International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has issued a letter to Environment Ministers of all United Nations’ Member States calling for bold, forward-looking recommendations from its third and final substantive session to be brought to the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York.
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As the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum takes place in New York, ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO called on governments to step up their national climate plans by 2020.
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ICC, the world business organization, is marking World Environment Day by highlighting innovative companies around the world committed to beat plastic pollution.
As the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Focal Point for business and industry, ICC illustrated how business is playing a role as a key partner in achieving the global climate goals at a multistakeholder engagement session in Bonn last week.
On 2 February 2018, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)—in its capacity as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Focal Point for business and industry—convened a workshop on the Talanoa Dialogue.
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.
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.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Chairman Harold (Terry) McGraw and Secretary General John Danilovich join prominent business leaders and over 40 heads of state or government at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) which begins in Davos, Switzerland today.
Welcoming the first potential elements of a new climate treaty negotiation text, ICC has underscored the need for clear policies and collaborative undertakings for business to scale up investments in climate solutions.