Outcome

Summary of Content

The R20 Austrian World Summit 2018 was packed with facts, best practice examples, expert views, trends, challenges and motivating messages combined with insights in businesses and politics regarding climate action. Here you can find a document summarizing the high level panels in the morning and all sessions of the day.

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R20 AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT SPECIAL REPORT 2018

Numerous companies and organizations followed our call for Best Practice Projects focusing on Biomass & Waste to Energy. The top ten projects have been selected and assessed in this Special Report and they also were part of the Austrian World Summit 2018. The selected companies and organisations all have one thing in common: They make a significant contribution to realise sustainable projects with their technologies and know-how in developing and emerging countries. The report identifies success factors and policy recommendations for future projects.

The call was part of the brainbows Post-Paris-Navigator, an initiative supported by the Austrian Development Agency and the Austrian Economic Chambers.

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Message to the World

The R20 AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT is not a one-day event but part of a global process to implement and accelerate climate action. As a milestone on the road to the COP 24 in Katowice, Poland (Dec 3-14) the summit has spread a strong message to the world, signed by Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Monika Langthaler. The COP 24 and the Talanoa Dialogue are crucial opportunities to get involved in the UN Climate Negotiations. More updates will be available soon.

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