United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Climate Action renew partnership in run up to Paris 2015

UKSIF15th July 2014

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Climate Action today announced a two year renewal of their ongoing partnership, building on over seven years of collaboration to increase awareness of climate change issues within the private sector. The partnership aims increase private sector involvement in mobilising the green economy.

Nick Henry, Managing Director of Climate Action commented: ‘Since we began this journey in 2007, the unique partnership that UNEP and Climate Action share has enabled a great deal of progression.  With 2015 on the horizon, we look forward to continuing to assist in the incredible climate challenge our world faces, shoulder to shoulder with UNEP.’

Climate Action Programme and UNEP have also announced the hosting of the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2014 (http://cop20lima.org) to run alongside the UNFCCC COP20 climate negotiations. At this leading commercially inclusive Forum held on 9th of December in Lima, world leaders, CEOs, senior executives, national, regional and city leaders, investors and industry experts seeking to address climate change, accelerate green growth and sustainable development will convene to progress the agenda.

Climate Action Director, Claire Poole, commented, “Lima represents a crucial milestone in the climate change dialogue, it’s vital that all stakeholders are part of the conversation and working together towards climate change mitigation and adaptation.”

UKSIF is an institutional partner supporting the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2014.

Full press release here.