29 Oct 2021

COP26 and the corporate world: changing with the climate

Slaughter and May held a live streamed panel event with industry leaders to understand ahead of November the impact of COP26 for the corporate world and what comes next. 

Jeff Twentyman, Partner and Head of Sustainability, sat down live with Julie Brown, COO and CFO at Burberry and Rosemary Martin, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at Vodafone, to discuss all things sustainability and the business world. Both companies have been given very different sustainability challenges, and are both members of the FTSE4Good UK 50.

These interviews were followed by a live panel discussion featuring sustainability experts chaired by Claire Jeffs, Partner at Slaughter and May. Experts include Sue Garrard, Sustainability and Strategy Advisor, Ann Pettifor, Political Economist at Global Financial Economic System and Jonathan Labrey, Chief Policy Officer at Value Reporting Foundation.

View the recordings of the sessions below. 


Introduction by Jeff Twentyman and interview with Julie Brown

Jeff Twentyman speaks with Julie Brown, COO & CFO at Burberry, about how businesses can build a sustainable future and reach a climate positive status by 2040.




Interview with Rosemary Martin

Jeff Twentyman interviews Rosemary Martin, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at Vodafone, on the broad role of the general counsel in dealing with climate and environmental concerns.



Panel discussion with leading industry experts

Claire Jeffs speaks with a panel of leading industry experts on our expectations for the COP26 summit, and how companies can position themselves as winners in a period of great transformation.

Contact Information
Jeff Twentyman
Partner, Head of Sustainability at Slaughter and May
Claire Jeffs
Partner at Slaughter and May
George Murray
Senior Professional Support Lawyer at Slaughter and May