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Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM5 Roundtables Report

Report offers insights from candid dialogues among industry, government, and other clean energy stakeholders

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Clean Energy Ministerial Releases CEM5 Roundtables Report

The new report captures the ideas and recommendations of the government and private sector leaders who participated in six clean energy roundtables held as part of the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5).

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) has released a report summarizing key outcomes from the six public-private roundtables that were held as part of the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul in May 2014. Public-Private Roundtables at the Fifth Clean Energy Ministerial captures the key messages and recommendations of the government and private-sector leaders who participated in the discussions.

The roundtables provide an opportunity for the CEM participating energy ministers and other high-level officials to engage in an open discussion with the private sector, civil society organizations, and other experts on particularly salient clean energy issues. The discussions capture the various perspectives, inform current CEM initiative work, and encourage ongoing public–private dialogue and cooperation to further clean energy progress.

CEM5 provided a venue for leaders in multiple sectors to participate in targeted discussions.

This year’s roundtable participants—including energy ministers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, experts from laboratories and academia, and executive directors of civil society organizations—identified policies, practices, knowledge sharing, and other efforts that may be needed to address six clean energy challenges:

The CEM embraces the view that the transition to a global clean energy economy will require the private sector, governments, and other stakeholders to act together, bringing their respective abilities, strengths, and resources to the table. The clean energy transition will require expanded public–private collaboration and innovation to spur development, implementation, and scaling up of effective, sustainable clean energy policies and solutions.

For more information

Learn more about the public-private roundtables at CEM5.

Learn more about CEM’s public-private engagement efforts.