07-18 November, 2022
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

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Climate Action Innovation Zone:

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The platform for implementation

The Climate Action Innovation Zone at COP27 brought together thousands of climate leaders from across government, industry, cities and regions, finance, and civil society.  Over two weeks, the purpose build Innovation Zone hosted hundreds of events, gave the stage to some of the world's foremost climate thought leaders and succeeded in delivering public and private sector collaborations. From implementation to action, the Innovation Zone was the hub of collective thinking that moved ambition to action during COP27.

Sustainable Innovation Forum

Sustainable Innovation Forum

At the 13th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum, over 150 global thought leaders highlighted the power of green finance, the importance of sustainable cities and and showcased innovative solutions.

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First Movers Coalition Announcement

First Movers Coalition Announcement

The World Economic Forum and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry announced the expansion of a coalition of global companies to commit $12 billion in 2030.

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The Climate Action Stage

The Climate Action Stage

The Climate Action Stage, run in partnership with NEOM and curated by Kite Insights, was at the heart of the Innovation Zone, and welcomed over 300 inspirational speakers exploring what it takes to act on climate.​​​​​

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Hydrogen Transition Summit

Hydrogen Transition Summit

Governments, the energy industry, corporates, investors and policymakers discussed how to navigate the challenges of scaling up green hydrogen in the transition to net zero at the Hydrogen Transition Summit.

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An inclusive transition

An inclusive transition

For an inclusive transition it is vital that we listen to the voices of women, young people, indigenous communities and those in the Global South who are disproportionately impacted by climate change.
 

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Climate Challenge Lab

Climate Challenge Lab

This new space provided participants with an energetic platform to solutions to some of the planet’s most urgent climate issues. A programme of 30 events included workshops, participant-led discussions and interactive, high profile panels.

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Cities of the Future

Cities of the Future

Part of ICLEI’s Global Research and Innovation Strategy, Cities Focus aimed to expand the conversation towards climate action, moving away from business-as-usual and create long-term climate positive impact.

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