VIDEO: Christiana Figueres on 'Godot Paralysis' and Courage

Nov 6, 2013 11:30 AM ET
Multimedia with summary

At the UN Global Compact Leadership Summit, Christiana Figueres spoke about the 'Godot paralysis, in which business waits for policy perfection and governments wait for private sector reassurance. The Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change went on to tell Jo Confino that each side needed to join hands and have the moral courage to walk toward green technology and investment.

 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3pm GMT: The Climate Group, in partnership with the Global Compact, will host a live twitter chat with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC on the role of business at COP19 and in combating climate change.
 
*This video orginally appeared on The Guardian Sustainable Business