Presents ten case examples on climate change adaptation that underscore private sector strengths in identifying new business opportunities, creating new markets, and recognizing and managing risks that are critical in building resilient businesses and communities.
The Global Climate Action Playbook 2018 is a practical toolkit for business outlining high-level policy updates, outlook on key climate actions and the arc of ambition, and snapshot of country-level analysis on Nationally Determined Contributions and Sustainable Development Goals. The Playbook is designed for business and Governments to work together to enhance country level ambition and action to implement the Paris Climate Agreement leading up to 2020.
Sets baseline expectations for companies to provide proactive and constructive input to Governments to advocate for the creation of effective climate policies. The guide connects the dots between sustainability commitments, such as emissions reductions across their value chains and efficiency improvements, with corporate policy positions. Core elements of responsible corporate engagement in public policy are laid out in three practical action items 1) Engage for Legitimacy and Opportunity 2) Align for Consistency and Accountability 3) Report for Transparency.
This report assesses and consolidates the best available knowledge to present an accessible and actionable framework for private-sector leadership on climate change resilience.
Learn about how companies in the UN Global Compact are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.
Presents the business case for private sector adaptation to climate change in ways that build the resilience of vulnerable communities in developing countries – and provides useful guidance to business leaders and policymakers alike.
This report explores how businesses can enhance their resilience to the impacts of climate change on their supply chains and improve their supply chain management in the process.
This paper explores the connection between women's empowerment and resilience to climate change and aims to drive corporate action to put women at the center of climate solutions.
Climate change and the economy are inextricably linked. This report highlights how companies across sectors can better understand how they can contribute to more climate-resilient and inclusive economies.
Showcases business leadership on climate action aligned with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Featuring solutions and strategies developed by companies that have taken the 1.5°C pledge, the report examines how business leaders are integrating this process into corporate strategies and generating employee buy-in.
Climate change and human rights can no longer be approached as separate issues. With every passing year, the consequences of our changing climate threaten a widening range of fundamental human rights. And with regulation lagging behind, companies are taking the initiative to address the interlinked nature of these issues.
Climate change will impact the health of humans around the world. This paper explores the intersection of climate and public health issues and highlights the business case for action.