ICC Road tp COP23

THE ROAD TO COP23

ICC is the global business focal point to the UNFCCC and in 2017, was granted Observer Status at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the first time a private sector organization has been admitted formally into the United Nations system.

ICC has a long history of promoting climate action at the international level and is the business “focal point” to the UNFCCC.

This lead role for the world business organization includes responsibility for bringing the business perspective to the UN climate negotiations at COP23.

In this document, you will get an overview of our work with the UN to date, and the business perspectives on:

  • Inclusiveness in climate negotiations
  • Building blocks for successful implementation of the Paris Agreement
  • Recommendations to use market mechanisms for climate action
  • Carbon pricing principles

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