October 6, 2019

Ramboll is proud partner of C40 World Mayors Summit 2019

Ramboll aspires to help cities deliver sustainable solutions for the benefit of people and society at large. That’s why Ramboll is an active partner at the C40 Worlds Mayors Summit 2019 in Copenhagen, where the world’s megacities meet to address climate change together.

From 9-12 October 2019 the C40 World Mayors summit will take place in Copenhagen and Ramboll will play a key role during the summit as a partner of the event.

“The partnership serves as a unique opportunity for Ramboll to engage in dialogue with cities committed to combat climate change and to showcase our commitment as leader within sustainable solutions,” explains CEO Jens-Peter Saul.

At the summit experts from Ramboll will facilitate dialogues at master classes and roundtables within themes such as green transition, mobility, flood protection and urban development.

Insights from citizens to serve as inspiration

As a key lever for the dialogue with the cities, Ramboll will discuss and share experiences on how insights from citizens can be used in the planning process around climate action plans whilst fast-tacking implementation of sustainable solutions.

At an exclusive summit roundtable, Ramboll will be presenting a climate action readiness study that investigates citizens role regarding climate action, their climate action readiness and drivers and barriers for behavioral change.

The study will serve as inspiration on how cities can implement climate action and sustainable solutions through collaboration with citizens and through citizen action.

Ramboll will play at leading role at several events during the summit. See list of key events below.

Overview of key events

  • Summit roundtable on citizen action
    A roundtable session at the main Summit event will discuss how to increase the pace of climate action and how insights from citizens can lead change in cities. Roundtables will address air pollution in cities, mobility and climate adaptation.

  • Panel debate on markets of tomorrow at Cities & Business Forum
    Ramboll CEO Jens-Peter Saul will take part in panel debate about markets of tomorrow and how businesses can deliver on the climate targets at Cities & Business Forum, the main business event during the Summit.

  • Hall of City Solutions
    Ramboll will showcase inspirational sustainable solutions at the Hall of City Solutions at the Cities & Business Forum.

  • Cloudburst Plan Master Class
    Ramboll will present findings on cloudburst planning at a masterclass hosted by City of Copenhagen.

  • Live Like tomorrow: Transformation in mobility
    Together with Henning Larsen Architects, Ramboll debates how to transform old infrastructure into liveable urban areas. City officials, city executives and investors have been invited.

  • Master class on urban development in collaboration with City of Rio
    Ramboll will lead a masterclass and share experiences on urban development projects in Rio and discuss how partnerships drive sustainable city planning.

  • Roundtable at the Canadian Embassy about urban development
    Urban development roundtable with three of Canada´s major cities: Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.

  • Build like tomorrow
    Ramboll will engage in a debate session on why public private partnerships is the answer to addressing tomorrow’s challenges.

  • Cities Urban Innovation Call
    Ramboll will present a project on how to reduce the negative impacts of urban air pollution and the heat island effects.

  • Nordic Roundtable on Innovation Districts
    Ramboll will debate and share experience on how Nordic companies, universities and city governments are partnering to develop green and sustainable urban solutions.

  • Client reception event
    Ramboll will co-host reception with Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance (CNCA) with Vice Mayors and Climate Leads from the 21 CNCA cities and other leading cities.

  • Roundtable on sustainable transport solutions
    Ramboll will present sustainable transport solutions at roundtable at the Australian embassy with city officials from Sydney and Melbourne.