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CEO of Greenpeace Jennifer Morgan, President Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö, Stockholm Mayor Anna König Jerlmyr, CEO of Patagonia Inc Jenna Johnson and Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp speak at final day of Reuters IMPACT

The third and final day of the Reuters IMPACT conference concluded after another full agenda, uniting leaders from around the world in a series of exclusive interviews on the global issue of climate change.   

Speakers at today’s virtual summit included CEO of Greenpeace Jennifer Morgan, President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö, Former F1 World Champion & Green Tech Investor Nico Rosberg, Stockholm Mayor Anna König Jerlmyr, CEO of Patagonia Inc Jenna Johnson, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp, and many more. 

See below the news highlights from today’s forum:

Greenpeace calls for end to carbon offsets

Carbon offsets are allowing the world’s biggest polluters to forge ahead with business plans that are threatening global climate goals, the head of Greenpeace International, Jennifer Morgan, said in an interview on Wednesday. 

World must finally think long-term – U.N. environment chief

Inger Andersen, executive director of the U.N. Environment Programme, said at Reuters IMPACT today that getting the finance industry to think longer-term is critical to addressing the climate crisis.

Dam disasters were wake up call for Brazil’s Vale, CEO says

After two deadly dam disasters that made Vale SA a pariah of the global green movement, Brazil’s largest mining company is striving to put the environment and climate at the heart of its business, Chief Executive Eduardo Bartolomeo told Reuters.

Missed a session? You can watch back any of the discussions from the last few days on-demand at this link. To continue to follow all the latest news coverage, click here, and follow live conversation at #ReutersIMPACT.

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