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Notice: Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) Starts on October 9, 2019

October 8, 2019

The sixth annual meeting of the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) will be held in Tokyo on October 9-10, hosted by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization.

ICEF is attended by the world's leading experts from industry, academia, and government, and aims to encourage discussion and cooperation on addressing climate change issues through the promotion and acceleration of innovation in the areas of energy and the environment. The forum was established on the initiative of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and its annual meeting has been held in Japan since 2014.

The overall theme of this year's ICEF 2019 is "Bending down the emissions trajectory by Innovation and Green Finance". The meeting will focus on innovations that bend world's CO2 emission curve down and Green Finance as a promoting factor. The theme will be discussed from the perspective of government, industry, academia, and recent international initiatives such as TCFD, CDP, RE100, and etc.

See also Innovation for Cool Earth Forum.