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This virtual event will bring together public and private sector leaders, collaborating on setting ambitious climate commitments, through innovation, investment, and partnerships, focusing on achieving President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan and accelerating our roadmap progress to COP26.

Leading Low-Carbon Solutions Across NORTH AMERICA

This year’s World Climate Forum NORTH AMERICA 2021 Series takes place virtually during New York Climate Week and the United Nations General Assembly on September 22nd, as the second Forum in a series leading to COP26 via Europe. World Climate Forum NORTH AMERICA 2021 Series will benefit from World Climate Foundation's major convening experience in the North East United States and successful partnerships alongside New York Climate Week.

World Climate Forum NORTH AMERICA 2021 Series will gather senior policymakers and high-level public and private actors from around the world for action-oriented discussions on advancing net-zero targets across all sectors, required to limit global warming to 1.5 degree, as well as accelerate the green recovery and adaptation. 

Through a strong and engaging digital platform, World Climate Forum NORTH AMERICA 2021 Series will present opportunities for the advancement of global climate goals and momentum towards COP26 through public-private collaboration, innovation, policy regulations and sustainable investment strategies.

Key Themes at World Climate Forum NORTH AMERICA


Who Will Attend


World Climate Summit is known as the premier business event for cross-sector decision-makers at the COP for more than 10 years. World Climate Summit - The Investment COP will attract a selected mix of high-level representatives from the public and private sectors including businesses, financiers, governments, policymakers, innovators, academia and environmental influencers.

World Climate Forum NORTH AMERICA 2020 took place during the virtual New York Climate Week and United Nations General Assembly. The programme focused on the energy transition, infrastructure and recovery and adaptation. The key drivers highlighted were finance, policy, innovation and partnerships. It was structured to explore international transition towards the clean economy through green recovery and accelerating decarbonisation through finance, innovation and infrastructure.