SAVE THE DATE: HEC Paris invites you to “The 2°Challenge: Climate is Our Business”!

23 September 2015

In 2015, Paris Climate Conference, also known as COP21, will achieve a universal agreement on climate, in over 20 years of UN negotiations. France will play a leading international role in hosting this seminal conference, and COP21 will be one of the largest international conferences ever held in the country.

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In this framework, HEC Paris and its stakeholders invite you to be an actor of climate change, and discussing business solutions. The 2° Challenge, Climate is our Business  event has received the COP21 official certification, sign of the institutional support by the French Government.

The conference will mainly address the following questions:

-   How is climate change radically redefining business models and practices?

-   How can companies drive an ambitious & fast enough transition towards a low carbon or carbon neutral economy?

-   How is the HEC Paris community committed to drive this cultural change?

  • Opening Conference at 12.30 PM
  • Workshops through the afternoon
  • Climate Entrepreneurs
  • Event Conference at 6.30 PM

Afterwards, keynote speeches will be held by:

-   Jeremy Rifkin, American economist, bestselling author of The Zero Marginal Cost Society  and The Third Industrial Revolution .

-   Emmanuel Faber, CEO Danone, H 86.

-   Bertrand Badré, Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer HEC Alumni.

-   Tristan Lecomte, Founder of Alter Eco and Pur Projet, H 96.

-   Freddie Tinga, President at Global Electric Transportation (GET)

-   Claire Tutenuit, Director of Entreprises pour l'Environnement  - Moderator & Challenger of the Round Table.

-      Bruno Lafont, co-president of the Lafarge-Holcim Group Executive Board, H.77.

-      Hervé Le Treut, climatologist, member of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) and The Shift Project Scientific Council.


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