06Dec 18

COP24 ICC Business and Industry Day: Increasing Climate Ambition – A Private – Public Dialogue

Katowice, Poland, • English

The official COP24 Business and Industry Day is hosted and organised by ICC, in its capacity as the UNFCCC Focal Point for Business and Industry.


Throughout the day, high-level government representatives, climate change champions and business leaders will share their stories and ideas on the leadership and change required to enhance the ambition of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and make zero emissions development a reality.

The aim is to sound a note of optimism, and through constructive and inclusive dialogue, contribute to the development of high-level inputs to the Talanoa Dialogue.

Who should attend?

This is an official UNFCCC COP24 negotiations side event and is open to all COP24 attendees.


09:00-10:00 (TBC)High-level Opening
10:00-11:30 (TBC)Increasing Climate Ambition

Organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

11:45-13:15 (TBC)Building new public-private coalitions to meet climate challenge in Africa

Organised by AWARD and the BNP Paribas Foundation

14:45-16:15 (TBC)Business exploration  of carbon neutral partnerways at country level

Organised by the Association Française des Entreprises pour l’Environnement (EpE)

16:30-18:00 (TBC)Resolution of Climate Change Related Disputes through Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Organised by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, in partnership with the International Bar Association, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, and the International Chamber of Commerce

Logistical notes


International Congress Centre (MCK)

For more information, contact us:

  • Jennie Irving ICC
  • +33 1 49 53 30 78
  • Events Manager
  • Sandra Hanni
  • +33 1 49 53 30 62
  • Policy Assistant
  • Majda Dabaghi
  • +33 1 49 53 29 75
  • Senior Policy Executive – Environment and Energy; UNFCCC Focal Point for Business and Industry (BINGO)
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