Innovative policy, finance, technology and leadership are fundamental to achieving a climate neutral future. Now in its fourth year, the 2013 Sustainable Innovation Forum brings together leaders from business, government, finance and NGOs to catalyse innovation with the aim of accelerating green growth and sustainable development. Organised on behalf of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) alongside the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP), the forum generates robust debate and shares ideas, technology and solutions that can be turned into positive actions to climate-proof the post-2015 development agenda.
Keynote speakers include:
- Achim Steiner, Under Secretary General of the UN and UNEP Executive Director
- Connie Hedegaard, Commissioner for Climate Action, European Commission
- His Excellency Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Minister of Environment, Peru & President,
Promising high level debate and discussion, forum speakers include Lord Nicholas Stern, leading global economist; Ville Niinisto?, Minister of the Environment, Finland; and Steve Howard, Chief Sustainability Officer, IKEA.