Join us at the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF), the largest business-focused event held during the annual Conference of Parties (COP). Every year SIF strives to offer unrivalled networking and learning opportunities as well as ensure that the speakers, delegates and sponsors have a unique onsite experience.

  1. Unparalleled line-up of speakers

    Best practice sharing from 75+ leading industry experts on all things climate change mitigation. An impressive line-up of Ministers, Mayors, Blue Chip CEOs and leading industry bodies CEOs/Chairs will be presenting their projects, innovations and best practice during Keynotes, Climate Leader Insight sessions as well as interactive panels and roundtables.

  2. Focus on successful implementation – no more theory!

    Two years after the COP21, leading figures in climate change mitigation are ready to present on real life case studies and reflect on their experiences. From energy, transport, landscape resilience to waste management and climate finance, key topics will be addressed from a practical perspective that will showcase innovations and best practice.

  3. Unrivalled networking opportunities

    Conduct global meetings underneath one roof! Multiple networking activities are taking place throughout the day enabling you to meet the movers and shakers of the community; including a VIP lounge, a networking app, roundtables, drinks reception and more to ensure you will meet stakeholders with similar interests and business challenges.

  4. Venue steps away from the COP23 'Bula Zone'

    Adjacent to the Bula/negotiation Zone of COP23 in Bonn, the Sustainable Innovation Forum will take place on the lawn of the Deutsche Post DHL Group Post Tower (Post Tower) premises.

    In the shadow of the 162.5 metre Post Tower, SIF will take place inside award-winning inflatable structures that will be powered as far as possible by DHL’s renewable energy and any food waste from the Forum will be converted into energy.

  5. Innovation hub

    Meet 10 of the leading innovators in the green tech space supporting and developing innovative products to make existing processes more sustainable or creating new processes.

  6. Side events

    A series of partners events will be taking place at the Climate Action Domes over the COP weeks and the SIF. A unique opportunity to attend multiple events by highly esteemed organisations and hear about their projects and innovations. Stay tuned for more announcements!