Planting the Seeds of Success: Using Carbon Markets to Incentivize Climate-Friendly Farming

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require unparalleled transformations to businesses, industries and supply chains. Investors and citizens demand action. Firms are responding: more and more are signing on to bold targets grounded in climate science. But while sustainability is far from languishing on the corporate periphery, far more effort is needed―and fast.

The Economist’s Sustainability Week Insight Hour series will convene business leaders, policymakers and industry experts to explore how firms can effectively measure, analyse, transform and scale their sustainability initiatives. How are companies keeping sustainability a top corporate priority amid covid-19? How can sufficient investment for green initiatives and solutions be unlocked? How can better data be generated and how does this translate into effective decision-making? What incentives are needed to stimulate innovation?

Time: 2:00 PM GMT / 9:00 AM EST

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021