Copenhagen Climate Council

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Copenhagen Climate Council is the official convenor of the World Business Summit on Climate Change prior to COP15.

According to its website, is "a global collaboration between international business and science founded by the leading independent think tank in Scandinavia, Monday Morning, based in Copenhagen. The members of the Copenhagen Climate Council have come together to create global awareness of the importance of the UN Summit in Copenhagen 2009 and to ensure support and assistance to global decision makers when agreeing on a new climate treaty. ... The Copenhagen Climate Council comprises 30 global leaders, active in business, science and public policy. Understanding the connection between these three elements will be key to the success of the 2009 UN Summit. ... The Council will seek to promote constructive dialogue between government and business, so that when the world’s political leaders and negotiators meet in Copenhagen in 2009, they will do so armed with the very best arguments for establishing a treaty that can be supported by global business."[1]

Convenors of the World Business Summit on Climate Change

"The World Business Summit on Climate Change will be formally convened by the Copenhagen Climate Council in collaboration with UN Global Compact, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, the World Economic Forum, and the Climate Group. Top executives from global companies will be joined by leaders from civil society and governments. Participants will be decision-makers and influencers, including chief executives, heads of state, government ministers, leading thinkers, advocates, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs."[2]

Public relations and press conferences

Organized events

  • June 18, 2008 Workshop: Innovation in Climate and Energy [4]

Councillors

"The Copenhagen Climate Council comprises 30 global leaders, active in business, science and public policy. Understanding the connection between these three elements will be the key to the success of the 2009 UN Climate Change Conference. Business leaders represent global companies and innovative entrepreneurs, who through their actions reveal that sustainable, climate responsible business is both necessary and profitable. Scientists will ensure that the work of the Council is underpinned by rigorous analysis. Policy makers with experience in public policy will ensure that our work is informed by knowledge of what is required to assist high level, complex policy negotiations."[5]

These councillors include:

Partners

World Business Summit on Climate Change Partners:[6]

Other Copenhagen Climate Council Partners:

Sponsors

[7]

Contact details

Laura Storm, Project Manager
Email: lss AT mm.dk
Phone: +45 3393 9323
Website: http://copenhagenclimatecouncil.com

Articles and resources

References

  1. Copenhagen Climate Council, "About the Council", Copenhagen Climate Council website, accessed July 2008.
  2. Copenhagen Climate Council, "World Business Summit on Climate Change", Copenhagen Climate Council website, accessed July 2008.
  3. Project Better Place, "Copenhagen Climate Council Press Conference, March 27, 2008", Project Better Place website, accessed July 2008.
  4. Copenhagen Climate Council, "Workshop: Innovation in Climate and Energy", Copenhagen Climate Council website, accessed July 2008.
  5. Copenhagen Climate Council, "Councillors: Global thought leaders from business and science", Copenhagen Climate Council website, accessed July 2008.
  6. Partners, Copenhagen Climate Council, accessed October 2010.
  7. Sponsors, Copenhagen Climate Council, accessed October 2010.

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