Net-Zero November: Keep up the momentum post-COP26 with edie's bumper month of content and events
The dust is now settling on COP26, but the award-winning edie content team will be keeping the conversation going throughout Net-Zero November - a whole month of digital content and live events dedicated to turning ambition into action as we deliver a more resilient, zero-carbon economy.
Brought to you in association with edie's headline partner EDF, Net-Zero November 2021 began as the climate talks got underway in Glasgow and will continue until the end of the month, with plenty of insight and events still to come.
Net-Zero November: Content & events
Whilst previous iterations of Net-Zero November have focused on driving corporate ambitions to decarbonise, this year's campaign will be focused on turning those ambitions into tangible business actions, under the theme of "Seize the moment". Content and event highlights still to come include:
> 25 November: The Net-Zero Inspiration Sessions (online)
As the flagship digital event of this year's Net-Zero November campaign, the Net-Zero Carbon Inspiration Sessions offer up an afternoon of live, interactive webinar presentations and discussions – all dedicated to accelerating your organisation’s decarbonisation progress.
This premium online event effectively combines four edie webinars and masterclasses into a single afternoon, with each session taking a particular format. Registrants will get access to all four webinar sessions on the day. Tune in to hear from experts at Pukka Herbs, the Zero Carbon Forum, Costain Group, Virgin Media O2, Sodexo, Pawprint, Ooni Pizza Ovens, EDF Energy and Edrington.
> 30 November: SPARK! Net-Zero Action Workshops (Birmingham)
A day of energy innovation and co-creation, SPARK! is the flagship event of the year for the Net-Zero Leaders Club. Tying in with the Net-Zero November campaign, this full-day event creates the time and space for energy and sustainability changemakers to connect, collaborate and seize the moment of net-zero.
The primary purpose of the day is to spark new ideas and actions among the Club’s membership base of corporate net-zero leaders. The unique event will include keynote presentations from an array of business and climate thought-leaders, a networking lunch, and five collaborative workshops that will see Club members co-create solutions to key decarbonisation challenges and discuss exciting new opportunities with like-minded peers.
For more information on attending the SPARK! event and joining the Net-Zero Leaders Club, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
> 24 November: edie Explains: Scope 3 emissions
What are Scope 3 emissions? How are they calculated? How can they be mitigated and reduced? And, what are the business benefits of doing so? This free edie Explains guide gives you everything you need to know. This free-to-download guide answers all of these key questions and more to tackle these hard-to-abate emissions.
> 24 November: COP26 Round-up report
edie will publish a new snapshot report looking at all the key announcements, themes and discussion points at the critical COP26 climate negotiations. edie is reporting all newsworthy happenings live from the Summit.
> 30 November: Net-Zero-themed Innovations of the Month round-up
Closing off the month, this exclusive feature powered by edie's Innovation Partner Springwise, will showcase some of the latest technological innovations which are shaping the future of net-zero carbon business.
Making a Mission Possible Pledge is also a great way to get involved. No Mission Possible Pledge is too small or too ambitious for the Wall – so long as it is a new, measurable action that will help your organisation on its mission to achieve a sustainable future. MAKE A NET-ZERO RELATED PLEDGE HERE.
CATCH UP WITH COP26:
After a whirlwind two weeks and negotiations that over-ran by more than 24 hours, the gavel came down at Glasgow on Saturday evening (13 November), with world leaders agreeing on the new 'Glasgow Climate Pact', which calls on all nations to set new climate targets by the end of next year and phasing down unabated fossil fuel usage and inefficient subsidies.
edie’s award-winning editorial team were on the ground in Glasgow throughout COP26, delivering a live blog, exclusive video and written interviews with leaders, and a daily COP26 Covered podcast. All of this content is available on the edie website now, for those wishing to recap the summit and take a deeper dive into the presidency programme’s themes.
ALSO AVAILABLE NOW: BUSINESS GUIDE TO WATER EFFICIENCY
With water resources under increasing pressure from climate change, population growth, and nature loss, it’s clear that water efficiency has an essential role to play in the global net-zero transition. Our Business Guide to Water Efficiency, produced in association with Waterscan, provides a much-needed breakdown of how organisations can embed water efficiency into their sustainability strategy and minimise water use across the business and value chain. Click here to download your free copy.
Last year’s Net-Zero November saw the editorial team deliver more than 40 pieces of original content which resulted in edie’s most successful month ever in terms of website traffic and audience engagement. You can view all of that content here.
We're excited to be supporting and empowering our readers to seize the moment and make net-zero carbon a reality for your business! If you would like to suggest or contribute net-zero related content, please contact the edie editorial team here.
Luke Nicholls, Matt Mace and Sarah George