Schneider Electric Commits to Making COP28 a Catalyst for Sustainable Initiatives

Schneider Electric Commits to Making COP28 a Catalyst for Sustainable Initiatives

/ Energy & Power / Thursday, 02 November 2023 13:56

Schneider Electric, a leading provider of digital transformation, energy management and automation, will participate in the 28th session of the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC, more commonly referred to as COP28, taking place from 30 November to 12 December in Dubai (UAE).

Schneider Electric’s Focus on Strategic Partnerships

Leading up to COP28, Schneider Electric will partner strategically with entities from government, private and academic sectors. The company will also host a series of global discussions at its designated booth at the Green Zone at COP28 on crucial topics that align with the conference themes, priorities, and objectives. A special emphasis will be placed on the role of technology and digitization in driving energy efficiency and decarbonization.

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Schneider Electric’s chairman and Peter Herweck, CEO, along with industry leaders, will address key climate and sustainability challenges facing the world today.

“Schneider Electric is committed to making COP28 a catalyst for action. Aligned with our ambition of climate action, our goal is to drive meaningful engagement and participation in the pursuit of climate-positive solutions," said Ahmed Khashan, President for Gulf Countries at Schneider Electric.

Ahmed Khashan, President for Gulf Countries at Schneider Electric


“We are also a founding member of the First Movers Coalition, announced at COP26. We look forward to unlocking the potential of COP28 to generate a positive and long-term impact on the planet and society,” added Khashan.  

Schneider’s Stakeholder Engagement Program

Schneider Electric will also host the ‘Schneider Electric Sustainability Circles’ - an exclusive high-level stakeholder engagement program specifically designed to address the key themes of COP28. Schneider Electric Sustainability Circles will host global and regional industry players to address climate action-related topics and propose practical and actionable solutions to champion technology and innovation, future industries, youth empowerment and advancements in energy. It aims to bring together experts and thought leaders from government representatives, to climate action advocates, to C-suite leaders from the UAE, as well as globally.

COP28 will mark a significant moment as it hosts the inaugural Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement.

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