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Realizing the Ambition

Realizing the Ambition of the Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement on climate change is unprecedented in its scope, will define the global economy of the 21st century, and has immediate impact on businesses and investors around the world.
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Carbon Pricing: what the business sector needs to know to position itself
This report by CEBDS and CDP, launched during COP22, offers the Brazilian business sector relevant information on carbon pricing and the main challenges involved in its design and implementation.
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CDP - Out of the Starting Blocks

Out of the starting blocks: Tracking progress on corporate climate action
The challenge of climate change and how to address it is now firmly on the global agenda. The Paris Agreement has been ratified at unprecedented speed by the international community, including some of the world’s biggest carbon emitters, such as the US, China, India, the EU and Brazil, and will enter into force in November.
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The Paris Agreement Report

The Paris Agreement: What it means for Business
The Paris Agreement on climate change is unprecedented in its scope, will define the global economy of the 21st century, and has immediate impact on businesses around the world. Find out what it means for businesses and investors across the world.
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The Business End of Climate Change

The Business End of Climate Change: How bold corporate action supported by smart policy can keep temperature rise below 2°C
How big will the business contribution to emission-reductions targets be? And how much bigger could it be with a supportive policy environment? Those are the questions we’ve set out to answer in the first edition of this study.
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The Paris Agreement: What It Means for Business
The Paris Agreement on climate change is a historic turning point. Together, governments are sending a decisive market signal that the transition to a thriving clean economy is inevitable, irreversible and irresistible. Paris calls to businesses and investors to accelerate this transition, and to seize the trillions in opportunities to bring clean energy and prosperity to all.
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Carbon Pricing Pathways: COP21 and Beyond April 2016 Update 
The need to act on climate has never been more urgent. 2015 was the hottest year on record, at 1°C above pre-industrial levels. But the world is on the verge of a tipping point, recognizing that the era of cost-less carbon emissions is over.
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The Business Brief: Shaping a catalytic Paris Agreement
We Mean Business aspires to an international agreement that stimulates the private sector and makes it a partner with governments in implementing ambitious climate action. With this business brief we send a clear message to national and international policymakers: Let us work together to shape a policy environment which accelerates climate leadership and shows that the transition to the low carbon economy is inevitable, irreversible, and irresistible.
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Carbon Pricing Pathways: Navigating the Path to 2°C
The Carbon Pricing Pathways Toolkit offers a framework to discuss effective carbon pricing, with concepts to help the global economy navigate the complex waters and uncharted routes to decarbonization. 
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The Climate Has Changed Report

The Climate Has Changed
The Climate Has Changed report demonstrates that bold action on climate change makes good business sense. Analysis of CDP data reveals that companies are already achieving good internal rate of returns from their low carbon investments. It also highlights that longer-term policy is needed to help companies do more. 
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The Climate Has Changed - Latin America & The Caribbean

The Climate Has Changed: Latin America
The Climate Has Changed: Latin America and the Caribbean report demonstrates the leadership of businesses in the region and highlights the core areas where bold climate action makes the most business sense. In-line with the findings from the global report, companies headquartered in LAC are gaining healthy internal rates of returns on many low carbon actions. 
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The Climate Has Changed - India

The Climate Has Changed: Better Business in India
With almost a fifth of the world’s population within its borders and an industrial sector that has enjoyed unstoppable economic expansion for a generation, India is hungry for energy. It’s the world’s fourth biggest energy consumer and heavily dependent on fossil fuel imports. But Indian businesses are discovering new ways to fuel their growth.
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Media Assets

Business & Climate Action Infographics
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Clean power create American jobs

Companies demand action from suppliers

Coal is a shrinking industry that will not rebound

China is emerging as a new climate leader

Consumers want climate action and are willing to pay for it

Oil markets are becoming riskier

Carbon Pricing Infographic
Carbon Pricing is coming: five things your business needs to know.
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