ICC has issued the following statement in support of the Biden Administration's commitment to cut American greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.
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The Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action – established in Washington DC in April 2019 on Finland’s initiative – brings together fiscal and economic policymakers from over 50 countries in leading the global climate response and in securing a just transition towards low-carbon resilient development.
From setting the gold standard for international advertising self-regulation since 1937 to enabling businesses to integrate ethics and compliance considerations into their operations, ICC plays a leading role in enabling high standards of corporate governance based on ethical business practices.
Since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has been helping businesses take bold climate action and working with governments and other stakeholders to support people and planet.
Genuine resilience in the recovery from Covid-19 will only be achieved if there is concerted action to reverse biodiversity loss, ICC Secretary John W.H. Denton AO has stated in a message to today’s United Nations Summit on Biodiversity.
In a major international broadcast, Maria Fernanda Garza – ICC First Vice-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Orestia – became one of the first signatories of the UN-recognised “SME Climate Commitment”, which forms part of the SME Climate Hub initiative launched to provide small businesses with clear commercial incentives to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has joined forces with global leaders in a pledge to Reverse Biodiversity Loss by 2030 for Sustainable Development.
A new SME Climate Hub will support small- and medium-sized businesses to curb carbon emissions to increase competitiveness.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) speaks with Paul Polman, ICC Chair and Co-founder of IMAGINE, about building back better toward a green economic recovery.
On the occasion of World Environment Day, ICC and the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, with the support of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), have announced a new partnership – “The SME Exponential Race to Zero”.