Reuters IMPACT: Mobilizing Global Business To Deliver On Climate Action

October 4, 2021
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Date(s) - October 4, 2021 - October 7, 2021
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Following World Earth Day, Reuters have launched Reuters IMPACT (October 4-7), a global event, broadcast, and platform where we put climate action at the heart of mainstream business.

Climate action demands unprecedented collaboration between government, business, science, and technology. And these conversations cannot take place in a vacuum. Broadcast live to over 25,000 attendees and then amplified to billions via global and national news channels, Reuters IMPACT will outline how business can, and must, embrace this once in a lifetime innovation opportunity.

Among the many prominent speakers who are actively changing the world:

  • Inger Anderson, Executive Director, UNEP
  • Adina Valean, Secretary for Transport, European Commission
  • Jennifer Morgan, CEO, Greenpeace
  • Kongjian Yu, Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Landscape Architecture – Peking University
  • Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, Secretary for Transport, France
  • Remy Rioux, Chief Executive, French Development Agency
  • Fiona Reynolds, CEO, UN PRI
  • Tony Juniper, Chair, Natural England
  • Secretary Wong, Climate Minister, Hong Kong

Designed to break news and establish new partnerships, this global forum will convene the world’s leading political figures, scientists, CEOs and activists to explore the policies, innovations and investments needed to change our future and deliver a clean and inclusive tomorrow.

If you are interested in playing a role in the event, please contact Luke James at [email protected].

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AREG is the original energy transition organisation, working on behalf of members to empower the energy supply chain and champion its expertise. Please get in touch if you have any questions or would like to find out more about membership.

AREG has played an important role in the growth of Scotland’s renewable energy sector, engaging the supply chain and developing the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre. However, we are only at the very beginning of the transition that AREG was established to both lead and support so there are still opportunities for companies to get into the constantly evolving renewables supply chain. We look forward to continuing our work together as renewables builds on its place as Scotland’s main source of power, and as we seek to deliver real change in the crucial areas of heat and transport.

Scottish Renewables

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce has worked closely with AREG since its formation. The recent progress in the developments of offshore wind projects by Equinor and Vattenfall are as a result of the work of the group over many years. The north-east is known as the oil and gas capital of Europe. At the Chamber, we believe the region must evolve its position to being recognised as the energy capital. Whilst hydrocarbons will continue to be essential in driving our economy for years to come, the generation of renewable resources will play an increasingly important role in providing cost-effective power, innovative development and economic growth.

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce

The enthusiasm and dedication of the early group that would become AREG was fundamental in us choosing to launch All-Energy in Aberdeen. The first tiny show was held in 2001, and AREG’s Chairman at the time, Jeremy Cresswell, played such an active role that I often describe him in terms such as All-Energy’s ‘midwife’. All-Energy is now the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference in terms of number of attendees, space booked, and number of exhibiting companies. As AREG became firmly established, their presence and support for the event grew spectacularly over the years. We thank them most sincerely for their invaluable input.


Vattenfall has forged a strong working relationship with AREG through the development of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre. AREG has worked tirelessly on behalf of the North East and it can take enormous credit for the growth of sustainable energy in the region and the path it has cleared for the region to capture further investment.


Aberdeen City and Shire is emerging as a key location for renewables by successfully transferring its world-class oil and gas expertise into the sector and AREG has done much to advance this through a broad range of initiatives. It has acted as a catalyst in driving further investment in the local economy by engaging with companies, Government, public bodies and existing projects and we have been pleased to support their efforts. Scottish Enterprise will continue to engage with AREG as we increase Scotland’s use of renewable energy.

Scottish Enterprise