Economics of Sustainability

Online Lecture Series: October 2021

In the run up to COP26 OUBEP is hosting a 3-part lecture series on the Economics of Sustainability

Upcoming Online Lecture seriesEconomics of Sustainability

Friday 1st, Friday 15th and Friday 29th October 2021

Sponsored by Natwest

Get ready for COP26 by joining our 3-part lecture series on The Economics of Sustainability.

Hear from our panel of experts on the key economic factors at play in the energy transition and the road to NetZero. Get access to the latest research by economists from the World Bank and more.

Each online lecture lasts approx. 45 minutes and is followed by a 15 minute Q&A session with the economists.


For this series, we will have 2 lectures and a panel of expert, moderated by James Close, Head of Climate Change at Natwest.

Price Details

  • Individual 3-lecture package: £49
  • Single lecture: £19
  • Students and NGOs: FREE (Registration with institutional or organisational email only)
  • Corporate Package: £450 (Access to all 3 lectures for unlimited number of company employees)

Seminars in the series

ZERPAs: Reconciling the Financing and Physical Reality of Rapid Climate Mitigation

ZERPAs: Reconciling the Financing and Physical Reality of Rapid Climate Mitigation

Seminar dateOctober 1, 2021 8:30 am

Julian Allwood is a Professor of Engineering and the Environment, at Cambridge University & Director, UK FIRES Lead author of the recent UK FIRES report Absolute Zero, Professor Allwood's work focuses on material efficiency as a climate ... Read more

The World Bank’s Climate Change Action Plan” by Stéphane Hallegate

The World Bank’s Climate Change Action Plan” by Stéphane Hallegate

Seminar dateOctober 15, 2021 12:30 pm

Stéphane Hallegatte is the Lead Economist of the World Bank Climate Change Group. He joined the World Bank in 2012 after 10 years of academic research. His research interests include the economics of natural disasters and risk management, ... Read more

Panel Discussion on Sustainable Finance and the Road to NetZero

Panel Discussion on Sustainable Finance and the Road to NetZero

Seminar dateOctober 29, 2021 12:30 pm

To conclude the series, we are hosting a panel of business leaders and sustainability experts who will reflect on the learnings of the first two sessions and share their experience on how to drive change. James Close, Head of Climate Change ... Read more