Climate and Human Rights: The Business Case for Action
Join UN Global Compact Network USA on October 12th, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST, for an enlightening webinar where we explore the critical connection between climate change and human rights, shedding light on the impending challenges that climate change poses to various aspects of human well-being. The event will feature distinguished guest speakers who will delve into this intricate relationship, with a particular focus on the disparities in climate-related health. Guest speakers include:
Lindsey Butler, PhD, MSc, Head of Sustainability and ESG services at CREF Global, will provide an insightful overview of the climate-human rights nexus from a health perspective. Dr. Butler's expertise will help us understand how climate change exacerbates health inequalities, impacting food and water security, health and sanitation, and gender equality.
Monica Thilges, Director of ESG at Aptim, will present a compelling case study from the business perspective. Her discussion will illuminate practical insights into how businesses can assess, prevent, and mitigate climate-related humanitarian crises.