COP21 Paris

COP21 Paris

Friday, December 4, 2015 to Friday, December 11, 2015
Joyce Coffee & Jessica Hellmann
Paris, France
ND-GAIN engaged events at 
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties 21

ND-GAIN brought our mission of enhancing the world’s understanding of adaptation through knowledge, products and services that inform public and private actions and investments in vulnerable communities to the Paris Climate Talks, COP21

We worked with the UN Environment Programme, in collaboration with the UN Global Compact and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change on their Caring for Climate Initative, as an editor and contributor to "The Business Case for Responsible Corporate Adaptation" publication.  

Managing Director, Joyce Coffee particpated in the Caring for Climate Business Forum session, "What is the Business Case for Corporate Climate Adaptation?" with private sector stakeholders.

ND-GAIN also joined PwC's sustainability directors to discuss what is new and what is next in climate adaptation. 

In advance of COP21, ND-GAIN provided guidance to the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee's Technology needs assessment, particularly the technology action plans.

ND-GAIN welcomed stakeholders to two co-hosted events:

December 5
Time: 3:00 p.m. Paris Time, 
Location: Le Bourget 
Partners: University of Maryland, McGill University, Korea Environment Foundation & Eikosphere Foundation
December 9
Time: 7:00 pm Paris Time
Location: Hyatt Regency Etoile
Reception with a focus on corporate climate adaptation
Partners: World Business Council for Sustainable Development & PwC