The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) is a forum of the world’s largest and most forward-leaning countries working together to accelerate the global transition to clean energy. Launched in 2010, the United States hosted the first ministerial meeting in Washington, DC, with subsequent meetings hosted by the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, India, Korea, and Mexico. At the Mexico meeting in May of 2015, President Barack Obama announced that California would host the Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial.
The Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) is the premier knowledge-sharing event for staying current with the latest developments and key issues in Asia’s clean energy sector. Each June , clean energy professionals convene at ADB Headquarters to network, discuss issues, exchange knowledge and do business.
On 9 June 2016, 11 pioneering sustainable energy organisations will be presented with an Ashden Award worth up to £30,000 at a prestigious ceremony in London.
Pioneering sustainable energy enterprises and programmes from the UK and across the globe have been announced as finalists in the 2016 Ashden Awards.
From an innovative Cambridge start up reducing the amount of energy consumed by data centres to a grassroots Asian network committed to improving the lives of women salt farmers, there are 22 incredible organisations on the shortlist this year.
This two-day event will bring together CEOs, industry leaders, policy makers, bankers, civil society and media to discuss the role of the private sector in developing actions in response to climate change.
Monika Weber-Fahr, Chief Operating Officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) will be moderating the "From Paris to Vienna: Policy, Industry and Dialogue" session on Tuesday May 24, from 9:30-11:00 and participating in the "Translating Principles for Dialogue into Action" session on Wednesday May 25, from 17:30-18:15.
The third edition of the African Utility Week Power Industry Awards took place on Wednesday 18 May 2016 during the 16th annual African Utility Week, in Cape Town, South Africa. These awards bring together 700 of Africa’s most renowned power and water industry professionals, many of them long standing attendees of African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa.
The African Development Bank Group will unveil its new agenda for the continent’s economic transformation at this year’s Annual Meetings are scheduled to take place from May 23-27 in Lusaka, Zambia.
The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) Board of Governors’ Annual Meeting is held annually in May, in one of the Bank’s 28 member countries. This official gathering is a forum for discussion among the institution’s Governors’ and sector leaders. Representatives of multilateral financial institutions, development agencies, central banks, private banks and media etc. also attend.
Rachel Kyte, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and CEO for Sustainable Energy for All, received the Women and the Green Economy (WAGE®) Leadership Award. As the World Bank Group’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, Rachel was pivotal to the success of the Paris Climate Agreement by bringing awareness to the urgency and necessity to move forward with a meaningful framework. In her new role, she is focused on affordable, reliable and sustainable energy as the key to combating both poverty and climate change.
The 18th Annual Global Private Equity Conference is taking place on 10-11 May 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC during EM PE Week in DC 9-12 May 2016. Join 800+ professionals, including 300 LPs, from more than 60 countries at emerging markets private equity's flagship event.
Once the gathering of a handful of industry pioneers, the Global Private Equity Conference was founded out of the need for a forum where the data could be analyzed, lessons learned could be shared and ideas could be openly debated.