Past Event

Futurebuild Conference, day two: Leading Transformative Change

2 March 2022 at 10:30AM

ExCel, London

On Day two of the Futurebuild conference, Rapid Transition Alliance founder Andrew Simms will be speaking about how we can establish a greener tax system.  Find out more

Making the shift to a resilient, zero carbon financial future

We cannot hide from the science telling us that we are fast approaching dangerous tipping points for the earth’s systems. This is a problem for all of us, affecting all aspects of our lives and not one to leave solely to government, business or individuals to solve.

Nick Molho, Chief Executive Officer, Aldersgate Group

The challenge of establishing a greener tax system
Andrew Simms, Coordinator of the Rapid Transition Alliance, an author, co-director of the New Weather Institute and Assistant Director of Scientists for Global Responsibility, a Research Associate at the University of Sussex

The challenge to establish a real, practice financial infrastructure and banking system for green finance.
Tony Greenham, Executive Director at South West Mutual, former Director of Economics at the Royal Society of Arts and Founding member of the Financing A Just Transition Alliance

The challenge for investment and the risk of stranded asset
Sarah Ratcliffe, Chief Executive, Better Buildings Partnership

The challenge for engineering and infrastructure
Dr Kristen MacAskill, Assistant Professor in Engineering, Environment and Sustainable Development at the Department, University of Cambridge and collaborator with the Resilience Shift

The challenge for planning
Cllr Katie Thornborrow, Cambridge City Council