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The Centre for Business and Society's response to COP26

The recent COP26 summit in Glasgow brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. 

COP26 was hugely pertinent to the Centre for Business in Society given the Centre’s responsible business mantra.  Not surprisingly there have been some fascinating and highly thought-provoking blogs linked to COP26 authored by CBiS staff.   

Some of these relate to the institution itself, its failings and challenges; some relate to the implications from what was discussed; while others link to the practices needed in order to bring about the changes required:


Pathway with vine tomatoes either side.

Offshoring emissions is passing the buck

A zero-carbon future requires leadership and transparency.

Five stacks of coins with soil and plants growing on top of them.

COVID-19 and Delivering the sustainability agenda: is there any chance?

The aspirations voiced at COP26 will not be realised without the right support.

Overhead view of table of food.

The Future of Food Symposium 2021

From Recovery to Resilience.

insects on roof.

Food Systems of the Future as Climate Change Mitigation

Finding a place for Edible Insects?

Bottle of water on a supermarket shelf.

Zero Waste Packaging in Tesco Stores

Highly Desirable but Fraught with Challenges.

Illustration of cars on road with tall buildings in background.

Can Mobility Credits help resolve the urban mobility challenge?

One key mechanism in accelerating the transition to a ‘greener future’ is the development of demonstrator and pilot projects that showcase emerging technological solutions, new business models, and mobility systems.

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