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Climate Innovation Forum 2024
Connecting leaders in business, policy and finance to deliver transformative climate action
27 June | Guildhall, London

Official Event Partners

Main Stage

World-leading experts championing bold, practical and ambitious climate solutions including Ministers, Mayors, industry leaders and investors.

Roundtables

Interactive deep-dive discussions exploring specific transition challenges and opportunities hosted by a range of diverse and influential partners.

Partner Events

Partner events will run alongside the Climate Innovation Forum in Guildhall’s stunning event spaces – from breakfast workshops for 30 to 3-hour conferences for 200.

The Expo

Featuring a selection of Climate Action’s partners that offer innovative solutions or demonstrate bold approaches to delivering net zero, plus the Breakthrough Innovation Hub showcasing promising climate tech start-ups from across the UK.

Event Partners

Climate Innovation Forum 2024

The Climate Innovation Forum returns for the sixth year as a flagship event of London Climate Action Week. Taking place on Thursday 27 June, the event will bring together over 1,000 business leaders, policy makers, investors and civil society representatives to accelerate the speed and scale of our collective efforts in driving climate action.

Organised by Climate Action in collaboration with DESNZ and the City of London Corporation, the Forum will focus on translating promises into tangible actions midway between COPs, harnessing the power of London as a leading global climate hub.

The high-level event will champion the role of the real economy in delivering the transition, serving as a platform for sharing the brave leadership, innovative solutions and radical collaborations needed to bridge the yawning gaps in implementation, investment and scaling-up of innovation.

Featured Speakers

Rt. Hon. Amanda Solloway
Under Secretary of State
DESNZ
H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid
Commission for Infrastructure and Energy
African Commission
Andrew Steer
President & CEO
Bezos Earth Fund
Rt. Hon. Chris Skidmore OBE
Former U.K. Energy Minister and Chair
U.K. Net Zero Review

Damilola Ogunbiyi

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, and CEO for Sustainable Energy for All, Co-Chair UN-Energy
Sustainable Energy For All

David Cooper

Executive Secretary
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Leyla Hasanova
Youth Climate Champion
COP29
Nicolette Bartlett
Chief Impact Officer
CDP

2024 Themes

Accelerating the energy transition

Expanding renewables and doubling energy efficiency to deliver our energy systems of tomorrow, free of fossil fuels.

Improving standards and disclosure

Navigating the evolving landscape of metrics, standards and disclosure, where we reward for progress, not just for reporting.

Boosting climate finance

Exploring how we can scale finance and direct capital to the right channels, while de-risking investments.

Championing cleantech innovation

Bridging the gap between innovation and impact: deploying innovative cleantech solutions to supercharge the transition.

Delivering a nature positive future

Unifying climate, nature and biodiversity to move beyond net zero to a nature positive future that protects and repairs

“It was an extraordinary event that I was privileged to be part of and that brought together the real change makers that are all needed to address the biggest threat to human kind.”

Laura Sandys, Chair Government’s Energy Digitalisation Taskforc

“Events like this are so helpful. Many people are unsure how to engage, so they really benefit from events like this where they can meet people like us, who are just getting on with it and have solutions that are deployable today.”

Toddington Harper, CEO, Gridserve

“As an official partner of the Climate Innovation Forum 2023, I was thrilled by the event’s impact. I look forward to future government participation in the years ahead, recognising the forum’s significance in driving meaningful change.”

James Hardingham, Head of Strategic Engagement, Department for Energy Security & Net Zero

“The Climate Innovation Forum is a must if you want access leading insights and discussions, and build the best connections in this rapidly developing space.”

James Cole, Chief Innovation Officer, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

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