Collaboration for a Sustainable Future
The half-day session includes a discussion on the important and challenging task of working towards a carbon-neutral world. Leading the conversation for an insightful and thought-provoking dialogue on “Energy Transitions and the Climate Challenge” are Shell Head of Scenarios Team, Jeremy Bentham; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 1 Co-chair, Dr. Edvin Aldrian; Ateneo School of Government Dean, Dr. Antonio La Viña; and Philippine Department of Energy Secretary, Hon. Zenaida Y. Monsada.
In addition, WEnergy CEO Atem Ramsundersingh and TALINOev CEO Henry Abreu will give case study presentations on technologies that provide lower carbon solutions in power generation and transportation.
A special panel comprised of Shell companies of the Philippines Chairman Edgar Chua, Philippine Business for Social Progress Executive Director Rafael Lopa, City of Marikina Mayor Del De Guzman, and National Competitiveness Council of the Philippines Private Sector Co-Chairman Guillermo Luz will share positive, practical, and inspiring projects in the Philippines that promote environmental and urban resilience.
Dutch artist and innovator, Daan Roosegaarde, joins the list of speakers to present his Smog Free Project, the world’s largest air purifier that absorbs smog and turns it into fine pieces of jewelry.
Shell Powering Progress Together Manila will again welcome over 250 thought leaders from government, business, NGOs, academe, and media.