Day 1

Day 1 of the Just Transition Summit featured sessions with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Film Maker James Cameron with his wife Suzy Amis Cameron, Finance Minister Grant Robertson and many more. The Taranaki region also presented their draft Taranaki 2050 Roadmap. You can watch all the day's discussions, or read their transcriptions, below.

Keynote opening address

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister

Rangatahi perspective

Youth vision for Taranaki and Aotearoa

A global perspective on the importance of taking action on climate change

How New Zealand can showcase leadership that captures the opportunities

Powerpoint presentation:

Future Proofing New Zealand(external link) – International perspective: key note address from James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron

Taranaki 2050 roadmap

The Taranaki Region presents their draft roadmap and outline the process to develop it

Powerpoint presentation:

Taranaki 2050 Roadmap(external link) – Venture Taranaki (Accompanying video content(external link))

Lessons from international leaders

The whole world is facing these issues, our speakers discuss examples of what other nations are doing.

Powerpoint presentations:

Lessons from international leaders #1(external link) – Developing Opportunity from Transition – Alan Thomson, Director, Global Energy Systems Business Leader

Lessons from international leaders #2(external link) – Socially acceptable restructuring of the Ruhr area – Franz-Josef Wodopia

How does this relate to Aotearoa New Zealand

What is Aotearoa New Zealand already doing? What changes are needed? What are the opportunities?

Lessons from the Pacific

Case studies from two Pacific Islands that are already experiencing the impact of climate change

Changing the Model

How businesses are changing their business models to meet sustainability challenges – and what it means for their shareholders

Powerpoint presentation:

Changing the Model(external link) – Peter Bryant

Navigating the Future of Work

How companies can support their employees and communities in the transition

Day 1 wrap-up

Hon Dr Megan Woods

Keynote speech at the Summit dinner

Peter Garrett- Midnight Oil musician, environmentalist and former Australia Minister for the Environment.