Over the last 18 months, companies have been eager to announce their net-zero commitments. Business evangelists laud the green ambition of corporate leaders, while the cynics say it's just greenwash. Join a wide-ranging panel of experts to explore how credible the claims are, and what might happen if they turn out to be a PR stunt.

Time: 10.00 BST | 11.00 CEST

Speakers:

  • Emiliya Mychasuk, Climate Editor, Financial Times (moderator)
  • Clémentine Baldon, Founder, Baldon Avocats
  • Dr. Clemens Kaupa, Assistant Professor, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Thomas Day, NewClimate Institute
  • Maria Petzsch, Lawyer, ClientEarth
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