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Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference

Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference

The event is perfectly placed just after the New Zealand election and before COP23 for delegates to be at the cutting edge of the fast-moving world of climate change policies. It is intended to be a one-stop shop for updates, discussion, and exchange of ideas, bringing experts, business, and policy-makers into play.

As the programme develops, we are sending these updates.

TRANSITIONING

There’s wide political support for an independent Climate Commission to plan NZ’s transition towards net zero. What form should that take? Should it focus on adaptation as well as mitigation? What impact will it have on business? Has the UK equivalent worked?

Chair: Rod Oram, Business journalist
The UK experience
Lord Deben, Chair, the Committee on Climate Change (live link)
The Way Forward for New Zealand
Dr Jan Wright, outgoing Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
Following the international example – the Zero Carbon Act
Lisa McLaren, Zero Carbon Act national convenor, Generation Zero

Panel Discussion

Pure Advantage Simon Millar, Executive Director
KPMG Julia Jones, Farm Enterprise Specialist
EDS Gary Taylor, CEO
Victoria University Associate-Professor Marjan van den Belt, Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Sustainability)
PROGRAMME

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WHEN
Tuesday 10 October - Wednesday 11 October 2017

WHERE
Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland, New Zealand

EVENT DETAILS
Conference Website


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