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Formula E at COP28

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Championing sustainability in sport

For the third year running we’re thrilled to be representing elite sport at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), hosted by the UAE. Across the conference we're highlighting the power of sport and our ecosystem in combating climate change and advancing sustainable innovation, alongside teams Envision Racing, and NEOM McLaren, our partners ABB, DHL and UNICEF, and a host of others.

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Celebrating 10 seasons of Net Zero 

Sunday 3rd December - UNICEF panel with Aarti Dabas, Formula E Chief Media Officer (invite only)

Location: The Address Hotel, Marina Dubai
Time: 0800-0900

A closed door round table (Chatham house rules) chaired by Ed Russell and co-hosted with the Economist Impact. The Executive Director will lead a high-level discussion around the theme of climate adaptation and community resilience building.  

Tuesday 5th December - DHL Masterclass with Julia Palle (invite only)

Location: DHL Innovation Centre 

Showcasing the technology and sustainable freight solutions DHL develops within the championship and the value it sees in the championship. Additional information about the event.

Tuesday 5th December - Bloomberg Green thought leadership evening reception with Formula E delegation and special guests (invite only)

Location: Jumeirah Emirates Tower

Bloomberg Green at COP28 is an immersive experience designed to delve into pragmatic strategies for cross-sector climate action.


Wednesday 6th December - Formula E Green Zone Session – ‘Formula E’s Race Against Climate Change’

Location: COP28 Green Zone Main Stage (Dubai Amphitheatre), Dubai Expo City
Time: 1130-1230 

During Formula E’s session, moderated by Sky Sports’ David Garrido, you’ll hear how the all-electric motorsport championship continues to be a pioneer within motorsport, technology and sustainability, providing fans with spectacular racing and teams and partners with a world-leading test bed to develop cutting-edge sustainable solutions. 

During two sessions you’ll hear from:

Jeff Dodds – CEO, Formula E 
Ian James - Team Principal, NEOM McLaren Formula E Racing Team, Team Principal 
Sylvain Filippi - Managing Director and CTO, Envision Racing Formula E
Mike Umiker – Managing Director, ABB Energy Efficiency Movement 
Fathi Tlatli, President Global Sector Auto-Mobility at DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation, DHL 
UNICEF spokesperson, Global Partnership Team

Register for a Green Zone Pass

Thursday 7th December - Formula E panel at Future Mobility Hub during its Sustainability in Sport Day

Location: Future Mobility Hub  DMCC, 1001 10th Floor, Uptown Tower Uptown Dubai
Time: 1715-1800


During this panel session you’ll hear how teams and partners from Formula E are working together in developing the cutting edge racing series and how learnings and technology can be transferred to wider consumer audiences and applications. 

Formula E networking evening drinks reception for teams, partners, ecosystem and invited special guests 

Location: Future Mobility Hub  DMCC, 1001 10th Floor, Uptown Tower Uptown Dubai
Time: 1800-1930

Friday 8th December - UNFCCC Sport 4 Climate Action athlete panel including Lucas di Grass, representing the Formula E Championship

Location: Blue Zone, UNFCCC
Time: TBC 

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