Business commits to climate action in New Delhi

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.

3 ways to reduce climate change impact on oceans


The 2017 United Nations Ocean Conference took place earlier this month seeking to mobilize action for the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources.

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.

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.

Climate Finance a Year after Paris: Driving Politics into Action

Paris Agreement

As the 22nd United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) takes place in Marrakech, Michael Wilkins of S&P Global Ratings discusses the progress climate finance has made since COP21 and what more can be achieved in this guest blog for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Heard at BCS: 6 views on trade and climate link

ICC sustainable cities

Trade and climate change have an inextricable and intimate relationship. During a plenary session led by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) at the Business and Climate Summit, business leaders and policymakers discussed trade policy priorities from a climate and green growth perspective.