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The world'd leaders met to take climate action in Milan in October 2017.

Turning climate innovation into action

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Climate Innovation Summit // 2017

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Insights from Milan

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Leading players from Milan discussed how the city has transformed its urban landscape in recent years.


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The relationship between sharing and the creation of smart, inter-connected cities was a central topic of this session.


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The panel discussed how nature can help solve urban problems by helping cities move from linear solutions to circular solutions. 


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Urban experts met to explore strategies and opportunities for the creation of a truly circular city.



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In a pivotal session on the "Reinventing Cities" programme, speakers explored how grassroots community building can transform a city.


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The closing session of the Climate Innovation Summit featured two leading thinkers outlining the future challenges that we face as a society.


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The plenary brought together world leaders for a discussion on the role of cities to mitigate climate change.


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Climate KIC is “putting resources exactly where they are needed to catalyse change: cracking the conundrum that great low-carbon projects still struggle to attract investment, and bringing together radical innovators from both public and private sectors to change the pattern of urban development.”

Kirsten Dunlop,

CEO of Climate KIC

Mark Watts,

CEO of C40

“In order to significantly accelerate climate action, we need to generate different economic models, new ways of doing business, earning money, using materials and resources and living on this planet.”

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