The London office of Simmons & Simmons hosted the Schools Climate Summit Reception event as part of the London Climate Action Week 2022.
The Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE) – one of the partners and organisers of the LCAW Schools Climate Summit and their partner organisations including YOUNGO (Youth Constituency of the UN FCCC), Save the Children, Protecting Our Planet Day 22, National Lottery Community Fund, Just One Tree, Ashden, Studio2909, the Greater London Authority – were amongst some organisations taking part in the event as the external guests.
The London Schools Climate Summit (LSCS) is one of London Climate Action Week‘s Flagships events. The Summit, an annual LCAW event, seeks to harness mobilise London’s 3500 schools to act on the climate emergency. “Thinking like a system, acting as a sector” and “bending the curve towards Net Zero London by 2030”. The Summit addresses – Campus, Curriculum, Careers, Community and Finance.
The occasion was also an introduction to YOUNGO, the UN’s Focal Point for the Global Youth Constituency, who joined LCAW this year and are partnering with GLOBE in the lead up to COP27 in Egypt.
Following introductory speeches from The Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE), the LCAW Schools Climate Summit and S&S, the event was an opportunity for LSCS’s attendees to share their work with us and network over drinks and refreshments. Ariadna Andrino provided an insight into our work on the environment, including the green room, our firmwide environmental sustainability network which attracts members from all our international offices, all departments and roles – including trainees and paralegals.