ICC Sydney
ICC Sydney, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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Event Date Wed Jul 7 AEST (3 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Jul 6 6:30pm - Wed Jul 7 3:00am
Location ICC Sydney
14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Region APAC

From droughts to flooding rains, from a domestic recycling emergency to the horror bushfire season of 2019/2020, there is no doubt: across Australia, the impacts of climate change are already being felt. And it will only get worse. All levels of government, companies large and small, investors and citizens demand urgent action.

But how can the world mitigate the worst affects of climate change and limit global warming to 1.5°C? How can we turn the biggest polluters of the planet into its protectors? Go from carbon neutrality to carbon negativity? Shift from ambition to action?

In this science-focused Summit, sustainability leaders from Australia and abroad will share strident decisions and goals, clear and actionable insights for organisations and governments. Join us as we connect Australia’s corporate leaders and policymakers to catalyse immediate action now.


2021 Speakers

Professor Jim Skea
Co-Chair, Working Group III, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Professor of Sustainable Energy, Imperial College London

Kate Brandt
Sustainability Officer, Google

The Hon Matt Kean MP
Minister for Energy and Environment, NSW

Emily Woodland
Co-Head Sustainable Investing APAC, BlackRock

Liz Chatwin
Country President, AstraZeneca Australia

Matthew Halliday
Managing Director and CEO, Ampol Limited

Steven Worrall
Managing Director, Microsoft Australia

Dr Fiona Wild
Vice President, Climate Change and Sustainability, BHP

Dr Alan Finkel AO
Special Adviser to the Australian Government on Low Emissions Technology and Chair, Technology Investment Advisory Council, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Brad Banducci
CEO, Woolworths Groups

Paul Gleeson
Managing Director, Energy, Resources & Water, Aurecon

Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla
Director, Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology, UNSW Sydney

Janette O’Neill
Group Head of Sustainability, QBE Insurance

Richard Smith
Director of Sustainability, Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific

Raphael Geminder
Chairman, Pact Group

Lisa McLean
CEO, NSW Circular

Ian Learmonth
CEO, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Emma Herd
CEO, Investor Group on Climate Change

Chris Foley
Head of Energy and Environment, Kmart Group

Meredith Banks
Head of Sustainability, Vicinity Centres

Tom Penny
Head of Environment, Telstra

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Commonwealth Bank of Australia
• Woolworths Group

• PwC

• Aurecon