Webinar series: Take action for a fast & fair transition to a low-carbon economy

We need to urgently scale up renewable energy to combat climate change – but how can we do so in a way that is not only good for the planet but also for people?   

This webinar series organised by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre aims to foster action by civil society, companies and investors to bring about a fast and fair transition to a low-carbon economy for civil society, companies and investors. The webinars are hosted collaboration with ShareAction, The B Team, UN PRI and the Investor Alliance for Human Rights

Civil society takes action for a fast & fair transition to renewable energy (23 Oct, 1-2pm GMT)

Co-host: ShareAction
Summary: Join us to learn about how civil society can support a fast and fair transition to renewable energy. Hear about the latest analysis on renewable energy companies’ policies and practices on human rights, get to know new online tools & resources for monitoring company actions, and share experiences from your own work.
Webinar recording accessible here

Renewable energy companies & buyers take action for a fast & fair transition to a low-carbon economy (19 Nov, 3-3:55pm GMT)

Co-host: The B Team
Summary: Do you work in the renewable energy sector? Has your company committed to buying renewable energy? Join us to learn about labour and human rights risks in the renewable energy sector, and the actions companies are taking to address them. This webinar will be a chance to leanr from your peers and share experiences from your own work to foster a fast, fair and just transition to a net-zero emissions economy.

Investors take action for a fast & fair transition to a low-carbon economy (4 Dec, 3:30-4:30pm GMT)

Co-host: UNPRI & Investor Alliance for Human Rights
Summary: Investment in renewable energy is paramount to combat climate change – but how can we ensure that investment that is good for our planet will also be good for people?  This webinar will explore actions investors can take to ensure their renewable energy investments respect human rights and highlight the risks they can face if these protections are not in place. 

Webinar recording accessible here