BINGO Day COP21 Le Bourget

"The Business and Industry "BINGO" Day at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)" 

BINGO DAY 2015 Final

Friday, 4 December 2015

Le Bourget Parc des Expositions, Room 4

Business taking action for a low-carbon, resilient economy


  • Showcase private sector leadership and action.

  • Provide constructive policy input from business to the UNFCCC process.

  • Demonstrate the private sector's commitment to an ambitious agreement.

  • Share expertise and best practices in technology cooperation, development and deployment, REDD+, climate finance and research and development.

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John Danilovich, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce


Opening remarks

H.E. Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development of France and President-Designate of COP 21 and CMP 11.

Halldor Thorgeirsson Director for Strategy, UNFCCC

Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman & CEO ENGIE & Coordinator of the Business Dialogue group of business leaders


Climate Ambition in Indian Industry: Towards collective action and transformative solutions

Organized by: FICCI, The Compensators & Climate Parliament

The Side Event will highlight Indian Industry's aspirations for creating new opportunities for sustainable development & low carbon growth & India's potential as a fast growing market for innovation, trade & investment in climate-friendly technologies & solutions.


Leadership on climate change adaptation: Innovative solutions for stronger resilience

Organized by: ICC and Comité 21

Leading experts will discuss how the private sector and governments can join forces and build capacity to support climate resilient development as part of the UNFCCC. Building resilience should be central to all policies and activities on infrastructure, risk management and technology cooperation.

David N. BRESCH, Head Business Development, Global Partnerships, Swiss Re

Roberto DONDISCH, Director General for Global Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico TBC

Celine CHARVERIAT, Advocacy & Campaigns Director, Oxfam International Bettina LAVILLE, Honorary President Comite21

Bettina LAVILLE, Honorary President Comite21

H.E. Abdeladim LHAFI, High Commissioner Water, Forests and Desertification Control UNCCD, Morocco TBC

Mike WILKINS, Managing Director, S&P´s Ratings Services


A Key to Energizing Efficient, Productive & Smart Cities and Grids

Organized by: BCSE, Alliance to Save Energy (ASE), Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG)

Business & policy leaders discuss how to unlock the door to emissions reductions and increased energy productivity with energy-efficient & smart technologies in our cities and electricity grids. Hear how these solutions will deliver low-carbon energy, climate resilience & improved productivity.

Kelly Speakes-Backman, Senior Vice President of Policy and Research, Alliance to Save Energy

Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy

Dan Hamza-Goodacre, Program Director, Climate Works Foundation

Dan Delurey, President, Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition

Clay Nesler, Vice President, Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls

Paul Bertram, Director of Environment and Sustainability, Kingspan Insulated Panels - North America

Anna Pavlova, Vice President, Government Relations, Schneider Electric

Elisabeth Best, Staff Analyst, International Government Affairs, Qualcomm Incorporated


Catalysing commitments into action: innovation and scalable solutions in cross-sector collaboration

Organized by: CDP Worldwide (CDP), Association Climate-KIC, GGGI, ÖBU

Diverse perspectives on cross-sector collaboration, public-private partnerships delivering scalable solutions to a global climate challenge, enabling transition to low-carbon economy. Showing synergies of climate-sensitive financial markets, innovation and policy action for sustainable green growth.



Paul Simpson, CEO, CDP


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