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.
Highlights company progress to limit global warming to 2°C and avert catastrophic and irreversible climate change through setting science-based targets.
Provides a framework for developing, implementing, and disclosing policies and practices on biodiversity and ecosystem services that are integrated into corporate sustainability strategies.
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.
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.
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.
Chief executives were asked to share brief testimonials, expressing why they support an effective climate agreement. This publication presents a selection of these testimonials.
Convened in support of the UN Secretary-General’s Zero Hunger Challenge as the second in a series of Global Dialogues on food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture, this webinar features expert and practitioner insights on ending rural poverty through sustainable livelihoods and decent rural employment. A multi-stakeholder discussion identifies key areas where business can have a positive impact, and ways in which companies, individually or in partnership, can support small-scale food producers to double their income and productivity and sustainably feed a growing population.
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.
The UN Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study report, Special Edition: A Call to Climate Action, is based on a survey of 750 business leaders from UN Global Compact participant companies. The report also reveals that executives see action on climate change as an opportunity for growth and innovation that will be essential to securing competitive advantage in their industries.
A stocktaking and assessment of existing and emerging water accounting methods and tools being used in the private sector.
Identifies leading corporate practices in key sustainability areas – and the wide spectrum of ideas presented at the Forum on innovations, collaborations and public policy recommendations. The report showcases approximately 200 commitments to action announced by corporate leaders, over 50 new tools and resources, and media coverage of the Forum.