Climate change

COP21 session - Pathways to a low-carbon economy

9 Dec. 2015
15:00 - 16:30
Paris-Le Bourget
Side event

  • Location: Conference Centre - Blue Zone - Hall 4 - Observer Room 10


OECD Official COP21 side-event, co-hosted with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría chaired a high-level panel of policy makers from developed and developing countries and business leaders from industry and finance on aligning and rewiring climate, energy and investment policy frameworks to deliver the decarbonisation of the global economcy by the end of this century.

Key speakers

  • Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD
  • Sandrine Dixson-Declève, EU Director, CISL
  • Simon Upton, Environment Director, OECD
  • Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Canada
  • Ato Kara Chawicha, State Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Ethiopia
  • Minister of Marocco (tbc)
  • Minister from Indonesia (tbc)
  • Kristina Persson, Minister for Strategic Development and Nordic Affairs, Sweden
  • Vincent de Rivaz, CEO, EDF Energy
  • José Manuel Entrecanales, CEO, Acciona
  • Karsten Löffler, Managing Director, Allianz Climate Solutions
  • Eric Olsen, CEO, LafargeHolcim
  • Feike Sijbesma, CEO, Royal DSM


aligning policies for a low-carbon economy: synthesis

video: Aligning Policies for a Low-carbon Economy


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