Getting serious about climate change: How business must step up
Climate change is one of the most important and pressing challenges facing our planet and humanity today. What is the role of business and the private sector in fighting climate change, and how can (and why must) business step up to address this challenge now?
Presented by the Montalbano Centre for Responsible Leadership Development, the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the UBC Sauder School of Business, and alumni UBC.
Lien Yeung (she/her) – Award-winning multimedia host and producer of CBC Vancouver News Saturdays and Sundays
Robert Helsley (he/him) – Dean of UBC Sauder School of Business and Grosvenor Professor of Cities, Business Economics and Public Policy
Naomi Klein (she/her) – UBC Professor of Climate Justice and Co-Director, UBC Centre for Climate Justice
Carol Liao (she/her) – Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law, Principal co-Investigator of the Canada Climate Law Initiative, UBC Sauder Distinguished Scholar, and Director of the Centre for Business Law
Tamara Vrooman (she/her) – President & CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority
Kate White (she/her) – Academic Director, Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, Senior Associate Dean, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UBC Sauder School of Business, Professorship in Consumer Insights, Prosocial Consumption and Sustainability and Professor, Marketing and Behavioural Science Division
Links provided by the speakers
- Banking on Climate Chaos
- Canada Climate Law Initiative
- Canada Climate Law Initiative: Legal Implications for Canadian Pension Plan Fiduciaries and Policy-Makers
- Harvard Business Review: The Elusive Green Consumer
- Sage Journals: How to SHIFT Consumer Behaviors to be More Sustainable: A Literature Review and Guiding Framework
- The New Yorker: Could Google's Carbon Emissions Have Effectively Doubled Overnight?
- The Tyee: Lawyers Can't Ignore Climate Change
- YVR – Environment – Net Zero
Recorded June 16, 2022.