Media Advisory for 1-11 December 2015: Members of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate present during COP21

Paris – Former President of Mexico and Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, Felipe Calderón, will be in Paris during the UNFCCC Climate Negotiations to lend his support to ensuring a strong outcome. He will be joined by fellow Global Commissioners:

  • Lord Nicholas Stern, Co-chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics, President of the British Academy.
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Finance Minister of Nigeria.
  • Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever.
  • Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).
  • Kristin Skogen Lund, Director-General of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise.

Last week, 24 members of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate released a statement urging a strong international commitment at the Paris climate negotiations. Members of the Commission listed above may be available for media interviews upon request.

Experts from the Commission’s flagship project, the New Climate Economy, and its partner institutions that are also attending and available for media include:

  • Helen Mountford, Programme Director of the New Climate Economy
  • Michael Jacobs, Senior Advisor to the New Climate Economy
  • Nick Godfrey, Head of Policy and Urban Development
  • Jeremy Oppenheim, Director, McKinsey & Co and Chair of the New Climate Economy

For media inquiries, please contact Ferzina Banaji (Ferzina.Banaji@newclimateeconomy.net; +1 202 372 5885) and Austin Morton (Austin.Morton@newclimateeconomy.net; +1 973 271 9761).

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