COP26 Highlights | Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

COP26 Highlights







Climate Chamber Mission

We hosted the largest ever British Chamber of Commerce International trade mission, engaging 15 countries, 85 businesses and over 170 attendees, with prospects of deals already being done.

My Climate Path

Our DYW Glasgow team engaged with over 2,100 young people and over 100 businesses to learn about future workforce opportunities within businesses who are addressing climate change. 

Their COP26 activities concluded in a sustainable fashion event with over 400 young people and 26 partners.

*Image Credit: Sandy Young Photography

Get involved in My Climate Path

HRH The Prince of Wales

We invited over 50 members to meet HRH The Prince of Wales alongside 32 C40 city mayors at an ‘Accelerated Cities’ reception through his Sustainable Markets Initiative.

The event recognised those businesses working towards a circular and net zero economy.

Climate Chamber Signature Series

We connected our members with global thought leaders including:
President and CEO Nokia, Pekka Lundmark

UK CEO Nestlé, Stefano Agostini and Head of Sustainability, Emma Keller

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus

Under Secretary General & Executive Director of UNOPS, Grete Faremo 

In Conversation with William McDonough

Our Circular Glasgow team hosted an event at the ICEHub with world-renowned architect and pioneer of the Cradle to Cradle concept William McDonough.

Visit Circular Glasgow

Civic Reception

We hosted a Civic Reception with the Lord Provost of Glasgow in our exquisitely beautiful City Chambers.

Official COP26 Zones

As part of Team Glasgow, we represented the city in both the official COP26 Blue and Green zones.

Supporting our Members

Throughout COP26 we supported our member's activities including ScottishPower, University of Glasgow, Dentons, City of Glasgow College and Peel NRE.

Would you like to become one of our next Climate Heroes?

We're looking for industry partners and passionate individuals to help influence and inspire our young people on the career pathways to enter the new green economy.

We’re looking to partner with people from a broad range of backgrounds to demonstrate to young people that all sectors of Scotland’s economy are needed to come together to support Scotland’s ambitious climate goals.

Find out more

Our Partners

© Copyright 2017 Glasgow Chamber of Commerce. All Rights Reserved.
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is British Chamber of Commerce Accredited.
Website by Beam Digital and Design. SEO by Boyd Digital