"We need to prove that protecting the environment is profitable and in everyone's best interests. We can do this by holding up successful examples."
– Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment
Taking place alongside COP23, adjacent to the Bula zone, SIF brings together 600+ carefully handpicked delegates, including : Ministers of Energy and Climate Change, Blue Chip CEOs, Mayors, Responsible Investors, Development Banks, Green Entrepreneurs and media, for two packed days of capacity building, networking, collaboration and deal making that will galvanise and fast track the green economy.
Governments, cities and regions from the 152 countries that have ratified the Paris Agreement, must now meet their national climate change commitments ( INDC’s ) so they are looking for the clean energy, low carbon transport and finance solutions to make this a reality.
SIF17 provides a world class line up of keynotes, panel discussions, networking sessions, live interviews, innovation spotlights, CEO panels, Mayors breakfast briefings and much more.
Join us for debate and discussion around crucial key topics including:
- Renewable energy
- Circular economy
- Sustainable land and water management
- Carbon markets
- Climate finance
- Climate innovation in emerging regions