Organized by the Global Compact Network China, the China Summit on Caring for Climate aimed to raise awareness of climate change, disseminate best practices, and enable businesses from China and abroad to tackle the issue together through innovation and cooperation. The Summit, with support from the Chinese government, introduced national policies and regulations related to climate change. The outcomes of the meeting will be submitted to relevant Chinese authorities as well as the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit and Caring for Climate Business Forum.
Learn about how companies in the Global Compact LEAD are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.
Highlights innovative work that food and agriculture companies are undertaking, together with governments and civil society, to improve food security and sustainable agriculture around the world.
Provides a framework for developing, implementing, and disclosing policies and practices on biodiversity and ecosystem services that are integrated into corporate sustainability strategies.
This report provides down-to-earth guidance to the benefits, pitfalls and best practices in setting up carbon trading schemes that work for the environment, facilitate access to technology and foster economic development.
This report analyzes the degree to which government efforts to stimulate the economy are also consistent with the shift to a low carbon economy, examining stimulus packages and budgets in over 30 countries across the world.
Focuses on the economic rationale for collective action by investors on carbon disclosure, investment choices and policy engagement. The report also maps policy options that reduce investor's risks.
This study assesses the importance of climate change to financial investors, it impact on competitive advantage in established industries and the opportunities created as new industries develop.
This study evaluates actual time series of energy efficiency and carbon emissions taken from public reports of Caring for Climate signatories (COPs and CDP reports) in order to get a picture of progress and measuring methodologies used.
Based on in-depth interviews and an extensive survey of Caring for Climate signatories, this report highlights climate leaders and current best practices, as well as expectations for public policies that can amplify and facilitate such practice.
Forty chairmen and CEOs of corporations from around the globe were interviewed for this report. These chief executives indicate that climate inaction is too costly to their businesses and the world.
This report charts the interaction of climate change with other key issues on the global agenda, and identifies the requirement this places on governments and international agencies to develop a new level of policy coherence.