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Caring for Climate

Launched by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2007, “Caring for Climate” is the UN Global Compact, the UN Environment Programme and the secretariat of theUN Framework Convention on Climate Change‘s initiative aimed at advancing the role of business in addressing climate change. It provides a framework for business leaders to advance practical solutions and help shape public policy as well as public attitudes. Chief executive officers who support the statement are prepared to set goals, develop and expand strategies and practices, and to publicly disclose emissions as part of their existing disclosure commitment within the UN Global Compact framework, that is, the Communication on Progress – Climate. Caring for Climate is endorsed by nearly 400 companies from 60 countries.

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At COP 23, Chief Executives and Leaders Agree: More Ambitious Targets Needed to Meet Paris Agreement Objectives
BONN, Germany, November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Leaders from business, civil society, Government and the United Nations convened today in Bonn to discuss an accelerated pathway forward towards implementing the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the ...
Nov 17, 2017 8:15 AM ET
UN Global Compact Statement on US Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement
Posted by Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact. We are disappointed by the decision of the United States to leave the Paris Agreement, a historic global accord to combat climate change and protect our planet for future generations. Despite this setback, there is also cause for...
Jun 2, 2017 1:25 PM ET
Chief Executives Lay Out Concrete Plans to Put Global Climate Agreement into Action at COP22
MARRAKECH, Morocco, November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – More than 100 high-level business leaders and investors met with leaders from Government, civil society and the United Nations in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement at the ...
Nov 17, 2016 11:00 AM ET
Setting a $100 Price on Carbon
Posted by Lise Kingo, Executive Director, UN Global Compact on the Huffington Post Blog on 22 April 2016 As more than 165 Member States convene at the United Nations for the...
Apr 27, 2016 9:05 AM ET
Chinese Enterprises Name Top Ten Business Responses to Air Quality, Climate Change
BEIJING, 22 July 2015 /3BL Media/ – “Top ten” lists have long been a staple of comedy monologues but, as pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in China’s rapidly industrializing economy are no laughing matter, Chinese businesses today produced a serious list of enterprise-activated solutions. The 2015 Caring for Climate Summit in Beijing included several hundred business leaders,...
Jul 22, 2015 6:00 PM ET