Savannah Turner

KPMG in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF): Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Blog Post created by Savannah Turner on Jun 11, 2018

KPMG in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) is pleased to announce the launch of a white paper titled: Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation.

Energy consumption and production activities account for two-thirds of global greenhouse gas emissions. As such, the energy sector offers the greatest potential for climate change mitigation and for future growth and prosperity. Meeting the climate change challenge in a faster time frame requires innovation breakthrough across multiple energy technology areas.

The Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation white paper identifies the need for a systemic approach for energy innovation as well as the global catalysts across various stages and technologies. This white paper proposes several bold ideas targeting regulatory frameworks and financial mechanisms that have the potential of achieving a step change in the pace of sustainable energy innovation designed to inspire decision-makers and spark discussions about future actions required.

Click here to read more about the bold ideas identified in the white paper which can better prepare you to engage in conversations about the future of sustainable energy including the topics below:

 

 

Climate change and the need to accelerate sustainable energy innovation.

Defining the energy innovation system.

Making the difference: Aligning catalysts for accelerating energy innovation.

Opportunities for step-changes to accelerate sustainable energy innovation.

Background

KPMG in collaboration with the World Economic Forum has developed the Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation white paper to identify and promote actions that the global community can take to accelerate the pace of innovation in sustainable energy and, in parallel, serve as a platform for public/private collaboration among stakeholders from business, government, civil society and selected innovation alliances who share a vision for a sustainable future.

As part of the World Economic Forum’s System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy, this white paper is based on preliminary insights gathered from more than 30 interviews with World Economic Forum constituents, backed by additional research and input from a variety of sources.

 

KPMG Global Energy Institute (GEI)

To register for KPMG's Global Energy Institute enabling you to automatically receive future content, as well as invitations to upcoming industry webcasts, please contact us at energy@kpmg.com.

 

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