Net Zero

The road to COP26: Has the industry finally woken up?

In the lead up to United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), 31 October-12 November 2021, Oliver Thomas asked whether the industry had woken up to the impending dangers of global climate change? In 2015, COP21 was the conference where the momentous Paris Climate Agreement was signed, dedicating the international community to keep global average temperatures well below a two-degree increase....

ADNEC announces pledge for Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has announced its pledge to Net Zero Carbon Events, promising to produce a net zero carbon footprint for events by 2050. This pledge is part of a global initiative from an organising task force initiated by leading events industry stakeholders through global industry trade associations. ADNEC’s pledge also supports the United Arab Emirates (UAE) N...

WTTC announces Net Zero Roadmap for Travel and Tourism Industry

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) announces the launch of a Net Zero Roadmap for the Travel and Tourism sector to support the industry in combatting climate change during its virtual climate week event in New York, US. WTTC also announced the launch of new social and environmental research data, the first time such data will be produced across the whole sector. The project builds on the ...