Ambani is the sole Indian on the Advisory Committee to the President of COP28, alongside Sunita Narain, Director General of the Centre for Science and Environment
Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani who runs the largest private sector corporation in the country, Reliance Industries, has been named to the President's Advisory Committee for the 28th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Ambani, the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries, joined the COP28 Advisory Council alongside Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, Olafur Grimsson, Chairman of Arctic Circle (Former President of Iceland), Laurent Fabius, President of COP21 / Paris Agreement, Former Prime Minister of France, Francesco La Camera, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and Bob Dudley, Chair of the Oil and Gas Authority.
Apart from Sunita Narain, Director General of the Centre for Science and Environment, Ambani is the only Indian on the Advisory Committee to the President of COP28.
Climate experts from six continents are represented in the COP28 UAE Advisory Committee. The 31 members of the Committee, 65 per cent of whom are from the Global South and represent policy, industry, energy, finance, civil society, youth, and humanitarian issues, will provide guidance and counsel to the COP Presidency in the run-up to COP28 and beyond.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be hosting the 28th Conference of Parties (COP 28) to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) from November 30 to December 12, 2023. It will take place at Dubai Expo City.