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Climate Capital: Developing Sustainable Future Cities

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Cities are the focal points of commerce, innovation and communities, and while they only cover roughly 3-4% of the world’s surface, they produce 75% of global GDP and contribute to over more than 70% of global carbon emissions. As the race to net-zero intensifies, it’s clear that urban areas have a crucial role to play in the delivery and implementation of a decarbonized world. In the words of the World Economic Forum, ‘’Cities are at the heart of our journey to net-zero.’’ A greener and smarter city not only encourages a more sustainable way of living but promotes access and opportunity to companies who align with its environmental targets and values. This forum, the fourth in the FT Race to Net-Zero series, will ask panelists to explore how the development of urban areas can shine a light on what a successful decarbonization strategy looks like. In a series of conversations, policymakers, investors and key industry stakeholders will discuss the steps needed to set a sustainable path for future cities in the global fight against climate change.

In partnership with FT Live.

+ Lamia Kamal-Chaoui / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
+ Laura Feinstein / SPUR
+ Elizabeth Thompson / U.S. Green Building Council
+ Mohsen Mostafavi / Harvard University
+ George Hammond / Financial Times
+ Greg Clark / HSBC
+ Debra Lam / Partnership for Inclusive Innovation
+ Andres Guevara / BP
+ Rohit “Rit” Aggarwala / Columbia University
+ Richard Waters / Financial Times
+ Nikolaus Lang / Boston Consulting Group
+ Patrick McGee / Financial Times
+ Seleta Reynolds / Los Angeles Department of Transportation
+ Liesl Eichler Clark / State of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
+ Timothy Papandreou / Emerging Transport Advisors

 

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