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Boardroom Insights London: Reaching net zero: The boardroom mindset

Hear from Chapter Zero on how board culture supports effective transition planning

Date and Time
14 Nov 2023
17:00 - 19:00
Peel Hunt LLP, 100 Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 2AT
Director’s Circle
£ 30
Full Member
£ 30
Digital Member
£ 40
£ 45

Registration closed for the event.

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Most boards are aware of their growing duties around climate, but what sets apart the boards who are leading on net zero transition? At the Insights evening we will hear from Vicky Moffatt, CEO of Chapter Zero, on their research into the approaches individual directors and boards overall can take – and why now is a key moment to do so.

Autumn 2023 will see the release of the Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) framework which will set the ‘gold standard’ for private sector climate transition plans. With Chris Skidmore MP encouraging companies to grasp the ‘historic opportunity’ of the net zero transition in his UK Net Zero Review, this is a critical moment for boards to step forward and lead on climate action to build long-term business resilience and a sustainable future. 

Susan Hooper, Founding Director and Vicky Moffatt, CEO of Chapter Zero, a sustainability-focused membership organisation for non-executive directors, will lead a discussion on the challenges and opportunities for boards as they plan for the net zero transition. 

They will draw on research from Chapter Zero’s membership into the boardroom mindset needed for effective action and the cultural transformation at board level which puts the climate change transition at the heart of strategy.

This informal event will also be an opportunity to connect IN-PERSON with other Women on Boards members over drinks and nibbles. 

About Chapter Zero

Chapter Zero is a 2700 strong membership organisation representing over 70% of the FTSE 350, equipping non-executive directors and Chairs to lead on climate from the boardroom. It offers masterclasses and strategic briefings in a peer-to-peer community,  as well as latest developments via their online knowledge hub, all without charge to members. Chapter Zero UK is one of the founding Chapters and global Centre of Excellence for our international network in partnership with the World Economic Forum, comprising 29 Chapters in 71 markets, established over 3 years.


Susan Hooper, Founding Director, Chapter Zero

Susan is a Founding Director of Chapter Zero, Chair of Tangle Teezer and sits on the Boards of Moonpig plc (Chair of the Remuneration Committee), EUROWAG plc (ESG and workforce Lead), and Uber UK.  She is Chair and a Trustee of Carbon Gap and Chair Designate of Inter.Earth.  She is involved in several start-ups in carbon capture and sustainability and is also an Ambassador for the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Vicky Moffatt, CEO, Chapter Zero

Vicky Moffatt has over 25 years’ experience at the nexus of marketing/ strategic communications and sustainability working for global multi-nationals including WPP, Nestlé, PwC and St. James’s Place.  In addition, her cross-sector experience spans scale-ups, private equity, NGOs and government. Vicky launched the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with Dame Ellen MacArthur. She began her board career in her early 30s.

What previous Boardroom Insights attendees say:

“A most insightful evening.I met some fascinating ladies and found the whole event inspiring.”

“I got so much from you and wanted to thank you for sharing your learnings. You’ve helped me reframe what a NED is.”

“It totally surpassed my expectations! Inspirational! I made some great contacts.”

“The session was a true inspiration to me. It was just what I needed at this time. The speakers you chose shared great insights on what NED roles they’d done, why they’d chosen them and how they got them. I also liked the Q&A session where the panel shared their hints on how to demonstrate what you will bring to the organization.” 

With thanks to our hosts, Peel Hunt