What are the potential benefits of a Global Pact for the Environment?
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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.
At a substantive session of the United Nations’ (UN) General Assembly ad hoc working group on the Global Pact for the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya, ICC laid out its plans to work with governments to fill gaps in international environmental law.
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.
The International Chamber of Commerce has welcomed an agreement, secured on Saturday at climate talks in Poland, that provides a Rulebook for countries to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement.
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.
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.
The automotive industry can do more to prevent global warming than laws require, argues Volkmar Denner, CEO of Bosch in this guest article for ICC.
Business is stepping up climate action and a Paris Rulebook will give business the framework it needs to go further, says the International Chamber of Commerce, which represents business and industry at the 24th Conference of Parties (COP24).
Why does business care about maintaining biodiversity? In short, because biodiversity matters to everyone and everything.