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.
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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.
ICC actively promoted enabling conditions to shift and scale-up investments in green infrastructure, and raised awareness of risk mitigation instruments during the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Lima, Peru.
An International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) delegation to COP20 climate change talks currently underway in Lima, Peru has called for a greater and more central role for the private sector to United Nations (UN) climate negotiations leading up to a global deal in Paris in 2015.
Leading experts explored innovative solutions to create an enabling framework for low emissions technology diffusion during the recent Business and Industry Non-Governmental Organization (BINGO) Business Day which took place during the 19th annual Conference of the parties (COP) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) currently taking place in Warsaw.
An ICC-led side event at last week’s United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) in Bonn brought together leading experts to deliberate financial and economic instruments that can be used for environmental policy-making.
Throughout the two week climate conference in Doha, ICC highlighted business solutions that are addressing climate change. Many companies are reducing greenhouse gas emissions every day by deploying innovative technologies, processes, products, and services.
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.