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President Felipe Calderón Joins CEOs at COP16 to Drive Climate Protection

United Kingdom
The World Climate Summit

Mexico City, London, Brussels, Washington, London, Copenhagen
Organised by the World Climate Summit, His Excellency, Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico, will be joining the CEOs of The Coca-Cola Company, Dow Chemical Company, Duke Energy and UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Christiana Figueres, to discuss the importance of business in driving global change at a special VIP reception on November 29th, Cancun, moderated by Charlie Rose. With the Climate Group, Green Solutions, UN Global Compact, World Business Council on Sustainable Development, and supported by the World Economic Forum Climate Change Initiative.

This gathering will showcase the depth and breadth of business commitment to action against climate change. It will outline what businesses are already doing and how governmental leadership and civil society collaboration can help to accelerate and scale impact with:

  • His Excellency, Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
  • Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Jim Rogers, Chairman, President, and CEO, Duke Energy
  • José Antonio Fernández, Chairman and CEO, FEMSA
  • Carter Roberts, President and CEO, WWF-US
  • Charlie Rose, Moderator

WHAT: “Business Action for Climate 2010,” organized by the World Climate Summit. A press conference and panel discussion on the business case for combating climate change, the role of business leadership, and the importance of governmental action. A reception will follow.

WHEN: Monday, November 29, 2010, 5:00-8:00pm (6pm LOCKDOWN, Program 6:30pm, Reception 8pm)

VENUE: Aqua Hotel, Cancun, Boulevard Kukulcan 12.5km and online at:
For Interviews:
Andrew Schenkel, World Climate Summit, +1 617 548 8640.

To Register:
Line Vittrup, Communications Director, World Climate Summit, +45 2557 2151

About the World Climate Summit: In partnership with CNN International, TIME, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal Europe, Dow Jones, E!Sharp, The Climate Group, The Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders Group, UN Global Compact, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative, The World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, OECD, Carbon Disclosure Project, ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), Bright Green, the Club of Beijing, and Sir Richard Branson's Carbon War Room, The World Climate Summit is the business and finance conference accelerating solutions to climate change during the UNFCCC COP 16, Cancun, Mexico. The World Climate Summit will convene the world’s leading businesses, financiers, and governments, so that they can finance, implement and scale, local and global solutions. This high-profile 2-day summit will take place on December 4-5th at the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Mexico. The World Climate Summit is an initiative managed by World Climate Ltd.

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