To reach the 1.5-degree scenario, there needs to be a major shift in capital flows towards low-carbon, climate-resilient options. The right frameworks, tools and analysis are vital to countries enabling this shift today, leading us into the next decade. The pandemic has provided an opportunity for governments to rebuild their economies in a green way. […]
The latest Events from the We Mean Business Coalition
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the virtual 2021 Climate Leadership Series, kicking off with exclusive high-level plenary sessions and the Climate Leadership Awards Showcase, October 13-15. Climate conversations continue throughout the fall with a series of expert-led webinars and workshops to address timely topics serving our ambitious efforts to meet ambitious […]
The 2021 Green Growth Summit takes place at a crucial time when the EU and its partners have the unique opportunity to transform their economies and societies to adequately respond to the climate emergency while providing economic and social benefits in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Failure to limit global warming will cause significant disruption to business. No economy is immune to the impact, and no action is not an option. A Stanford University study predicts that by the end of this century, there is a more than 75% chance that limiting warming to 1.5 °C would reduce economic damages and a more than […]
Massachusetts’ law requires that the Commonwealth reach net zero emissions no later than 2050. To meet this target, the state must adopt policies to decarbonize each sector of the economy. Massachusetts’ transportation sector emits more greenhouse gases than any other economic sector in the state. Accounting for nearly 40% of annual emissions, urgent action is […]
With thousands of companies now committed to delivering net zero emissions and the UK set to host the critical COP26 Climate Summit this November, the Net Zero Festival could not come at a more opportune time. The line-up for this year’s Festival covers the full breadth of the net zero transition and promises to explore […]
Hosted annually by the Climate Group in conjunction with the United Nations, and in partnership with the COP26 and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC is a global opportunity to come together to accelerate climate action and assess progress ahead of COP26.
Representatives from the Green Growth Group, Members of the European Parliament and business will share initial reactions on the EU Fit for 55 Package