The impact of air pollution in the face of climate change, and the role of companies in contributing to better air

3 November, 2021
17:00 GMT
18:00 GMT
Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Health Pavilion, Blue Zone, COP26
Side event of The CCAC at COP26

The aim of this session presented by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, IKEA and the Stockholm Environment Institute is to explain the content and application of an upcoming guide for businesses to quantify the air pollution emissions associated with their value chains.

This session will explore in detail how the guide is being developed, why and how IKEA will use it, and how this can lead to increased action by businesses to reduce air pollution, and improve human health.

Moderator:

Marcelo Mena, former Minister of Environment, Chile and member of the World Economic Form Council

Speakers: 

  • Sarah Smith, Clean Air Task Force & CCAC Board Member: Why do businesses need to take action on air pollution and why is the Climate and Clean Air Coalition supporting this?
  • Andreas Ahrens, HEad of Climate Change, Inter IKEA group: How IKEA tracks progress on greenhouse gases in its sustainability tools

  • Chris Malley, Stockholm Environment Institute: A new guide to support businesses quantify air pollutant emissions within their value chains

A moderated discussion will follow. 

Event contact

Nathan Borgford-Parnell,
Science Affairs Coordinator
Nathan.Borgford-Parnell [at] un.org
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