, a 35 percent increase from 1990. To reverse this growth curve, deep transformations will have to take place—and we have to imagine them today. For the private sector, achieving net-zero emissions will challenge current modes of production, manufacturing, consumption, product design, and financing tools. Participants will leave this session with a better understanding of the risks they will face and how to be prepared.

Session Speakers

Björn Hannappel

Björn Hannappel,

Head of Responsibility Strategy and Standards, Deutsche Post DHL Group

Brandon Owens

Brandon Owens,

Director, Environmental Strategy and Analytics, GE

Emilie Prattico

Emilie Prattico

Manager, BSR

Additional confirmed speakers will be published later this summer. Please check back for updates.

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