Dubai is poised to elevate its stature as a leading advocate for global climate change action and sustainable finance innovation with the fast-approaching Future Sustainability Forum (“The Forum”).
Hosted by Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial hub in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, the Future Sustainability Forum will take place on 4-5 October 2023 at the Ritz-Carlton, DIFC.
The Forum is set to showcase Dubai’s commitment to pioneering sustainable practices within the financial ecosystem and momentum to drive forward the global sustainability agenda, on the Path to COP28.
Over 1,000 global government and industry leaders, representing 30+ countries, are set to converge, highlighting the synergies between finance and sustainability, and exploring avenues to accelerate global transitions to sustainable economies. The agenda features keynote addresses by H.E. Essa Kazim, Governor, DIFC and Arif Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, DIFC Authority as well as fireside chats with H.E. Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, UAE and Honourable Quincia Gumbs-Marie, Minister of Sustainability, Innovation and Environment, Government of Anguilla.
The Forum will showcase the UAE’s pursuit of sustainability, especially within the financial sector, offering a platform for global experts to exchange insights and foster collaborations for a low-carbon, climate-resilient future. Discussions and panels are set to focus on ESG embedding, Net-Zero pathways, and the transformation of capital to drive low-carbon transitions, among other pivotal topics.
Global Alignment & Commitment
The Forum’s agenda is aligned with the ambitious long-term goals of the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030, demonstrating the international commitment to combat climate change, and promoting sustainability.