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The Financial Times (FT) is trusted to provide an authoritative and accurate voice on environmental and sustainability issues to our global audience.

We aim to inform our readers and provide opportunities for debate and discussion around some of the most important issues facing our society.

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Rethinking business series – climate change

In December 2015, policy makers, business leaders and civil society organisations will gather in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Running alongside the convention, the FT and Coca-Cola Enterprises will host a roundtable, chaired by an FT journalist. Find out more here.

FT Water Summit

The inaugural FT Water Summit took place on 27 October 2015 and gathered senior practitioners from the corporate sphere to talk about the innovative and collaborative approaches to water productivity that are giving the companies they work for a competitive edge. This solutions-focused conference discussed how corporations are making water their business, how they are transforming water risk into opportunity, and on the collaborative ways in which companies around the world are working with the broader water community to deal with scarcity and enable growth. Find out more here.

FT / Coca Cola Enterprises Future for Sustainability Summit

The annual Future for Sustainability Summit took place on 1 October 2014. It explores the sustainability strategies, trends and collaborations shaping business models, ensuring the next generation is workplace-ready, tackling resource waste and climate change, and enabling leaders to engage with society and prepare their organisations for future threats and opportunities. Find out more.

FT/ IFC Transformational Business Conference & Awards

The FT/ IFC Transformational Business Conference & Awards took place on 11 June 2015. This unique global programme highlighted ground-breaking products and services that provide transformative, long-term solutions to key development issues. These include the delivery of infrastructure, housing, energy, transportation, food/water, employment, education and health; the use of technology to empower the underserved; and efforts to reverse social and financial exclusion and environmental degradation. Find out more.


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