Peter A Allard School of Law

Getting Serious About Climate Change: How Business Must Step Up


Climate change is one of the most important and pressing challenges facing our planet and humanity today. What is the role of business and the private sector in fighting climate change, and how can (and why must) business step up to address this challenge now?

Hosted by the Montalbano Centre for Responsible Leadership Development, the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics UBC Sauder School of Business, and alumni UBC. Registration for the event is free and will be broadcast virtually to be accessible to a broader audience. 



Naomi Klein

UBC Professor of Climate Justice & Co-Director, UBC Centre for Climate Justice


Carol Liao

Director, Centre for Business Law & Principal co-Investigator, Canada Climate Law Initiative


Tamara Vrooman

President & CEO, Vancouver Airport Authority


Kate White

Professor & Academic Director, Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, UBC Sauder School of Business


Lien Yeung

Host & Producer, CBC Vancouver News (Moderator)


Robert Helsley

Dean, UBC Sauder School of Business (Opening Remarks)


  • Centre for Business Law
  • General Audience
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