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Business leaders meet to finalize plans ahead of COP15

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ICC and business community experts met last week in Paris to discuss and finalize plans ahead of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP15) in Copenhagen.

ICC Netherlands hosts climate change roundtable with EU negotiator

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ICC Netherlands yesterday hosted a roundtable discussion with leading European Union climate change negotiator Maas Goote ahead of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP15) in Copenhagen.

ICC explores solutions to climate change in Bangkok

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In the lead up to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) of the Parties (COP15) Conference in Copenhagen, ICC is mobilizing to demonstrate global business’s commitment to leading the fight against climate change.

Intellectual property rights protection vital in climate change negotiations

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Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are vital in the development and diffusion of new and existing technologies for combating climate change, ICC has stressed ahead of the December UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meeting in Copenhagen, where a post-2012 framework agreement to govern greenhouse gas emissions is to be concluded.

Chambers of commerce pledge to contribute business solutions to climate change

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Leaders of the global chambers of commerce community issued a statement today at the World Chambers Congress here, identifying the current global economic crisis and the impacts of climate change as two major challenges that transcend national borders and require concerted international cooperation.

Effective technology development and deployment is key to meeting climate change

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The development and global deployment of advanced low emissions technologies to address climate change will require appropriate institutional frameworks, intellectual property rights protection, and innovative funding mechanisms, ICC told the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

ICC submits views on climate change to United Nations

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ICC has stressed commitment to achievable objectives, the role of markets, support for research and development and other views of world business in its submission to the United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change (UNFCCC) on the elements needed to achieve a global, post-2012 UNFCCC framework agreement on climate change.

ICC convenes special session on climate change

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The 14th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP14) in December 2008 signalled a shift into full negotiation mode towards a post-2012 framework agreement on climate change, scheduled to be concluded in Copenhagen in December 2009.

Trade and investment as environment protectors

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Writing in the Polish Warsaw Business Journal, on the occasion of the UNFCCC in Poznan, ICC Secretary General Guy Sebban urged negotiators to bear in mind the inextricable link between climate change and trade and investment.

ICC highlights urgent need for clarity to UNFCCC

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As United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations intensify, ICC underscored during the last week of the UN climate change conference that business urgently needed clear rules and frameworks for the investments required to address climate change.