UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


ISR Deputy Director Michael Grubb joins advisory board for the World's first Net Zero Festival

6 March 2020

ISR Deputy Director Professor Michael Grubb has joined the advisory board for BusinessGreen's Net Zero festival which will be taking place in the autumn.

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Europe's leading sustainable business media brand, BusinessGreen, has announced a wave of high profile partners, sponsors, and advisors in support of the world's first Net Zero Festival this autumn.

Scheduled for September 30th at The Brewery in central London, the inaugural Net Zero Festival will bring together over 500 business leaders, politicians, academics, and campaigners to explore how to accelerate and optimise the global net zero transition. 

Alongside Professor Grubb (Professor of Energy and Climate Change) on the Advisory Board for the Festival, there will be a host of leading sustainability executives and green business experts, such as BT's Ginér, head of sustainable business at M&S Carmel McQuaid, corporate affairs and sustainability director at Landsec Caroline Hill, Carbon Tracker's Mark Campanale, director of Cambridge Zero and leading climate scientist Dr Emily Shuckburgh, and many others. 

In support of the event, BusinessGreen is has announced a host of top partners that have pledged to support and promote the event, including sustainable business bodies We Mean Business, Aldersgate Group, the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), and CDP; trade associations such as RenewableUK, the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association, and the Carbon Capture and Storage Association; leading media and events brands Fully Charged and Carbon Forward; and top environmental charities and think tanks such as Hubbub and Green Alliance.