Environment & Energy

ICC letter calls on UN environment ministers for bold recommendations

Business’ calls for G20 commitments to climate change to be upheld

International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has issued a letter to Environment Ministers of all United Nations’ Member States calling for bold, forward-looking recommendations from its third and final substantive session to be brought to the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York.

5 takeaways from the 5th ICC Asia Pacific CEO Forum

The 5th ICC Asia Pacific CEO Forum took place this week in Jakarta, bringing together government and business leaders for discussions on some of the most pressing global issues for people and the planet.

ICC convenes high-level business roundtable on the UN Global Pact for the Environment

Laurent Fabius, Former French Prime Minister in ICC

What should be the scope of an international treaty dedicated to the principles that guide environmental protection? In its capacity as Permanent Observer to the United Nations General Assembly and representing the UN Environment Focal Point, ICC hosted discussions at its global headquarters in Paris last week to consider the business perspective for a strong UN Global Pact for the Environment and how such a Pact could address gaps in international environmental law.

Taking advantage of sustainability

Michael Wilkins, Head of Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings, explores the key positive disruptors of the energy transition, namely climate initiatives and advancing technology.

Six takeaways from COP24 Business and Industry Day

Cop23 5 Takeaways Business Day

As new scientific research elucidates the need to take urgent and comprehensive climate action on the global level, business charted paths to a low-carbon economy at a major event in Katowice, Poland.