Cities Climate Action Summit

April 18-20, 2023

Cities Climate Action Summit 2023


The Cities Climate Action Summit is organized by SmartCitiesWorld to help cities tackle climate change. The three-day summit is being held as an in-person (London) and virtual event between April 18-20, 2023.

The summit convenes expert speakers from cities from around the world and include a concurrent exhibition of climate solution providers.

Urban Climate Action

The need for urban climate action has never been so urgent and the summit aims to help cities understand the actions to take in three critical areas:

· Policy development

· Climate financing

· Technology deployment



The Hague


Lauren Sorkin

Executive Director, Resilient Cities Network

Daniel Stander

Deputy Chair, Resilient Cities Network

Program of Events

This program is being updated and some event details are subject to change. All times are

indicated in British Summer Time (BST).

For event inquiries contact: events@r-cities.org

Event Description

April 18, 2023 (Virtual)


Progress and next steps for current climate action plans
An update on how cities are progressing their climate action plans, what the next steps are, and how they’re driving forward by using data to monitor, gather insight, and take action
The Hague

April 18, 2023 (Virtual)


Prioritizing the challenges of building resilience
A panel of experts representing cities, finance and technologists delve into the core challenges of building climate resilience and what city leaders can do to overcome them, keeping equity, budget and community front of mind
Lauren Sorkin

April 19, 2023 (London County Hall)


Funding climate plans via public-private partnerships
Cities and finance groups come together to demonstrate the value of their public-private partnerships in funding climate action, and explain how these models can be replicated for broader climate action around the world
Daniel Stander

April 20, 2023 (Virtual)


Climate financing and creating bankable projects
Discover how cities and regions are creating more bankable climate and environmental projects that demonstrate clear ROI for private investors beyond ESG responsibilities
Lauren Sorkin

To find out more about the summit program, visit link: https://www.smartcitiesworld.net/ccas2023-agenda