The CEO Water Mandate is a strategic framework for action with recommendations that include production strategies, water-utilization audits and incentive systems for water recycling, the development of a water-sustainability agenda, and inclusion of the GRI guidelines in corporate reporting.
A stocktaking and assessment of existing and emerging water accounting methods and tools being used in the private sector.
Summarizes the main discussions and outcomes of the Caring for Climate first meeting of signatories.
This publication contains a collection of innovative examples of how Global Compact participants are taking action to address climate change.
Presents integrative approach to managing a variety of key environmental issues, designed to help companies develop a comprehensive environmental strategy, following an 8-step model.
Held over two days, the third annual Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP21/CMP11 provided a multi-stakeholder platform for dialogue and action among business, investors, civil society, the UN and Government officials. The first day of the Forum consisted of plenary and thematic sessions on the topics of carbon pricing, science-based target setting, responsible policy engagement, adaptation and finance. Sessions were organized by the UN Global Compact, UNEP and UNEP Finance Initiative, UNFCCC secretariat and in collaboration with Caring for Climate strategic partners, which include Global Compact Network France, CDP, The Climate Group, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), United Nations Foundation and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
This report summarizes the proceedings of the fourth UN Private Sector Forum on Sustainable Energy for All.
This brochure present the key findings of the Caring for Climate Series reports.
Examines the global energy system by breaking it into three subsystems: heat energy, electricity and transportation. This perspective provides a means to articulate the differences and similarities between the private and public investments needed by each subsystem.
Addresses the opportunities companies have to generate business value; the priority actions that are common across industries; and the key enablers of success.
Provides an overview of key outcomes from the Caring for Climate Business Forum (7-8 December 2015, Paris) during the twenty-first Conference of the Parties COP21 climate negotiations. The Forum demonstrated unprecedented corporate engagement at bringing together over 600 chief executives and senior representatives from the private and public sectors to discuss the integral role of business in advancing the climate agenda and demonstrate support for an ambitious international climate agreement. Co-organized by the United Nations Global Compact, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the third annual Caring for Climate Business Forum served as the official platform for business at COP21 and included the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA) Focus Event on Business.
Presents transformative solutions that businesses around the world are implementing to save energy, reduce emissions and ensure a low-carbon future.