On the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, representatives from business, UN, government and other stakeholder groups engaged in discussions on the role of fiscal instruments in environmental policy-making.
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Global business has a strong presence at the 18th United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar and hopes that additional momentum will be created to move forward on a new global climate deal.
ICC experts underscored the crucial role played by business in tackling the challenges of climate change, at the 15th annual meeting of the International Business Forum (IBF) in Pretoria earlier this month.
Juan Elvira, Minister of the Environment, Mexico (right) and Carlos Busquets, Deputy Director, ICC Department of Policy and Business Practices, speaking at a media conference in Rio de Janeiro on the G20/B20 outcomes and Rio+20.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) today welcomed the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, as a stepping stone to achieve sustainable development while helping to eradicate poverty.
Business and industry representatives are increasingly concerned with the slow pace of negotiations reported during the first week of Rio+20 meetings in Brazil, with little change on previously held positions.
Green economy and sustainable development require immediate action, says private sector; Short term action is critical for long term investment, cooperation and implementation.
ICC hosted the “Creativity 4 Innovation Forum” on 13 June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event brought together senior corporate executives, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, government officials, media and other stakeholder groups.
In the run-up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), business representatives, government officials and other stakeholders engaged in a two-day consultation in The Hague, the Netherlands.
ICC provided business input for the United Nations’ (UN) upcoming Rio+20 Conference at a two-day consultation beginning in The Hague, the Netherlands, today with the aim of further mapping out the private sector’s role in the transition to a green economy.