- UN SDG-focused ‘Future For Humanity Foundation’ confirmed as headline partner
- Panels and talks from climate experts across charities, governments, NGOs, and culture and entertainment industries
- Live performances plus DJ sets from Andy Cato (Groove Armada), Sarra Wild, Darwin and BEMZ
- Full ‘On Demand’ production to be released one week after the event, in partnership with Stabal, together with bonus content including interviews and a feature documentary
- UMA Entertainment chaired by Harvey Goldsmith, producer of Live Aid, Live Earth and Live 8
From the entertainment company chaired by Harvey Goldsmith, producer of Live Aid, Live Earth and Live 8, the event which takes place on Saturday 6th November 2021, will feature a day of panels from climate experts and thought leaders across NGOs, youth activism, music and entertainment industries. Speakers include Kumi Naidoo (Africans Rising), Aurora, Nick Mulvey, Professor Carly McLachlan (Tyndall Centre), Daniela Tajada (Count Us In), Andy Cato (Groove Armada), Mindahi Bastida (Alliance of Guardians), Clover Hogan (youth activist), Will Hutton (Beggars Group), Teresa Moore (A Greener Festival), Ross Patel (Music Managers Forum), Sophia Mathur (youth activist) and Phoebe Inglis-Holmes (BBC Music) + many more.
Performances from acclaimed artists Aurora, Sam Fischer, Nick Mulvey and BEMZ will be followed by an after show event with sets from Andy Cato (Groove Armada), Sarra Wild and Darwin.
Leading live production company, Stabal, are producing a cinematic capture of the event to be released on Saturday 13 November, immediately after COP26. The full event will be available to stream online, on-demand around the world alongside hours of bonus content – from exclusive interviews with the artists, to a feature length documentary and each of the daytime panels. Tickets for the on-demand event will be made available next week, whilst the panels will remain free to view as part of UMA Entertainment’s ongoing commitment to ensure climate education is free to all.
A not-for-profit event, profits will be donated to official charity partner EarthPercent founded by Brian Eno, making grants to the most effective organisations working on the climate crisis. Profits and donations raised will also be donated to social impact charities in Glasgow, helping to support the local community. Sitting at the intersection of culture and climate action, UMA Entertainment Group is focused on providing people with eco-conscious experiences that will educate and inspire individuals to act in support of the planet and aid in creating a more sustainable future.
Melinda Woolf, Founder of the Future For Humanity Foundation said: “We are very happy to be in a position to support UMA Entertainment in delivering this all important event at a time when more and more people are waking up to the climate crisis. By issuing a Planetary Call to Action, we at the Future For Humanity are seeking to empower, launch and share solutions that have the potential to solve the UN’s Global Goals. Beyond the Green and the COP26 fringe festival will take us some way towards delivering those much needed solutions”.
Tara Borna, Global Marketing Director, UMA Entertainment Group, commented: “We’re excited to host this event during the historic COP26 environmental summit. The reality is that climate change affects each and every one of us and incredible opportunities exist within the entertainment industry to help increase positive cultural impact. We thank all of our sponsors and partners for their continued support with this initiative.”
This event is being run with support from Future For Humanity, Greenpixie, Ivy Farm, Stabal, PRS, PPL, Ecosia, Count Us In, Bluedot Festival, Julie’s Bicycle, LIVE Green, Featured Artist Coalition, Earth Aid, YMCA International, Music Managers Forum, Positive Impact, Green Pixie, EarthPercent, Music Declares Emergency, Beggars Group.
It will take place at St Luke’s Church, in Glasgow’s East End, as part of Beyond The Green, a three-day COP26 fringe festival celebrating music & the arts, sustainability, and plant-based solutions for a cleaner, greener, healthier planet.
Daytime panels and talks will run from 9am to 2pm. Live performances from 7pm to 10.30pm and an after show to run from 11pm to 2am.
Further event details are outlined below with full event schedule available on:
cop26.umaent.com or www.umaentertainment.com/events/cop26-special-event
Timings: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Type of Event: Panels, Screenings, Presentations
Panel Themes: Climate Action x Youth Leadership, Culture and Climate, Music Industry Partnerships and Climate Action, Artists x Climate Action
Speakers: Kumi Naidoo (Africans Rising), Aurora, Professor Carly McLachlan (Tyndall Centre), Daniela Tajada (Count Us In), Andy Cato (Groove Armada), Mindahi Bastida (Alliance of Guardians), Clover Hogan (youth activist), Will Hutton (Beggars Group), Teresa Moore (A Greener Festival), Ross Patel (Music Managers Forum), Sophia Mathur (youth activist) and Phoebe Inglis-Holmes (BBC Music) + many more
Cost: Free Entry
Evening Event (Part 1)
Timings: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
Type of Event: Live Music
Artists Performing: Aurora, Sam Fischer and Bemz (dj set)
Ticket Cost: £35 (£45 including evening event part two)
Evening Event (Part 2)
Timings: 11.00pm – 2.00am
Type of Event: After Show
DJs Performing: Andy Cato (Groove Armada), Sarra Wild and Darwin
Ticket Cost: £10
People can also enter a £5 ballot for the chance to secure one of 250 additional tickets to the entire evening event with all profits donated to charity.
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About Future for Humanity
The Future For Humanity Foundation’s primary mission is to launch projects that create solutions for the United Nations Global goals while ensuring the brightest possible Future for Humanity. As part of this, it has established a context in which to consider the United Nations Global Goals in this way; in framing the 17 Global Goals within the context of the principles of a baseline of: SDG0 Earth Wisdom that has long worked in harmony with our planet’s ecological systems, in collaboration with SDG18 Future of Humanity, ‘moonshots’ we may not have even imagined as solutions, we know it’s possible to ensure absolute thriving success for the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development and the absolute brightest possible Future For Humanity.