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We are a global nonprofit Coalition working with the world’s most influential businesses to take action on climate change.

Together, we catalyze business and policy action to halve global emissions by 2030 in line with a 1.5°C pathway.

Coalition Partners

We collaborate with a core group of seven business-focused climate nonprofit organizations to accelerate the transition to a just and climate resilient net zero economy. These founding partners help to deliver key initiatives and activities that are central to the success of the overall Coalition's bold objectives. Beyond this core group, we also collaborate with a wider network of organizations that help to realize our shared vision at speed and scale.

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Meet the team

The Coalition board, secretariat, and corporate advisory group work together towards our mission of ensuring the world economy is on track to limit global warming to a maximum of 1.5°C.

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Join the team

At the We Mean Business Coalition, we believe that the sum is greater than our individual parts. Our teams work together across the central Secretariat and our partners to accelerate climate action.


Our Purpose

We drive collaborative leadership to solve the climate crisis.

Our Goal

We catalyze business and policy action to halve emissions by 2030 and accelerate an inclusive transition to a global net zero economy by 2050.

Our theory of change

Catalyze business leadership

We harness and amplify the power of business to accelerate climate ambition, action, advocacy and accountability

Drive policy ambition and action

By mobilizing the business voice we embolden policy makers to deliver climate policy ambition and action

Harness collaboration

We build collaborative networks to maximize climate action at the highest level of ambition

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Through our grants programme, we mobilize philanthropic funding to invest in portfolios of initiatives that have the potential to realize a net zero economy at speed and scale.

Learn more about our grant-making

Small and medium sized business action on climate

Through its free tools and resources, the SME Climate Hub enables small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to make a climate commitment, take action and measure their progress towards emissions reductions.​ The SME Climate Hub is an initiative of the We Mean Business Coalition, created in partnership with the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and the UN Climate Change High Level Champion’s Race to Zero campaign.

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We Mean Business Coalition is generously supported by a growing number of leading philanthropic organisations and other funders.

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