Event Registration

The Sustainable Innovation Forum 2017 (SIF17), now in its 8th year, has a track record of facilitating partnerships between businesses, governments, the UN and NGOs to accelerate climate change solutions and bring scale to low carbon innovation. SIF17 is the largest business-focussed forum taking place during COP23 and is produced by Climate Action in partnership with UN Environment.
SIF17 will take place on the 13th and 14th of November 2017 in Bonn, Germany. SIF17 will not be located within the Blue Zone, (the location of the official COP23 negotiations), attendees will not require a special UNFCCC accreditation to access SIF17. SIF17 will be taking place in Bonn Germany, home of the UNFCC.
Funding for attendees

Please note we are not in a position to support any attendance financially and all the costs associated with the attendance of the summit, including travel, accommodation, visas, insurance and any other should be met by the participant and will not be covered by the organiser. Any form of fundraising at the summit is strictly prohibited and will results in cancellation of registration with immediate effect.


Visa support letters are issued only to delegates approved by the organisers of the Sustainable Innovation Forum. It is the delegate's sole responsibility to investigate the visa requirements for Germany and to apply for an appropriate visa if necessary.



Registration instructions:

  1. Please complete the registration form by selecting the relevant sector you belong to below

  2. Enter a registration code (promotional code) if applicable

  3. Upon completion of the process, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this, please check your spam box. If you still do not receive a confirmation, please contact Elaine Law at

  4. Upon the approval of your registration you will be sent your confirmation to the email address you have provided (usually within 24 hours of approval)

Please do not confirm travel or accommodation arrangements until we have approved your registration and payment (where appropriate).

Terms and Conditions

We have strict eligibility criteria for registering for this event. We do not recommend you make any travel arrangements until we have officially confirmed your registration.
All eligibility details are stated in the category description. We reserve the right to cancel any registrations which do not meet our registration criteria.

Cancellation by delegate (you):
Should you be unable to attend you may nominate a substitute to attend in your place. You must contact us in advance of the conference to substitute as on-the-day changes might not be accepted.
Delegate places are for the named delegate only and cannot be transferred on the day of the conference.

All cancellations are subject to a 25% Cancellation Fee (rising to 50% within 180 days, 75% within 120 days and 100% within 90 days of the Forum). All cancellations must be received in writing (email or post) and will be replied to. We do not accept cancellations orally.

Cancellation by us:
We reserve the right to cancel any registrations which do not meet our eligibility criteria or which exceed our quota.

Climate Action is not liable for any travel or accommodation expenses incurred by you or your company if a conference is cancelled or postponed. Your travel insurance may cover cancellation costs.

In the event that we cancel your registration, you will be reimbursed

Circumstances beyond the control of the Organiser may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of a speaker and/or programme topic. The Organiser reserves the right to alter the programme wherever necessary without penalty or liability. Any alterations will be updated on the web page of the Organiser without unreasonable delay.

Recording the Event
All unauthorised photography and the recording or transmitting of audio or visual material, data or information are expressly prohibited.

You consent to filming and sound recording and photography of the summit as a delegate and you consent to the use by us to any such recording or photography anywhere in the world for promotional, marketing and other purposes.

Data Protection
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