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Event occurred on: 4-26-2022

Greener Arbitrations: The Path Towards Carbon Neutrality

Time: 12:00PM - 1:15PM ET

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At this webinar organized by the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations North America Committee (CGA-NA) and hosted by the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) on April 26, 2022 from 12-1:15 pm ET, a panel of experts will discuss the significant carbon footprint of the arbitration community, the ins and outs of the voluntary carbon market, with a particular focus on carbon offsetting, and explain how arbitrators, arbitral institutions, arbitration practitioners and other stakeholders of the arbitration community can reduce and meaningfully offset their carbon emissions.

Welcome remarks will be delivered by Rekha Rangachari, Executive Director of NYIAC. The program will be co-moderated by Olivier André (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer), Chair of CGA-NA, and Jessica Crow (Independent Arbitrator), Member of CGA-NA and President of Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP). 

Speakers will include:

  • Michael Bloxham – Environment Manager, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Alterra Hetzel – Vice President Client Solutions US, Climate Impact Partners
  • Christopher Russo – Vice President & Head of Energy Practice, Charles River Associates
  • Reem Hamzeh – Senior Advisor, Climate Change, Resilience and Sustainability, WSP

This event is supported by AAA/ICDR, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP), ICC Canada, the Western Canada Commercial Arbitration Society (WCCAS), the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC), the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (TCAS) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).

Freshfields speakers

Michael Bloxham

Environment Manager

Olivier André

Client Relationship Advisor, Freshfields

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