The Conclave is India's flagship event in climate policy and carbon market space, organized annually by FICCI in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India.
The Conclave was launched by FICCI in November 2007 as the "India Carbon Market Conclave". The Conclave brought global carbon credit buyers, investors, and financiers in contact with a large cross-section of Indian stakeholders. The Conclave was rechristened as "India Climate Policy and Business Conclave" in 2013 to reflect on domestic and international climate policy, and business perspectives and initiatives on climate mitigation and adaptation. It is a platform for policy dialogue, knowledge sharing on global developments, and highlighting corporate action on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Over last 15 years, the Conclave has garnered global participation from over 30 countries and attracted stakeholders from the entire spectrum of climate change and carbon market.
The Climate Policy and Business Conclave aims to be a landmark event, convening a diverse array of stakeholders from the business community, governments, civil society, academia, and the financial sector. The conclave will provide a platform for comprehensive discussions and collective action to address the multifaceted challenges posed by climate change. By fostering collaboration, innovation, and knowledge exchange, this conclave seeks to accelerate the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon, and climate-resilient global economy.
The 14th ICPBC as a run-up to UNFCCC COP28 will take a stock of efforts on emission reduction and deliberate on India's roadmap for a low-carbon/net-zero development, especially in the hard to abate sectors, and how to achieve it within the time limit.
Further, partnership is a powerful driver in the collective effort to reduce emissions throughout the value chain, fostering a sustainable and low-carbon future. As societies face the urgent need to mitigate the impacts of climate change, it has become evident that no single sector or industry can achieve significant emissions reductions in isolation. Instead, collaborative efforts across various sectors are essential to address the complex challenges associated with greenhouse gas emissions.