Richard Gillingwater becomes a supporting Chair for Chapter Zero
Richard Gillingwater, Chairman of SSE plc and Janus Henderson Group, as well as Senior Independent Director of Whitbread plc, has become the latest FTSE company Chair to support Chapter Zero. Richard joins Mark Tucker, Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc, David Tyler, Chairman of Hammerson plc, and Sarah Bates, Chairman of Merian Global Investors and Polar Capital Technology Trust.
In these exceptionally difficult times, Richard’s experience and support will be invaluable for Chapter Zero and our members as we ensure that climate change continues to be addressed in the boardroom, and that learnings from one crisis inform our response to the other major challenge of our time
Julie Baddeley, Chair of the Chapter Zero Board
Plans beyond pledges: Key insights on the role of boards from flagship event
An orderly transition to a low-greenhouse gas and climate-resilient economy demands robust transition planning led by effective and courageous climate leadership by boards. Read the summary from WTW on key insights on the role of boards, as well as perspectives from corporates and investors, from our flagship event.
UK Climate Policy Briefing - November 2023
Our UK policy briefing aims to highlight the latest developments in UK climate policy directly relevant to NEDs. Since our last briefing. there have been significant developments in the climate policy landscape, most notably the Climate Change Committee’s 2023 Progress Report to Parliament and the recent government U-turn on a number of key net zero targets. Although this has generated much discussion among the business community, particularly around contributing to investment uncertainty, other key initiatives such as those on corporate disclosure and transition planning, continue at pace.
Watch: Chapter Zero’s Flagship Transition Planning Event 2023
A full recording of speakers and panels from our flagship event on effective board leadership of the net zero transition held on 1 November 2023 at WTW.