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The escalating climate crisis requires business action like never before. Accelerate your journey to climate leadership with our step-by-step guide.

Leading businesses respond to the climate crisis with Ambition. The deliver on that ambition with Action. They speak up to secure wider change through Advocacy. And they drive progress by demonstrating Accountability.



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Climate ambition is a commitment to shape the future.


It represents a positive vision including business outcomes, better jobs and greater environmental protection. Ambition guides strategy, motivates employees, informs investors and customers.


After setting out bold ambition, business needs to deliver on it.


This is a process of innovation and change that, done right, can unlock business transformation and opportunities. It can deliver new competitive advantages that will grow as the economy decarbonizes.


To accelerate the transition, governments need to deliver clear, consistent and bold policy frameworks.


For this to happen, corporate climate leaders must step into the arena of public discussion and political debate, and – together with like-minded allies – clearly and confidently make the case for policy ambition.


Companies must build trust and demonstrate progress to key stakeholders.


This means clearly and consistently reporting and disclosing climate-related information. This process can help uncover risks and opportunities, to better inform strategy and drive further progress.


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