The Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy
at COP 28




This year, the Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy returns at COP28 to present the progresses of the Human Rights Working Group.

Some of our members including 3M, Adani, Politecnico of Turin and Student Energy, together with Global Solar Council, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Renewable Alliance, will discuss how we can drive the change in the energy sector powering a more equitable world.


For those at COP28, please join us at: GRA & IRENA Blue Zone B2 Building 17 on December 9 at 16:00 GST – 13:00 CET



• 5′ | Moderator + Introduction: GWEC – Benji Strzelecki

→ WELCOME | The urgency of action in response to climate change and how a constructive collaboration between different stakeholders (such as civil society, institutions, industry, and innovators) can ensure a just transition – The Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy exemplifies such collaboration. Present a brief overview of the Alliance’s working groups and introduce the progresses of the Human Rights Working Group.


• 10′ | HR: Alliance RepresentativeSarah Bekkali

Exploring the Interconnection of Climate Change and Human Rights: Unveiling the industry’s vital role in confronting this challenge. An overview of Human Rights Working Group.


• 35′ | Panel discussion:

3MGayle Schueller
The Crucial Contribution of Innovation in tackling emerging Climate and Social challenges by the Industry.

Politecnico TorinoMario Ravera
→ UNIVERSITY ANGLE | Research serving as a compass for industry standards and continuous Improvement.

AdaniSantosh Kumar Singh
→ RENEWABLE INDUSTRY | How to leverage on renewable energy to support a Just Transition – obstacles & opportunities.

Youth Climate Leaders – Cassia Moraes
→ YOUTH GENERATION | Navigating the expectations of the next Generation by crafting effective collaboration frameworks between institutions and industry as a blueprint for success.

GRAAna Rovzar
The importance of GRA’s Mission and Synergies with the Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy.


• 10′ | Open discussion


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