C2ES Events at COP28 in Dubai


Below is a list of events C2ES will be hosting or participating in at COP28 in Dubai.

Technology Triumphs: How U.S. Policy is Accelerating Business Investment

Attend this event to learn about recent and new project announcements because of the IRA, and to explore how U.S. policy approaches and business solutions could be replicated and scaled globally.


A Vision for the GST Outcome and Beyond: The Case for Energy Transition


ETA Rollout

Join the U.S. Department of State, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Bezos Earth Fund, and the Rockefeller Foundation for a Press Conference on the Energy Transition Accelerator Rollout.

  • Date: Sunday, December 3, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 – 12:00 pm GST (2:00 – 3:00 am ET)
  • Location: U.S. Center
  • Watch Recording


Enabling Private Finance for Adaptation: Practical Actions to Drive Progress on the Sharm El-Sheik Adaptation Agenda


Beyond the GST Outcome: A Vision for Accelerating the Transition to Net Zero


Clean Tech Investments: U.S. Policy Accelerates Business Action on Climate

Senior executives in major U.S. industries will describe how US federal legislation is catalyzing new investment flows into the next generation of clean energy technologies. This event will explore how the Inflation Reduction Act and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act are enabling companies to deploy the solutions needed for the U.S. to reach its NDC to reduce emissions 50-52% by 2030 and how new public-private partnerships are enabling greater market uptake of new technologies.

  • Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
  • Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am GST (12:30 – 1:30 am ET)
  • Location: America Is All In Pavilion, Blue Zone
  • Watch Recording


Building A Resilient Future: How Public and Private Efforts Are Making A Difference

This event will look at what has changed on the resilience landscape since COP27, including the impact that the IIJA and IRA legislation are having in enhancing private sector resiliency efforts, and explore key conclusions from a new study by C2ES on developing a global framework for climate resilience and tying it into infrastructure development.


Collaborating Across Sectors to Achieve System-wide Resilience

This panel will focus on the importance of cross-disciplinary partnerships and looking at climate resilience through a systems-based lens. In other words, in order to truly build resilience, we must work together across all levels of government, with local and vulnerable communities, academia, and across industries.

  • Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023
  • Time: 12 pm – 1 pm GST (3:00–4:00 am ET)
  • Location: We Mean Business Pavilion, Blue Zone
  • Watch Recording


Building Resilience with Nature-Based Solutions and Predisaster Mitigation

Join C2ES Vice President for Business Engagement Verena Radulovic for a fireside chat with Mayor Simmons of Greenville, Mississippi.

  • Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm GST (3:00 – 4:00 am ET)
  • Location: Ernst & Young Pavilion, Green Zone


SDGs and the GST: A vision for our future