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Climate Chamber Mission

During COP26, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Climate Chamber Mission - a hybrid two-day international trade and knowledge exchange mission on 2 and 3 November 2021 in Glasgow.


What is the Climate Chamber Mission?

The largest trade mission ever hosted by a British Chambers of Commerce, the Climate Chamber Mission aims to create lasting partnerships between Scottish and International businesses and ultimately support the delivery of circular economy solutions, sustainability and climate targets.

Participants of this key business initiative during COP26, will be able to identify revenue opportunities, work together on new market and product ideas, collaborate on potential cost-savings and prepare for likely changes in governmental climate regulations. 

View Climate Chamber Mission brochure here

Would you like to learn from leading sustainable and circular businesses?

Working with the British Chambers of Commerce Global Network of oversea Chambers, as well a number of Circular Economy organisations, the mission will bring together up to 100 leading green businesses from across the world. 

Through inspiring content and an online expo, you will have the opportunity to learn from these pioneers in sustainability and circular solutions, and explore how together, we can accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable and decarbonised economy.

Join us for prominent keynote speakers and bespoke expert forums focussed on the topics of sustainability, circular economy and international trade.

View Climate Chamber Mission programme here

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Mission themes

Sustainability and circular economy themed, the Climate Chamber Mission will focus on the following sectors:

  • Built environment and Construction
  • Events and Conferences
  • Green Finance
  • Fashion and Retail
  • Food and Drink
  • Low carbon and Renewables
  • Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Transport

We will develop an ongoing community for participating companies beyond COP26 to stimulate knowledge exchange and encourage further connections and trade. 

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Leif Nordhus, CEO, Circular Norway said:

“The transition to a circular economy is essential to fight climate breakdown. The Climate Chamber Mission during COP26 provides a unique opportunity for Circular Norway to mobilize a coalition of Norwegian companies to build momentum and accelerate actions towards the goals of the Paris Agreement.”

Ainsley Mann, Scottish Trade Envoy to Indonesia said:

“I have long held the belief that COP 26 offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for Scottish businesses to engage with companies from all over the World to meet and discuss collaboration opportunities to contribute to net zero objectives. I am very excited about the rapid take up by Indonesian businesses to join this initiative which I believe will serve as a tremendous catalyst for many productive partnerships going forward.”

Fahmida Bangert, VP of Sustainability, ITRenew said:

“Reaching sustainability and climate targets takes the open exchange of information, collective action and practical, actionable solutions. For more than a decade, that combination has been ITRenew’s focus. From circular economic industry blueprints to sustainably sourced technology that’s decarbonizing the IT hardware sector, we’re committed to making global change both environmentally and financially beneficial. I look forward to sharing, collaborating, and joining in some exciting conversations at the 2021 Climate Chamber Mission.”

Toby McCartney, CEO, MacRebur said:

“If we are to stop climate change in its tracks and reach net-zero targets, we need to work together in order to create long-term, sustainable solutions. This is why I’m looking forward to being involved with Glasgow Chamber of Commerce’s Climate Chamber Mission, building relationships with like-minded, sustainable companies from across the world, as well as closer to home, that place real importance on delivering climate targets.” 


Alex Altmann, Chairman, British Chamber of Commerce in Germany for Scotland and Northern England said:

“It is mankind’s mission to avoid climate catastrophe by changing the way we live. COP26 offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for businesses to present their innovative products that can help to mitigate climate change. We invite our most innovative clean tech companies to come to Glasgow in November and use COP26 as a platform to present, share and learn from each other.”

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