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The Rise of Corporate Carbon Neutrality: What it Means for Your Business

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This is part I of a two-part blog series exploring carbon neutrality goals for business

It’s Climate Week and today from the UN Climate Action Summit, Secretary-General António Guterres is calling on leaders to present their concrete, realistic plans to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and move toward a zero-carbon future.

Nestlé Joins the ‘One Planet Business for Biodiversity’ Coalition to Promote Biodiversity

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September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé today joined the ‘One Planet Business for Biodiversity’ (OP2B) coalition to take bold actions in protecting and restoring biodiversity. The new OP2B initiative was launched at the UN Climate Action Summit.

87 Major Companies Lead the Way Towards a 1.5°C Future at UN Climate Action Summit

Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to match their ambition
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The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

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The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

Sports Organisations Join Forces Against Climate Change

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Signatories of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework gathered at the Olympic Museum to define the next steps for the sports community to address climate change. Their meeting – which was the first official gathering of the framework’s participants – was hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ahead of the un climate summit, which starts next week in new york. 

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Signatories of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework gathered at the Olympic Museum to define the next steps for the sports community to address climate change. Their meeting – which was the first official gathering of the framework’s participants – was hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), ahead of the un climate summit, which starts next week in new york. 

Business Leaders Join Other Global Decision-Makers in Abu Dhabi to Ramp up Climate Ambitions

Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting helps shape the proposals to be presented at the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 1,700 people from over 160 countries — representing Government, business, civil society and youth — convened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi from 30 June to 1 July for a milestone moment in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23 September. The UN Global Compact, together with partners, convened a roundtable discussion with business leaders on a just transition to a net-zero future in line with 1.5°C scenarios.

Business Leaders Urged to Set More Ambitious Climate Targets in Effort to Limit Global Temperature Rise to 1.5°C

UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit to recognize private sector leadership on climate change and inspire a faster transformation to a net zero future
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The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition.

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., June 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — A broad coalition of business, civil society and UN leaders today issued a call to action for private companies to make their critical and necessary contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit the worst impacts of climate change.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (May 2019)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look at this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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