At COP25, the 10th annual Sustainable Innovation Forum 2019 (SIF19) built on the success of the last 9 years to deliver the most engaging, informative and wide-reaching Forum yet.
With COP25 being hailed by the UNFCCC as ‘Paris 2.0’, SIF19 presented a crucial opportunity to drive forward the Paris Agreement framework. SIF19 achieved this by bringing together 600 delegates engaged with fast-tracking the global green economy.
The first of the two days agenda provided thought leadership, deep-dive discussions, capacity building and discussions on five themes: Circular Economy, Energy Transition, Sustainable Mobility, Climate Finance, Natural Capital and Science Based Targets.
Leading ministers, cities, multilateral organisations, investors, private sector vendors, and solution providers reconvened on Day Two to continue discussions and debates on high-level policies. Content focused on Climate-Tech & Innovation, and Heavy Transport, with structured and informal networking running alongside. There were many inspirational keynote speeches from leading experts, and the new formats Lightning Pitches and Solution Sessions delivered crucial innovations and solutions to climate challenges.
The Sustainable Innovation Forum, hosted by Climate Action, has been a visible presence at the UN’s climate change negotiations for almost a decade. This includes playing a part in the historic 2015 Paris Agreement.