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Reflections on COP27

The 27th annual UN Climate Summit—known as COP27—concluded on Friday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. World leaders converged on the Red Sea resort to discuss increasingly dire natural disasters, the war in Ukraine, climate reparations, and how best to accelerate the transition to net zero. McKinsey’s Sustainability practice was there too—including senior partners Daniel Pacthod and Tarek El Sayed—hosting sessions with CEOs, experts, and thought leaders to nail down what practical steps leaders can take to achieve sustainability and growth across energy, nature, materials, adaptation, and finance. COP28 is scheduled for November 2023, in Dubai. In the meantime, get familiar with McKinsey’s insights on the transition to net zero.

A digital path to sustainability

Innovating to net zero: An executive’s guide to climate technology

The future of air mobility: Electric aircraft and flying taxis

Delivering the climate technologies needed for net zero

Spotting green business opportunities in a surging net-zero world

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COP27: Playing offense on the path to net zero

COP27: Financing the transition to net zero

Building green businesses to speed the transition to net zero