Countdown to COP20: Register for the Caring for Climate Business Forum!

Dec 1, 2014 1:30 PM ET

Countdown to COP20: Register for the Caring for Climate Business Forum!

Just two weeks until the Caring for Climate Business Forum on 8-9 December in Lima, Peru. 

Gain first-hand insight on the UN climate meetings and what they mean for business. Discuss the role of business as solutions providers in a new low-carbon economy. Learn from corporate leaders about opportunities for effective action on climate change.

Join businesses and investors that are leading on climate action.

Click here to register. Questions? Contact:


Important Visa Information for Travel to Peru
Business Forum participants that require visa to enter Peru, will be issued a visa as long as they can prove with documentation that they are going to take part in a COP20 event. A copy of the Caring for Climate Business Forum invitation letter and/or confirmation of payment for the Business Forum meets the documentation requirement.

Participants may submit visa applications online at You will need to submit a copy of your passport, a photograph and a copy of the Caring for Climate Business Forum invitation letter and/or confirmation of payment.

What's on the Programme? Who's speaking?
The Forum provides the unique opportunity to learn, engage and discuss amibtion, innovation and collaboration on climate change with business, Government delegates, UN representatives and heads of civil society organizations from all regions of the world. Executives from China, Brazil, South Africa, Colombia, Canada, the UK and many other countries have already registered and plenary session speakers have been confirmed. View the updated programme.

Get Ready: Download the Forum Mobile App
In an effort to decrease our paper waste, a mobile application is available for download today. The UN Global Compact mobile app provides up-to-the-minute information on the Forum programme, speakers, resources, polls, tweeting and more.

Important: If you have already downloaded last year’s Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP19/CMP9 app, please delete the event from your UN Global Compact app and follow these quick and easy steps to download this year’s event app today:

  • Visit your App Store, search UN Global Compact and install the app
  • After opening the app, select Events and then List of Events
  • Click on the Plus Button (+) to download the Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP20/CMP10 event
  • Once download is complete, click on the Event

Call for Climate-Smart Case Studies

Caring for Climate invites signatories to submit case studies that showcase the use of low-carbon, climate-smart solutions in Latin America and beyond. Case studies will be included in the Forum media and press kit and must meet the following requirements:

  • Highlight a successful low-carbon and/or climate-smart business-led solution.
  • Focus on one of the Forum's themes of mitigation, adaptation, technology, finance or cross-cutting issues such as carbon pricing, responsible policy engagement or long-term goal setting.
  • Describe a specific challenge or issue, how it was addressed, the impact or outcomes of the project and any new opportunties that were presented.

Submissions should include a link to further information, contact information and should not exceed 250 words. Case studies located in Latin America are appreciated.

Please send submissions to

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