Windsor Debates March 2021

Windsor Debates: Building back better: Promoting intelligent climate planning and decarbonisation at speed – March 2021

Historically a one-day event, held twice a year in the prestigious setting of Vicars’ Hall, Windsor Castle, the March 2021 Debates took place over two days, using digital platforms.

The overarching theme of the March event reflected the Chamber’s ongoing focus on a low carbon, green economy and on showcasing commercially transferable best practice, leadership and innovation from across the Thames Valley – a key priority within our 2021 Business Manifesto. We discussed and challenged the business case for sustainability and examined how we as a business community can work together to meet current and future challenges and inform the work of COP26, led by UK President, Alok Sharma.

The event was facilitated by Iain Anderson, Executive Chairman, Cicero. Please view the Cicero Guide to COP26 HERE

Our sponsors, EY, produced the guide below to help navigate the complex myriad of sustainability jargon and help clarify the meaning of key topical phrases and discussion points of this event:

Sponsored by:





Richard Baker, Managing Partner, Thames Valley & South East, EY

Jacqui Macdonald, External Communications Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

Yvo de Boer, President Gold Standard and former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (2006-2010)

Elodie Viau, Director of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications / Head of The European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications (ECSAT) at the European Space Agency (ESA)


Please read more about the event HERE