What to Expect at the UN Climate Talks in Peru
Nestlé, JLL, Novelis Inc., and Levi Strauss & Co Join 223 Companies in Supporting EPA’s Clean Power Plan
In the past the G20 has demonstrated real leadership on climate change. In previous summits, G20 leaders have called for bold action and offered substantive ideas for how to transition to a low carbon economy. As the G20 prepares to meet in Brisbane this weekend, business welcomes the call for “strong and effective action to […]
What kind of new economic models will be needed to meet the combined imperatives of poverty reduction, sustainable development, while making the shift to a low carbon future? The world will soon embark on a new sustainable development path. Through the planned conclusion of several multilateral processes by the end of 2015 governments are gearing […]
On Sunday, November 2nd, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [IPCC], along with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, published their final report of the science of climate change before the critical Paris negotiations in December 2015.
Earlier this month, 27 of the 39 independent experts holding mandates to report and advise on human rights issues for the UN Human Rights Council coauthored an open letter calling on all governments to ensure full coherence between their human rights obligations and their efforts to address climate change. It further called on them to […]
At the BSR Conference 2013, Participant Media CEO Jim Berk had an important message for us: “Saving the world is a team sport.” This thought has carried with me throughout the year: Effective cross-sector collaboration that transcends business, civil society, and policy landscapes is the only way we can begin to address the complex, global […]
Last week, the Second Swedish AP Fund announced it would divest from 12 coal and eight oil and gas companies, an amount totaling more than US$115 million. This announcement signals that the fossil fuel divestment campaign is continuing its shift from a grassroots movement among ethically minded investors, such as foundations and religious groups, toward […]