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Turning climate innovation into action

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

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Insights from Milan

Climate Innovation Summit // 2017

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



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


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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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You are invited to view the presentations of all the speakers. They are available to share or download. 

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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.”

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.”

Kirsten Dunlop,

CEO of Climate KIC

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