ICC PreCOP 2021 Forum: Global Challenges, International Climate Policy and the Role of Business

15-16 Sep 2021

Düsseldorf with live Broadcast English
Day 1: 15:00-19:00 CET
Day 2: 9:30-15:30 CET

ICC, together with ICC Germany and other partners is organizing the 5th ICC PreCOP "Global challenges, international climate policy and the role of business" on September 15th and 16th - an international virtual forum with high-level representatives from politics and business, including ICC Secretary General and top leaders of UNFCCC, WTO, HSBC, Siemens and Siemens Energy. Join us for a discussion on the contribution multilateral trade can make to climate change mitigation, the latest developments in climate reporting and the impact of the EU Green Deal on business strategies.

Participation is free of charge.

Day 1
Day 2


Opening Remarks


Keynote: International climate negotiations – where we are heading to?


High-level Panel discussion – Race to Net Zero & the Role of Multilateral Trade


Virtual Coffee/Tea Break


Power Talk on Carbon Pricing


Networking – Virtual get together


Welcome Remarks and Recap from Day 1


Keynote & Interview with Maria Ferraro, Siemens Energy


Spotlight on Disclosure and the Role of Data


Lunch Break


Spotlight on the Global Energy Transition


Closing Remarks

Aldunate, Javiera

Head of Energy Department, Ministry of Energy Chile

Beck, Katharina

Alliance 90/The Greens Germany

Bergmann, Heike

Senior Vice President Sales Africa, Voith Hydro

Dr. Bingmann, Holger

Chairman, ICC Germany

Bouzas, Daniel

Regional Coordinator for Europe, UNEP FI

Cargill, Thomas

Director of Government Relations and Public Policy, General Motors International

Chawla, Kanika

Programme Manager, UN Energy

Denton, John W. H.

Secretary General, ICC

Ferraro, Maria

Member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of Siemens Energy AG

Herrero, Maya Ormazabal

Director Environment and Human Rights, Telefonica

Höhn, Lily

Energy & Climate, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Huber, Florian

Co-Founder and Lead EYCarbon, EY

Knight, Zoe

Managing Director & Group Head, Centre of Sustainable Finance, HSBC and Commissioner of the Energy transitions Commission

Dr. Knopf, Brigitte

Secretary General, Mercator Research Institute on global Commons and Climate Change

Kramer, Doris

Director Sustainable Investment, KfW

Lan-Hönighaus, Nadine

Executive Director, econsense

Prof. Dr. Pinkwart, Andreas

Minister of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy, State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Paugam, Jean-Marie

Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization

Sarmad, Ovais

Deputy Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

Salsano, Nicolo

CEO, HSBC Germany

Seiter, Robert

Associate Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY

Dr. Singer, Stephan

Senior Climate Science and Global Energy Policy Advisor, Climate Action Network

Schnell, Stefan

Head of Group Reporting & Performance Management, BASF and Member of the EFRAG Project Task force on European Sustainability Reporting Standards

Sonnerborg, Michael

Head of Strategy, RWE Renewables

Vollkommer, Dieter

Vice President Sustainability, Siemens Energy

Wagner, Katarin

Head of Sustainability, HSBC Germany

Wieck, Oliver

Secretary General, ICC Germany

Wiese, Judith

Chief Human resources Officer, CSO and Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG

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For further information, please contact:

Regina Karakina

Policy Manager

+49 (0) 30 - 200 7363 16




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