COP21

BSR COP21 Daily Dispatch: Day 8

Multimedia with summary

Editor’s Note

On Friday, BSR participated in three separate events at COP21, but there was one common theme: collaboration.

Robert Redford: Mayors Can Move Quicker on Climate Change

Multimedia with summary

Actor and Environmentalist Robert Redford and Bloomberg LP founder and majority owner Michael Bloomberg discuss the potential influence of Mayors on climate change at the COP21 Summit in Paris on "Bloomberg Markets."

Watch the full video on Bloomberg.com

COP21 Decisions Will Directly Affect the Sustainability of Our Planet

HP Inc. CEO, Dion Weisler, on why we need to take decisive action now
Summary: 

"Decisive action to address climate change is required from all of us to create a healthier world that can support the lives and livelihoods of our current population and the generations to come."  ~ Dion Weisler​

Blog

"Decisive action to address climate change is required from all of us to create a healthier world that can support the lives and livelihoods of our current population and the generations to come."  ~ Dion Weisler​

All Eyes on Paris: Sustaining Global Action Beyond COP21

Blog

Adele's not the only voice you'll hear from "the other side" if you listen closely this week.

That other sound you'll hear – if you'll just pause Hello for one moment – is the buzz of thousands gathering across the pond, in Paris, for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21).

COP21: The Starting Point

World leaders are meeting in Paris this week to negotiate a global agreement on climate action, marking a new era of sustainability.
Blog

This week, the much anticipated COP 21 meetings are taking place in Paris. Leaders from 190 countries are in the process of negotiating an agreement to reduce emissions, adopt clean technology, and point us towards a sustainable future.

The momentum towards a low-carbon economy is now unstoppable, and it’s clear that the private sector will fill gaps where governments’ INDCs fall short to help countries reach carbon neutrality goals.

Renewable Energy Supply in World’s Largest Economies to Double - The Minute

Multimedia with summary

A new report finds that the renewable energy supply in some of the world’s biggest economies will more than double by 2030. The study, by the World Resources Institute, a think tank, and reported on by Reuters, attributes this exponential increase to new national climate and energy plans, driven by the UN’s conference on climate change, now in session in Paris.

BSR COP21 Daily Dispatch: Day 5

Multimedia with summary

Editor’s Note

Despite the world’s attention to climate change right now, it is often thought of as tomorrow’s problem.

CEOs are Calling for a Climate Change Agreement in Paris

Blog

According to a global study by the United Nations Global Compact and Accenture of 750 business leaders surveyed:

UN Global Compact Bulletin (December 2015)

Summary: 

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanishChineseArabic and Russian.

Newsletter

The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in EnglishFrenchSpanishChineseArabic and Russian.

Pages

Subscribe to COP21