Climate change

What role for dispute resolution in supporting the Paris climate agreement?

climate disputes

The ICC International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a panel of experts to discuss how the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement can be supported through methods of international dispute settlement.

5 key takeaways from COP23 Business and Industry day

FIJI Seruiratu COP23 business day

Private sector commitment to meet objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate change was put under the spotlight during a dedicated business and industry day (BINGO Day), which took place in Bonn, Germany, during the ongoing climate talks under the UNFCCC.

Business commits to climate action in New Delhi

ICC at 2017 Business and Climate Summit

The third annual Business and Climate Summit—the leading forum for business leaders, investors and policymakers on climate action—is taking place from 31 August to 1 September this year in New Delhi, India. The Summit aims to showcase business leadership in addressing climate change and highlight how business can help governments achieve climate objectives.

Industry is a driver of innovation for global climate protection

Dr Kurt Bock, CEO BASF

The G20 Summit gets underway on Friday in Hamburg, Germany bringing together leaders of the world's largest economies. Expectations for the group to endorse an ambitious climate and energy action plan are high but in this guest blog for ICC, Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and CEO of BASF, and Chairman of the Business-20 (B20) Taskforce on Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency says successful climate protection will only be possible through collective, global action.

UN Oceans Conference side-event showcases private sector solutions to worsening climate impacts

Oceans are under threat from climate change impacts

In what ways can the private sector fight climate change affecting our oceans? With climate change effects on the ocean having a growing impact on economies, food and water security, settlement patterns and human safety and security, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), is joining forces with the World Maritime University (WMU) and the Government of Sweden to host discussions on the role of the private sector in providing practical solutions to address the problem.

ICC reacts to US Paris Agreement withdrawal

ICC Piracy

The International Chamber of Commerce—the world’s largest business organization—has expressed deep concerns at reports that the United States may be set to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Six recommendations to combat climate change with market mechanisms

Environment claims

With the COP22 Conference on Climate Change currently underway, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued new recommendations to enhance the contribution of market mechanisms to speeding emissions reductions under the Paris Climate Agreement.