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7 leaders share what's needed now for climate action ahead of COP27

Ahead of the COP27, leaders in government, business, and civil society weigh in on the commitments they’d like to see move forward as well as and the solutions that are often overlooked. Image: REUTERS/Sayed Sheasha

Linda Lacina

Digital Editor, World Economic Forum

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Ahead of COP27, Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt's Minister for International Cooperation, shares what leaders should prioritize. Photo taken at September's Sustainable Development Impact Meeting.
Ahead of COP27, Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt's Minister for International Cooperation, shares what leaders should prioritize. Photo taken at September's Sustainable Development Impact Meeting. Image: World Economic Forum/Jeffery Jones
Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation of Government of Egypt

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Kristian Teleki, Director, Friends of Ocean Action

Kahea Pacheco, co-executive director, Women's Earth Alliance, explained to Meet The Leader that leaders at COP27 and beyond must engage with different communities - especially women - to make change happen.
Kahea Pacheco, co-executive director, Women's Earth Alliance, explained to Meet The Leader that leaders at COP27 and beyond must engage with different communities - especially women - to make change happen. Image: World Economic Forum/Ciaran McCrickard

COP27: Ezgi Barcenas, Chief Sustainability Officer, AB InBev
Ezgi Barcenas, Chief Sustainability Officer, AB InBev, shared that scalable innovation is a key focus of leaders looking to turn the corner on climate action, ahead of COP27. Image: AB InBev
Ezgi Barcenas, Chief Sustainability Officer, AB InBev

Ahead of Cop27, Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens Corporation (Far left) explained what she'd like to see at the climate summit. Here Humpton sits at a panel with U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell at October's Urban Transformation Summit.
Ahead of Cop27, Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens Corporation (Far left) explained what she'd like to see at the climate summit. Here Humpton sits at a panel with U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell at October's Urban Transformation Summit.
Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens Corporation

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7 leaders share how innovative thinking can tackle climate change

Linda Lacina

November 12, 2022

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