Action Partners: Meet Sir Richard Branson's Carbon War Room COO

  • 20 Nov 2013
  • 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • MaRS Discovery District 101 College St Toronto, ON M5G 1L7
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A special keynote presentation and lunch meeting with
Sir Richard Branson's Carbon War Room COO Peter Boyd
Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:30am to 3:30pm
MaRS Discovery District, Toronto

Mark your calendar for an exclusive lunch and meeting with Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room Chief Operating Officer, Peter Boyd, on November 20th, 2013.

Together, we will also be announcing a new initiative that Rethink Sustainability Initiatives is developing with the Carbon War Room and other partners; some of whom will be attending the event too.

We anticipate a robust and action-oriented conversation amongst senior leaders and decision-makers who are committed to accelerating the discovery and adoption of profitable, breakthrough solutions that reduce carbon emissions and advance the sustainability and resilience of business and society.

Mobilizing the Carbon Conversation for Profitable and Scalable Actions
Keynote presentation by Peter Boyd, Carbon War Room, Chief Operating Officer

Peter Boyd
Chief Operating Officer
Carbon War Room
Mr. Boyd will highlight Carbon War Room's breakthrough strategies and projects for accelerating profitable solutions that reduce carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency in buildings, shipping, Island Nations and more. The importance of private sector leadership as a key success criteria for mobilizing the conversation for action will also be emphasized.

Peter Boyd first served as Carbon War Room's Launch Director, developing Sir Richard Branson's initial concept in early 2009. As COO, he oversees Research and Intelligence, Network Engagement and Operation teams, driving business solutions that advance the low carbon economy. He brings to his role over 15 years of private-sector experience in strategy, marketing, operations and general management.

10:30am – Registration
11:00am – Welcome Remarks
11:20am – Keynote Presentation: "Mobilizing the Carbon Conversation for Profitable and Scalable Actions" by Peter Boyd, Carbon War Room, Chief Operating Officer
12:00pm – Lunch and Special Announcement
1:10pm – Leaders Circle: Action Partners Forum (Facilitated by Doug Miller, GlobeScan Foundation, Chairman)
2:45pm – Insights, Decisions and Actions
3:30pm – Closing Remarks and Wrap-up
*Note: All times are approximate.

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Further information about the Carbon War Room and Mr. Peter Boyd can be viewed here.

We look forward to seeing you November 20th at the MaRS Discovery District.

If you have any questions, you can also contact us directly at and 416 866 8803.
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