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November 21, 2023
Boomitra at COP28
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As world leaders, innovators, and activists converge at the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai, Boomitra will be shaping discourse around climate action and sustainable agriculture. With a series of engaging events and participation, we are excited to share our expertise, insights, and innovative solutions towards a more resilient and sustainable future.

 

Join Boomitra at these COP28 events:

 

Boomitra Pavilion: Unlocking Climate Action at a Gigaton Scale

Date: Monday, December 4th | 12:00 – 15:00
Location: Expo City Dubai – Centre for the Planet | Green Zone
Join us at our pavilion for an afternoon dedicated to exploring soil carbon projects and their profound impact on rural communities across Mexico, India, and Kenya. Expect insightful 15-minute “lightning talks” at the top of each hour, providing a deep dive into our work in these regions. This event also offers an excellent opportunity for networking and experiencing our latest technologies through demos and engaging video presentations.

Speakers include: Aadith Moorthy, Founder and CEO, Boomitra; Angelo Sartori, Director of Regional Engagement, VERRA; Franklin Khobung, Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Government of India; Rajashree Joshi, Program Director, BAIF Development Research Foundation; Simon Winter, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture; and Anirudh Keny, Director of Business Development & Partnerships – APAC & Africa, Boomitra.

 

Mastercard Panel: Crossing the Climate Chasm: Catalyzing and Scaling Innovation Ecosystems for Inclusive Climate Resilience

Date: Tuesday, December 5th | 10:30 – 11:30
Location: Resilience Hub | Blue Zone
Boomitra will be part of a crucial discussion on how fintech solutions can strengthen climate resilience, especially for vulnerable communities in the Global South. This panel aims to bridge the gap between innovation and practical implementation in the field of climate resilience. Panelists: Ellen Jackowski, Chief Sustainability Officer at Mastercard, Vijay Palat, Founder & CEO of LEAF, Aadith Moorthy, CEO & Founder of Boomitra, David del Ser, Chair and Chief Innovation Officer at BFA Global.

 

World Food Programme Panel: Innovation for Adaptation: Tackling the Climate and Hunger Emergencies

Date: Tuesday, December 5th | 13:00 – 14:00
Location: UN Climate Change Global Innovation Hub | Blue Zone
In this event, Boomitra, S4S Technologies, and EcoRich Solutions will present how our solutions are addressing the dual crises of climate change and global hunger. A panel and Q&A will follow with thought leaders in innovation and climate action, including Saliha Dobardzic, Senior Climate Change Specialist, Adaptation Fund, and Ms. Gillian Hinde, EY Global Corporate Responsibility Leader.

Sign up to attend in person or virtually.

 

Bloomberg Green Panel: Sustainable Food Systems

Date: Tuesday, December 5th | 15:20 – 16:00
Location: Jumeirah Emirates Towers
This panel discussion, featuring Aadith Moorthy, CEO & Founder of Boomitra, Pilar Cruz, Chief Sustainability Officer of Cargill, and Dhanush Dinesh, Founder & Chief Climate Catalyst of Clim-Eat and steered by Siobhan Wagner, Green Editor at Bloomberg, will explore the innovations and strategic partnerships crucial for reducing agricultural emissions and optimizing production.

Learn more: Bloomberg Green at COP28 Agenda

 

BNP PARIBAS: What’s next for ESG data: Generative AI, Disclosures and Physical Climate Risk and Biodiversity Modeling

Date: Wednesday, December 6th | 7:30 – 9:00
Location: Leen’s, Dubai
This panel will focus on the role of AI in tackling climate and biodiversity issues. Aadith Moorthy and other panelists will discuss how AI can support climate reporting, manage risks, and drive sustainable decision-making.

 

Boomitra Panel: Soil Health for Climate and Food Systems: A Multi-Sector Approach

Date: Wednesday, December 6th | 14:00 – 15:30
Location: TA2-130 Ground Floor | Blue Zone
The panel discussion will focus on strategies for enhancing climate resilience, achieving food security, and leveraging the voluntary carbon market to incentivize soil carbon sequestration on a global scale. Panelists will offer diverse perspectives on advancing soil recarbonization efforts and outline collaborative approaches for NGOs and governments to catalyze and support these initiatives.

Panelists include: Aadith Moorthy, Founder & CEO of Boomitra, Satya Tripathi, Secretary-General of GASP and UNEP, Toby Janson-Smith, Chief Program Development and Innovation Officer of VERRA, and Daniel Vicente Ortega-Pacheco, Co-Chair Expert Panel of The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM). The conversation will be moderated by Natasha Mudhar, Global Chief Executive of Sterling Global and Founder, The World We Want.

 

DP World Panel: Perspectives on Building a Global and Resilient Carbon Credit Market

Date: Saturday, December 9th | 10:30 – 12:00
Location: DP World Center in the Energy Transition Hub | Green Zone
This session delves into carbon market dynamics, pivotal for global decarbonisation. It contrasts pricing trends in emission reduction and carbon credit removal, exploring the interplay between voluntary and compliance markets. Panelists discuss reframing the carbon market narrative, emphasizing effective due diligence by companies to mitigate reputational risks linked to greenwashing.

Speakers: Maha AlQattan, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, DP World; Alexandra Bowes-Lyon, Global Head of Philanthropy, Space for Giants; Julio Friedman. Chief Scientist. Carbon Direct; Piotr Konopka, Group VP, Global Decarbonisation & Energy Programmes, DP World; Aadith Moorthy, Founder & CEO, Boomitra.

 

The Ethereum Climate Platform

Date: Saturday, December 2nd | 16:00 – 17:00

Stay tuned for more information.

 

Other events we will be attending include the Inaugural Climate Leaders’ Assembly, UAE COP28 Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum, Climate Impact X Cocktails & Conservation Networking Event, and Verra COP28 Reception.

 

We invite you to join us at these events to explore and discuss innovative solutions for climate resilience, sustainable agriculture, and carbon sequestration. Together, we can drive meaningful action and foster a more sustainable future.

 

Stay updated on our journey at COP28 by following us on our social media for live updates and insights.

Boomitra Team
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