The Climate Crisis and Business: 24 Hours of Action

Nov. 21, 2019 18:00 - 20:00


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“If you want to protect your business in the long term, you have to take action on the climate.” So said Jeremy Darroch, CEO of Sky at the One Young World 2019 summit in London on October 24. But how does the climate crisis actually connect to and impact your business, industry - in Japan?

Join us for an interactive session at the BCCJ Hub on the evening of 21st November as part of former US vice-president Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project “24 Hours of Action” global event to explore this topic and discuss the actions we can take, collectively.

We will hear from social entrepreneur & ethicist Lowell Sheppard about his mission to navigate solo from Tokyo to Vancouver through the Pacific garbage patch to raise awareness of the impact of humans on our planet. We'll also learn from Climate Reality Leader & sustainability leadership consultant Tove Kinooka on how the climate crisis links to business risks and opportunities.

At this evening event, you will have the opportunity to discuss with other attendees how climate change impacts your company and industry, and share examples and ideas of what can be done to future-proof your business.


You’ve seen the headlines. You know the climate crisis is devastating the Earth. You want to know what we can do. What YOU can do. You’re not alone – and we think it’s time for answers.  

This year on November 20-21, a global event will take place: 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action. This is designed to mobilise a worldwide conversation about the climate crisis and celebrate the grassroots activists leading today’s climate movement.

With the world talking about the crisis, the BCCJ invites YOU to be part of the conversation. On the evening of November 21, we will host a special event for the BCCJ community. Your friends, neighbours, and colleagues are all welcome to join too.

Millions of people around the world are fed up and demanding urgent action on the climate crisis. This year’s 24 Hours of Reality will lift up the voices of the incredible inspiring people carrying the climate movement on their shoulders.

We hope you will join us for this exciting evening of grassroots action and education.



  • Finger food and drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks) are included in ticket price.
  • Members who have paid their annual membership fee for FY2019-2020 can use their free seat coupons to attend this event.
  • Paid reservation by November 14, 1500 after which there can be no refunds on cancellations. No-shows will be charged.
  • Bookings on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Prior reservation is essential. We cannot accept cash at the door.
  • Due to building security restrictions, doors will open at 1745 and attendees arriving after 1815 cannot be admitted.





セキュリティの都合上、 当日の受付はビル1階入口にて17時45分から18時15分までとさせていただきます。それ以降に到着されてもご入場できません。

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Ark Hills Front Tower RoP
2-23-1 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052

Due to office security restrictions, reception will start at 1745 and attendees arriving after 1815 cannot be admitted.
セキュリティの都合上 当日の受付はビル1階入口にて17時45分から18時15分までとさせていただきます。それ以降に到着されてもご入場できません。
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Member Cost: ¥3,500

Non-Members Cost: ¥3,500

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