Environment, Social, Governance Advisor (ESG), Sustainability Advocate, Board Member, Keynote Speaker -
Dr Hardy has become a recognised, highly respected presence at summits, conferences, seminars and think tank stages worldwide.
While challenges manifest differently depending on geographical and cultural contexts, the essence remains the same: corporate boards globally must engage proactively with an expanding array of social, environmental and governance issues.
While much of the climate debate focuses on areas like electricity, vehicle emissions, and aviation, a huge fraction of carbon emissions comes from hidden industrial processes. In 2022, the sector—which includes things like chemicals, iron and steel, and cement—accounted for a quarter of the world’s emissions, according to the International Energy Agency.
It is estimated that if cycling’s popularity returned to 1940s levels (when the average Brit cycled six times further per year than today) and these trips replaced car journeys, that would create a net saving of 7.7-million tons of CO2 per year in the UK.
Finally, Terms such as “climate neutral” or “climate positive” that rely on offsetting will be banned from the EU by 2026 as part of a crackdown on misleading environmental claims. Never been a fan of offsetting as a way to justify producing/providing non-sustainable products and services.
Are you keeping up with the latest product releases from CES 2024? One product that caught my attention is the Rabbit r1 AI. This retro-style device has just one button and a camera, and while I'm not thrilled about carrying an extra device, the functionalities and potential of it are intriguing. I'll definitely be keeping an eye on this one to see where it's headed. Check out the link to learn more!