From the seabed to space and into the metaverse, we’re committed to a more sustainable world

We are proud to be a partner of the COP27 Presidency and the host nation. We believe that technology can support our clients with the transition to net zero through innovations and sustainable technologies.

Addressing our environmental impact and supporting the communities in which we operate is fundamental to our purpose. We have set ambitious environmental sustainability goals, to be carbon net zero by 2030 globally to support the delivery of sustainable long-term business performance, reduce risk and increase social impact.

“Through our ethical, socially and environmentally sustainable business practices, we strive to deliver value for all three of our stakeholders – our clients, our employees and our shareholders.”

George D. Schindler President and Chief Executive Officer


About CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. We are insights-driven and outcome-based to help accelerate returns on IT and business investments for our clients.

In all we do, our goal is to build trusted relationships through client proximity, providing industry and technology expertise to help you meet the needs of our customers and citizens. 



This year, our experts will showcase our metaverse innovation and the opportunities this technology offers to fight climate change.

Together with our speaking partners and clients, we will highlight how enhanced virtual collaboration can help to significantly reduce carbon emissions and the technology industry’s pivotal role in supporting governments and businesses transition to net zero.


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Join our events at COP27

Hear our speakers provide insights across all themes, but in particular the vital role technology plays in supporting our clients to achieve their own sustainability ambitions. 

  • Join in-person - visit our stand in Area 1 Pavilion B, please note seating capacity is limited and will be allocated on a first come first seated basis
  • Join online - join the event live streams on LinkedIn by clicking on the event below 

Regenerative agriculture and technology solutions

November 7, 16:00-17:00 EET
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The health of the ecological system is as important as the high production yields of crops. James Johnson from the National Farmers’ Union explores technology's role in regenerative agriculture.


Harnessing the power of science, technology and innovation to achieve sustainable development goals

November 8, 11:00-11:30 EET
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Biotechnologist and Entrepreneur Dr. Hayat Sindi discusses opportunities to harness the power of science, technology and innovation to achieve the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.

The role of technology in climate action

November 8, 14:30-15:30 EET
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Christopher Howe, Programme Commercial Director at the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and Martin Baxter, Director of Policy and External Affairs at IEMA, explore the role of technology in advancing sustainable enterprises.

CGI’s SEEDS Initiative: Research, innovation and technology

November 9, 10:00-11:00 EET
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SEEDS (Sustainability Exploration Environmental Data Science) is a research initiative to challenge the thinking and practice around sustainability. Listen to a panel discussion of our academic partners on why collaboration between academia and industry is vital to delivering sustainable solutions.

Green finance and climate action

November 9, 12.00-13.00 EET
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Financial resources and sound investments are needed to address climate change. Hear from our panel of industry experts as they discuss the need to reduce emissions and promote adaptation to negate the impacts that are already occurring, and to build ongoing resilience.

Child rights and climate change

November 10, 14:00-15:00 EET
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Hear from UNICEF's Emidio Machiana on a set of recommendations and opportunities to integrate child rights and climate change action, and how businesses can support this endeavor.


Accounting and sustainability disclosure standards

November 11, 15:00-16:00 EET
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Mardi McBrien, Director of Strategic Affairs at the IFRS Foundation, discusses the growing importance of sustainability reporting and disclosures to investors and other stakeholders.


Business and the circular economy

November 15, 11:00-12:00 EET
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Claire Shrewsbury from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) provides an overview of how collaboration between suppliers, customers and infrastructure is at the heart of the transition to a circular economy.

Want to find out more?

If you'd like to learn more about CGI, our sustainability services, and metaverse offerings, please get in touch with our team.


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Driving change

Driving change with digital, data and technology to protect our oceans and reduce carbon emissions.

Harnessing data

Harnessing the power of digital, data and technology to support sustainable environment and agriculture.

Delivering sustainability

Delivering solutions to help organisations create a positive economic, social and environmental impact.