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Summit to Focus on Private Sector’s Climate Change Role

Glacier_212 May 2008: The World Business Summit on Climate Change will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, in May 2009. The May 2009 summit, backed by the UN, will be convened by the Copenhagen Climate Council, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. It is expected to attract many senior private sector executives, government and UN officials, as well as experts and representatives of the non-governmental community.

UN News Centre report

The meeting will contribute to discussions ahead of a key UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) conference in Copenhagen in December 2009, where governments are scheduled to conclude talks on an agreement for tackling climate change after 2012.