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From Theory to Practice: How to Accelerate Corporate Climate Action in Chile

Revive the launch of "Chapter Zero Chile", an initiative promoted by the Institute of Directors of Chile and EY, together with the Santiago Stock Exchange and the World Economic Forum, whose objective is to raise awareness about the responsibility of corporate governments in relation to climate change and its environmental, social and economic impact.

Launch «Chapter Zero Chile»

This session formally launched the Chilean chapter of CGI and its mandate to mobilize the incorporation of climate considerations into strategic decision-making by Corporate Boards in Chile. The guiding principles and questions on climate governance propelled by the World Economic Forum, its relevance and applicability in the Chilean context, as well as advantages, challenges, opportunities, and the way forward of the initiative in Chile will be addressed.

Panellists:

  • Carolina Schmidt Z. – Minister of the Environment of Chile
  • Claudio Muñoz – Chairman, Aguas Andinas; and President of the Board, Chapter Zero Chile
  • Gonzalo Muñoz – High Level Climate Action Champion COP25 – COP26, UNFCCC
  • Macarena Navarrete – Country Managing Partner, EY Chile
  • Juan Andrés Camus – Chairman, Santiago Stock Exchange
  • Karen Poniachik – Director, Columbia Global Centers
  • Cristián Rodríguez Chiffelle – Associate, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University

From Theory to Practice: How to Accelerate Corporate Climate Action in Chile

This session focuses on how to put climate governance initiatives into practice, considering issues such as the role of the board of directors, risk management, barriers to climate action progress, investor expectations and a new model of society.

Panellists:

  • Jeannette von Wolfersdorff – President, Advisory Committee on Public Spending, Ministry of Finance of Chile
  • Axel Christensen – Managing Director, Chief Investment Strategist Latin America & Iberia, BlackRock
  • Luis Hernán Paúl – Non-executive Director, Camanchaca and Parque Arauco
  • Rosario Celedón – Advisor, Ministry of Finance

Moderator: Cristián Rodríguez Chiffelle – Board Member, Chapter Zero Chile