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MEDIA ADVISORY
November 13, 2017
Contact: Laura Tierney

Industry Delegation Speaks at COP 23 on Resiliency and Climate Action

The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and representatives of its delegation will be host a media briefing at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

WHEN:  November 14, 2017, 12:30 – 13:00 CET

WHERE: Press Conference Room 2, Bula Zone 3, and available on live web-cast and later on-demand here.

WHO:

Ms. Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy (moderator)
Mr. Jeff Moe, Director, Energy Policy and Global Product Advocacy, Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand
Mr. Clay Nesler, Vice President, Global Sustainability and Industry Initiatives, Johnson Controls
Mr. Thomas Weber, President, Jupiter Oxygen Corporation
Ms. Ashley Allen, Climate and Land Senior Manager, Mars, Inc.
Ms. Melissa Lavinson, Vice President, Federal Affairs and Policy and Chief Sustainability Officer, PG&E Corporation
Ms. Elizabeth Beardsley, Senior Policy Counsel, U.S. Green Building Council

WHY:

The Council is releasing a position paper on Powering Ambition at COP 23, which articulates how the falling costs of clean energy technologies makes it more affordable for countries to power ambition toward strong climate action.

These U.S. companies are driving the rapid transformation that is occurring in the energy sector in the United States and are climate leaders in their respective sectors.  In a rapid-fire format these individuals will highlight their latest corporate climate actions, why they participate at COP 23 and the role of the private sector to deliver mitigation and resiliency solutions.