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The Sustainable Innovation Forum at COP21

Paris

 

Date and Time

Monday December 7-Tuesday December 8, 2015
9:00 am-5:00 pm CET


Location

Paris


Topics

#Climate Change


BSR is an institutional partner of the Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF15), which is the largest business-focused event taking place during COP21. The forum will bring together 80 speakers and 750 global delegates from public and private sector organizations to catalyze the partnerships needed to accelerate low-carbon development solutions. SIF15 is taking place December 7-8, 2015, at Stade de France, just outside of the Le Bourget area in Paris.

Now in its sixth year and hosted by Climate Action and UNEP at each COP meeting, SIF15 is endorsed by the French Government and COP21.

Register now: www.cop21paris.org

SIF15 Highlights

  • More than 750 attendees: The largest number of global stakeholders at any commercially inclusive side event at COP21
  • More than 80 world-class speakers: A line-up including country ministers, industry CEOs, and international thought leaders
  • Interactive discussion panels: Allowing for in-depth debate via audience Q&A and polls
  • Workshops and co-located events: To maximize content and networking opportunities 

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