COP21, Sustainable Innovation Forum 2015: What You Need to Know

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Where: The Sustainable Innovation Forum will take place in the Stade de France in Paris.

When: 7th and 8th of December.

Who: More than 750 attendees will meet decision makers from around the globe, from 43 countries. There will also be over eighty speakers including country ministers, CEO’s and internationally renowned thought leaders. The event is hosted by Climate Action and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). Prominent speakers include Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the UNEP and Under-Secretary-General of the United National, President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of Iceland and Dr Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, USA.

Why: The Sustainable Innovation Forum provides an opportunity for individuals from business, government, finance, UN, NGO and civil society to come together to help business innovation bring scale to the emerging green economy and accelerate low carbon innovation. The forum is a large scale networking event for industry leaders, allowing collaboration and idea sharing.