Ms. Figueres: Internationally recognised leader on global climate change and former Executive Secretary of UNFCCC (2010-2016). Her exceptional leadership led to the groundbreaking Paris Agreement of 2015. She is renowned for forging collaborations among governments, corporations, activists, and more, earning her credit as a pioneer of collaborative diplomacy.
Continuing her efforts, Ms. Figueres co-founded Global Optimism and co-hosts the popular podcast “Outrage & Optimism.” Her recently published book, “The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis,” provides essential insights on climate action. She is actively involved in the B Team, ACCIONA, and ACCIONA Energía, and chairs The Earthshot Prize Foundation, driving transformative environmental initiatives.
Book Ms. Figueres as a speaker on Oration Speakers to experience her captivating talks that inspire action. With expertise in climate change, she guides audiences on tackling the crisis and embracing a sustainable future. Join the movement towards a resilient planet by booking Ms. Figueres today. Together, we can make a lasting impact.
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Christiana Figueres is a renowned speaker who addresses a range of topics related to climate change and sustainable development at conferences. Some of the key areas she focuses on include:
- Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Figueres discusses strategies and actions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, transitioning to renewable energy, and building resilience to the impacts of climate change. She highlights the importance of international cooperation, policy frameworks, and technological innovations in addressing this global challenge.
- The Paris Agreement and International Climate Policy: As a key architect of the Paris Agreement, Figueres provides insights into the historic climate accord and its significance in global climate action. She elaborates on the negotiations, challenges, and achievements of the agreement, and emphasizes the need for continued implementation and increased ambition.
- Collaborative Diplomacy and Multisectoral Engagement: Figueres shares her experiences in forging collaborations among diverse stakeholders, including governments, businesses, civil society, and faith communities. She emphasizes the power of collaboration, inclusive decision-making, and collective action in driving transformative change and achieving sustainable development goals.
- Sustainable Development and Corporate Responsibility: Figueres highlights the critical role of businesses and corporations in addressing climate change and achieving sustainable development. She discusses the business case for sustainability, the integration of climate action into corporate strategies, and the importance of responsible practices and investments.
- Climate Communication and Advocacy: Figueres emphasizes the significance of effective climate communication in mobilizing public support and action. She provides guidance on conveying the urgency and importance of climate change to diverse audiences, inspiring behavioral change, and fostering a global movement for climate action.
These topics reflect Figueres’ expertise and experience in global climate policy and her commitment to inspiring transformative action to address the climate crisis.
These are just some of the topics that have proven valuable to customers in the past and are meant only to suggest Ms Figuere’s range and interests. For more information on these topics let us know. She researches each and every company he speaks to and for and the final topic is always finalised that works best for the needs of the audience.
Ms. Figueres: Internationally Recognized Leader on Global Climate Change | Speaker on Oration Speakers
Welcome to the inspiring world of Ms. Figueres, an internationally recognised leader on global climate change. As the former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from 2010 to 2016, she assumed a pivotal role in shaping the international climate change agenda.
After the disappointment of the 2009 Copenhagen conference, Ms. Figueres took charge of the climate change negotiations with unwavering determination. Her mission: to establish a universally agreed regulatory framework. With resolute focus, she directed a series of successful Conferences of the Parties, including Cancun 2010, Durban 2011, Doha 2012, Warsaw 2013, and Lima 2014. Ultimately, her efforts culminated in the historic Paris Agreement of 2015.
Throughout her tenure, Ms. Figueres demonstrated unparalleled leadership by forging collaborations among national and sub-national governments, corporations, activists, financial institutions, communities of faith, think tanks, technology providers, NGOs, and parliamentarians. This unprecedented collaboration resulted in the groundbreaking climate change agreement. Her visionary approach to collaborative diplomacy has earned her widespread recognition.
In her continued pursuit of global climate action, Ms. Figueres co-founded Global Optimism, a platform dedicated to accelerating the global response to climate change. She also co-hosts the popular podcast “Outrage & Optimism” and recently co-authored the acclaimed book, “The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis.” Her contributions extend beyond advocacy, as she serves as a member of the B Team and holds non-executive Board memberships in ACCIONA and ACCIONA Energía. Additionally, she chairs The Earthshot Prize Foundation, championing transformative environmental initiatives.
As a speaker on Oration Speakers, Ms. Figueres brings her unparalleled expertise and powerful insights to the stage. Her captivating talks inspire audiences to take action, providing invaluable guidance on tackling the climate crisis and embracing a sustainable future.
Book Ms. Figueres today and join the movement towards a resilient and thriving planet. Together, we can make a difference.