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.
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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.
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.
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.
At the B20 Summit in Berlin, Germany this week, global business presented recommendations to the G20, urging governments towards greater international cooperation.
Welcoming the solid steps made to advance the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has underscored the need for clear policies and collaborative undertakings for business to scale up investments and climate solutions.
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.
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).
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.
The second Business & Climate Summit - convened by a network of partners that represent over 6 million businesses worldwide – called for swifter government action on climate and the ratification of the Paris Agreement without further delay.