The Shenzhen International Low Carbon City Forum was established in June 2013 and has been successfully held for ten sessions under the guidance of the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, and the People's Government of Guangdong Province. After years of accumulation, the forum has grown into an international forum with high visibility and influence in the global green and low-carbon field. It has become an international platform for disseminating the concept of green development, showcasing the determination and effectiveness of national carbon peaking and carbon neutrality through Shenzhen, and promoting practical cooperation among all parties.
The Shenzhen International Low Carbon City Forum fully utilized the agglomeration effect of green and low-carbon industries, held the Blue Sky Award in the field of global sustainable development, and solicited and selected approximately 640 green and low-carbon technologies with investment value for the global market; The international green and low-carbon technology project roadshow and trade fair have brought new technological paths for Shenzhen's green and low-carbon technology innovation and industrial transformation and development, promoting practical cooperation and promotion of scientific and technological achievements. Through the forum, extensive international cooperation relationships have been established, and Shenzhen has signed cooperation agreements with cities such as Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, and Los Angeles in the United States; Organize South South cooperation training courses, theme days in countries such as the Netherlands, France, and Italy, establish international communication channels, and share excellent cases from domestic and foreign cities.
Over the years, the forum has attracted over 10000 guests from over 60 countries and regions around the world, including senior United Nations officials, dignitaries from various countries, international institutions and organizations, top domestic and foreign experts and scholars, and representatives of renowned entrepreneurs. The eighth United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki moon, former Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands Anmary Yuritzma, former Vice President Al Gore of the United States, Nobel laureate (former Secretary of Energy) Steven Chu, Co Chairman of the Global Economic and Climate Commission Nicholas Stern, Director General of the World Trade Organization Jean Marie Bogan, Chief Economist of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, and others; Chinese Special Envoy for Climate Change, Xie Zhenhua, Honorary Director of the National Committee of Experts on Climate Change, Liu Yanhua, Former Deputy Director of the National Development and Reform Commission, Zhang Yong, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, Zhao Yingmin, Former Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, Long Yongtu, Chairman of BYD Co., Ltd., Wang Chuanfu, Founder of Vanke Group, Wang Shi, and others have all made speeches at the forum, which have had a significant impact at home and abroad. In the future, the forum will continue to stimulate innovation and cooperation capabilities, share and provide an exchange platform for best practice experiences, and work together with all sectors of the world to promote green, low-carbon, and sustainable development. We sincerely invite all cities, organizations, and individuals who are concerned about sustainable urban development to actively participate and work together to create a better future!