Climate and Business: ClimB

The Climate and Business Forum (ClimB) is IGF’s premier platform for corporates to identify the best strategies and opportunities through climate-friendly technologies for positive impact and business development.


Launched in 2022 in association with Bloomberg in London, ClimB has since hosted various summits in London and the UAE having convened Ministers of Climate Change and Environment, Investment from India, the UAE and the UK alongside world business leaders at the forefront of sustainable investment and development including Michael Bloomberg, COP26 President - Alok Sharma, Sadguru and others.

ClimB is a Platform for

Innovators to showcase the innovative solutions applicable to sustainable and green development.

Policy Experts to explore and accelerate the pace of the most climate-effective solutions.

Funds to identify the most cutting-edge innovations in climate solutions and explore ways to develop them.

Businesses to scope the most effective climate technologies and strategies that will impact and disrupt the market.


Exclusive briefings and outcome-driven roundtable programmes to engage in critical knowledge sharing.

Opportunities to build strong and strategic B2B and B2G connections.

Brand association with leading sustainable leaders and organisation.

Showcasing the latest climate technology and business innovation.


ClimB programmes are designed to operate and impact the key issues and opportunities at the climate-business-technology nexus. They are comprised of a series of focussed roundtable sessions convening key stakeholders across policy, business, start-ups, and R&D institutes, followed up with reports articulating key recommendations to policymakers, and media engagement to disseminate (where appropriate) key findings and outcomes to wider audiences.

Sustainable Urban Development  

Mission: Identify key strategies to tackle urban challenges in Sustainable Urban Development by providing actionable solutions and fostering sustainable growth.

Food Security and Nutrition

Mission: Identify innovative and green solutions to address challenges around sustainable food production, processing, and distribution.

Energy Diversification and Security

Mission: Identify key opportunities for investment and collaboration for India to create sustainable energy security solutions that serve as a global blueprint.

‘We all have a responsibility to move faster in tackling climate change, and India has a major role to play. Thanks to the leadership of Manoj Ladwa, India Global Forum is doing a great job of bringing together global climate leaders and with India’s G20 presidency in 2023, the world will be looking to India’s public and private sector leaders for bold leadership.

Michael Bloomberg

Chairman and Founder, Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies


ClimB Briefing

Revolutionising Food Supply Chains for a Sustainable Tomorrow

28 September 2023


Join us in a discussion that explores the profound impact of transforming food supply chains on the environment and business landscapes. Discover how sustainable practices, circular economy models, and technological advancements are driving change and reshaping the way we produce, distribute, and consume food. Learn about the potential for innovation, cost savings, and ethical responsibility within these dynamic shifts.

ClimB Briefing

Climate Health Diplomacy: Bridging Nations for a Sustainable Future

9 November 2023

Taj, Buckingham Gate, London

This discussion will address the urgent link between climate change and public health. Explore strategies for international collaboration, policy alignment, and resource mobilisation to ensure a sustainable, healthy future for all. Delve into two crucial subthemes: 'Mitigating Climate-Induced Health Risks' and 'Strengthening Global Resilience Through Cross-Border Partnerships’.

ClimB Briefing

Navigating Sustainable Transportation Solutions for Future Cities

28 November 2023


This discussion on the electrifying transformation of urban transportation explores the potential of electric mobility to reshape cities by reducing emissions, enhancing air quality, and reimagining transportation infrastructure. Uncover the opportunities and challenges that businesses can harness as we journey towards a cleaner, more efficient urban mobility landscape.

Climate Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Driving Sustainable Solutions

Summit (IGF ME&A)

30 November 2023


The 2nd edition of IGF’s ClimB Forum in the Middle East explores the intersection of climate leadership, policy innovation, and sustainable economic development. Engage in thought-provoking discussions, collaborate with industry leaders, and unlock opportunities for meaningful action by identifying pioneering ideas, cutting-edge technologies and success stories driving sustainable climate solutions across the Middle East, India, Africa and the world.

ClimB Briefing

Decoding Energy Security: Green Hydrogen

11 January 2023


India’s potential to lead in renewable batteries and green hydrogen production is undeniable, with projections suggesting a potential $80 billion market by 2030. By focusing on green hydrogen production and export, India aims to phase out grey hydrogen, leading to a substantial reduction of 28 million tonnes of CO2 by 2050. This session will explore India’s journey in accelerating the production of Green Hydrogen and key opportunities for investment and collaboration therein.

Members Briefing

Funding Tech for a Sustainable Future

24 January 2024

Taj, Buckingham Gate, London

The Indian start-up system is leading the charge on green innovation and technologies. India’s potential to lead in renewable batteries and green hydrogen production has a potential $80 billion market by 2030. However, this commitment necessitates robust international support, backed by an annual investment of $160 billion to achieve the ambitious goal of net-zero emissions by 2070. This session will identify technologies that can drive sustainable business and key strategies to fund their growth.

IGF Annual Summit 2024

Funding Climate Action (Forum/ RT)

March 2024


Post-2025 climate finance targets and calls for reforming financial institutions highlight the demand for transparent, equitable capital allocation. Climate finance innovation, including digital platforms and data analytics, offers efficient ways to boost funding, ensure accountability, and bolster investor confidence. Join experts in this Forum to explore integrating these mechanisms into global climate financial flows for informed, evidence-backed decisions.

ClimB Briefing

Decoding Energy Security: Carbon Capture

26 April 2024


Greening India's economy could boost GDP by $1T by 2030 and $15T by 2070, generating 50M jobs. But to unlock this potential, India must slash fossil fuel reliance via investments in emissions control, cleaner operations, and carbon capture, addressing emissions comprehensively. This Session will explore key carbon capture technologies and strategies to scale them quickly.

IGF’s UK-India Week 2024 ClimB Forum

Collaborative Innovations for Sustainable Climate Future

June 2024


Climate change presents a worldwide challenge demanding cooperation among governments, businesses, researchers, and communities. Innovation fosters novel ideas, technologies, and strategies to tackle its intricate issues. Discover groundbreaking solutions, foster cross-border partnerships, and pave the way for a greener tomorrow by leveraging finance and technology in the fight against climate change.


Narendra Modi

Prime Minister of India

HM King Charles III

Rishi Sunak

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director General, World Health Organization

Dr S. Jaishankar

Minister of External Affairs, Government of India

Liz Truss

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

H.E Dr. Thani bin Ahmed AL Zeyoudi

Minister of state for Foreign Trade, Government of UAE

Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Government of India

Boris Johnson

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Piyush Goyal

Minister of Railways & Minister of Commerce & Industry, Government of India