In the wake of the Paris Agreements, UN Climate Change Conferences generate major expectations for turning the tables on climate change, resilient communities and low-carbon growth.
From November 6-17, Quantis travels to Bonn for COP23 and will be presenting and attending high-level sessions. As a sustainability consultancy, this is a welcome opportunity to meet with top decision-makers from around the world and share actionable solutions for businesses to align with the 2°C global warming scenario.
Mark your calendars for Quantis presentations…
Innovative metrics and financing climate action
November 6th, 2017
5:30 — 7:00PM
EU Pavilion (Bonn zone)
With the Climate-KIC session, Rainer Zah kicks off Quantis’ involvement and addresses climate finance. Partnering with Carbon Delta, he will describe the COMBI3 project, a methodology to enhance corporate Scope 3 assessments and inform better investment decision-making.
Corporate carbon action in agricultural supply chains
November 15th, 2017
9:00 – 11:00 AM
IETA Pavilion (Bonn zone)
During this technical roundtable organized by Mars, our very own CEO, Emmanuelle Aoustin, will be showcasing Quantis’ commitment to sharing knowledge, improving cooperation and bridging current gaps in carbon accounting. Reflecting on the momentum around corporate science-based goal setting, she joins leading organizations such as the World Resources Institute, Gold Standard, The Nature Conservancy, The World Wildlife Fund and Ceres, but also key industry players the likes of Unilever, The McDonald’s Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company, The Kellogg Company, General Mills and Danone. Having actively supported efforts to align existing tools and methodologies to facilitate GHG accounting across the value chain, Quantis will be focusing on land-use change and agricultural practices.
November 12-16, 2017
The Fiji Small Island Hack Hotel
Jürgen Reinhard, seconded by Christopher Zimdars, will be sharing expert insights with the Top 100 developers selected for Hack4Climate, the first ever COP-related hackathon. The 4-day program aims to demonstrate the potential for blockchain and other IT-based innovations to take Climate Action further, faster, together. Quantis provided the REDD-Chain Challenge, for participants to prototype Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies solutions for sustainable land use.
Sessions we’re looking forward to…
Implementing the Paris Agreement: What business can do to meet the below 2°C target
November 13th, 2017
12:30 — 6:00 PM
Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20
Michael Spielmann will be joining the Forum for Sustainable Development for German Businesses (Econsense) geared at helping their members define, implement and track progress on science-based goals. Quantis has indeed guided major industrial partners toward focusing on their Scope 3 emissions within the broader assessment of their carbon footprint. Now calling on all German businesses to reach out to Michael to discuss insights and solutions ahead of this meeting.
There is Hope in Soil: Unlocking the Potential of Regenerative Agriculture
November 16th, 2017
12:45 — 2:15 PM
French Pavilion (Bonn zone)
Emmanuelle Aoustin was invited to attend this event co-organized by Danone and the French Ministry of Agriculture and Alimentation on the hot topic of regenerative agriculture. With teams actively involved in bridging the gap between science and implementation, Quantis will be on the lookout for expert insights on how to secure soil health, food security, crop productivity and sustainable growth.