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
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
Oleg Deripaska, President, UC RUSAL
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 Comite 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.
Bettina Laville, Honorary president, Comité 21
David N. Bresch, Head Business Development, Global Partnerships, Swiss Ré
Celine Charveriat, Advocacy & Campaign Director, Oxfam International
Jean-Marc Chataigner, Director, Research Institute for Developement (IRD)
Roberto Dondisch, Director General for Global Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
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Mike Wilkins, Managing Director, S & P's Ratings Services
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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.
Yvo de Boer, Director-General, GGGI
Bertrand Van Ee, CEO, Climate-KIC
Renat Heuberger, CEO, South Pole Group
Chang-mo Sung, President, Green Technology Center- Korea (GTC-K)
Barbara Buchner, Senior Director Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)
Tony Lloyd, Mayor, and Police and Crimes, Commissioner for Greater Manchester
Paul Simpson, CEO, CDP