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Reuters announces climate defining agenda for Reuters IMPACT

Reuters, the world’s leading provider of trusted news, insight and analysis, announced today its climate defining agenda at Reuters IMPACT on October 4-6, ahead of the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26).

Reuters IMPACT will unite world leaders, big business, and forward-thinking pioneers in an agenda-setting summit to mobilize global leaders on climate action. Bringing together more than 25,000 attendees, it will be the largest climate gathering pre-COP26 – exploring and shaping discussions on how businesses can play a role in averting the impacts of climate change.

The complete agenda for Reuters IMPACT is available to view here.

Speakers include:

  • Inger Anderson, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
  • Gerry Brandon, Chief Executive, DeepVerge
  • Matt Damon, Actor & Co-Founder, & WaterEquity
  • Robert Downey Jr., Actor & Founder, Footprint Coalition
  • Ignacio Galan, Chairman and CEO, Iberdrola
  • Al Gore, Former U.S. Vice President
  • Amina Hamidi, Chief Technology Officer, ABB
  • Dave Hopping, CEO Smart Infrastructure Solutions & Services, Siemens
  • Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland
  • Noel Kinder, Chief Sustainability Officer, Nike
  • Kristina Kloberdanz, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mastercard
  • Dalton Maine, Partner, Bain & Company
  • Jennifer Morgan, Chief Executive Officer, Greenpeace
  • Ken Murphy, Group Chief Executive, Tesco
  • Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland
  • Teresa Ribera, Deputy Prime Minister for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, Spain
  • Nico Rosberg, Former Formula 1 Champion and Sustainably Entrepreneur
  • Alok Sharma, President, COP26
  • Jakob Stausholm, Chief Executive, Rio Tinto
  • Ali Tabrizi, Director of the award-winning documentary Seaspiracy
  • Michael Train, Chief Sustainability Officer, Emerson
  • Gary White, CEO & Co-Founder, & Water Equity
  • Doug Wright, President and CEO, Honeywell Building Technologies
  • and over 100 more business pioneers and visionaries

Key Partners Include:

  • Food and Land Use Pillar Partner: Bain & Company
  • Diamond Partner: Honeywell
  • Gold Partners: ABB | Deepverge | Emerson | Mastercard | Modern Water | Siemens
  • Strategic Partners: WBCSD | World Green Building Council

Reuters IMPACT follows the success of the inaugural Reuters Next leadership summit in January, which attracted more than 40,000 professionals from over 150 countries who came together to discuss future opportunities for change and growth, as well addressing the rifts and problems that our world and our societies face. Reuters Next returns December 1-3, 2021.

Media Contact:

Heather Carpenter

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