The latest Business and Climate Summit in New Delhi was historic in several ways.
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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.
Non-state actors like businesses are essential to meeting the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement. A panel discussion at the recent ECOCITY World Summit in Melbourne, Australia explained why.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The International Chamber for Commerce (ICC) has produced a set of business recommendations on energy sustainability and security for G20 Energy ministers preparing for the Hangzhou G20 Leaders’ Summit scheduled to take place in September.
The Business & Climate Summit – the second annual gathering of leading global businesses and politicians dedicated to climate action – kicks off today to address how business can, and should, respond to the historic Paris Agreement.
International trade has a critical role to play in protecting the environment. Trade negotiations in environmental goods could make a significant contribution to the fight against climate change by speeding the deployment of clean and renewable energy technologies.