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9 May 2016
Re-issued as received
Dialogue for Climate Action 2016
WASHINGTON/ VIENNA 3 May 2016 - Following COP21 in Paris, CEOs, policy-makers, multinational companies, national business associations, high-level experts, and multilateral development partners will meet on May 24 th and 25 th at a global conference to discuss private sector investment opportunities resulting from the COP21 agreement and the role of the private sector in taking climate action. This Dialogue for Climate Action will take place at the Hofburg Conference Center in Vienna, Austria.
During the conference, the World Bank Group and its partners will launch the " Principles for Dialogue on Climate Action", a platform for the public and private sectors to come together to identify challenges and implement solutions around climate change.
Dates: May 24 - 25, 2016
Location: Hofburg Conference Venue, Vienna, Austria & World Bank Live
Ferdaus Ara BEGUM, CEO, Business Initiative Leading Development (BUILD)
Hakan BULGURLU, CEO, Arcelik A.S.
Pilita CLARK, Environment Correspondent, Financial Times
Tom DELAY, CEO, Carbon Trust
Simeon DJANKOV, Visiting Professor, London School of Economics & Former Minister of Finance, Bulgaria
James CAMERON, Chairman, Overseas Development Institute
Anabel GONZALEZ, Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank Group
Monika WEBER-FAHR, COO of SE4All
Anton MAIR, DeputyDirector General of Development, Austrian Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
Prashant MEHRA, Founder / Social Entrepreneur, I Got Garbage
Janos PASZTOR, Senior Advisor to the Secretary-General on Climate Change, United Nations
Bernhard PUTTINGER, CEO, Green Tech Cluster
John ROOME, Senior Director, Climate Change, World Bank Group
Nigel TOPPING, CEO, WeMeanBusiness
Dimitris TSITSIRAGOS, Vice President, IFC Client Services, World Bank Group
Phyllis WAKIAGA, CEO, Kenya Association of Manufacturers
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Media must register. Send RSVPs and interview requests to
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If you plan to send a video camera please indicate this in your RSVP.
This event is being livestreamed at: http://live.worldbank.org/dialogue-for-climate-action
Follow the event on Twitter with #D4Climate