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Crucial Contribution of Business to Paris Agreement

Private sector role in achieving progress towards UN climate change goals
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July 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Policy makers and businesses need to work closer together to ramp up private sector engagement in the climate change commitments made under the Paris Agreement.

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) set out the efforts by individual countries to cut emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. GRI and CDP have compiled recommendations for both governments and the private sector, to support businesses in understanding, reporting and managing their contribution.

Ceres Applauds U.S. House Leaders for Bill to Keep U.S. in the Paris Agreement

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BOSTON, April 30, 2019 /3BL Media/— The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for bringing to a vote a new bill aimed at keeping the U.S. as a participant in the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. This will be the first climate bill to be voted on in the U.S. House in the last 10 years.

“This will be a pivotal moment for policy action on climate change in Washington,” said Anne Kelly, vice president of government relations at Ceres.

DSM Sets Science-based Reduction Targets for Emissions

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Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has announced that it has set new science-based reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions. The new targets have been reviewed and approved by the Science Based Targets initiative and aligned with the Paris climate agreement. DSM is the first European company in its sector to join the group of almost 180 leading companies with validated science-based targets.

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Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has announced that it has set new science-based reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions. The new targets have been reviewed and approved by the Science Based Targets initiative and aligned with the Paris climate agreement. DSM is the first European company in its sector to join the group of almost 180 leading companies with validated science-based targets.

Science Based Targets Initiative Announces Major Updates Following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C

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UNITED NATIONS, February 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will introduce major new updates to enable companies to set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets consistent with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit average global warming to 1.5°C by the end of the century compared to pre-industrial temperatures.

Essity’s Emission Targets in Line with Paris Climate Agreement

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Essity’s new targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emission have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. With this, Essity’s sustainability targets are now aligned with the Paris agreement objectives to keep global temperature increase below 2°C.

UN Global Compact Bulletin (December 2018)

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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 to 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 to 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.

CLP Pushes Low Carbon Technology Use in a New Global Business Drive

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The CLP Group has joined a new business drive in scaling up climate action and impact to help keep the climate innovation and collaboration momentum going beyond the recent United Nations climate change summit concluded in Poland.

In last month’s conference, nearly 200 governments agreed a set of rules to put the landmark Paris Agreement into action, which was to help the countries implement their commitments and track their progress towards the common goal of keeping global warming well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.

Interested in Setting Science-Based Targets? First, Establish Your Business Case

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The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) was formed to ensure companies had the guidance to create climate-science-aligned targets to drive decarbonization and business transformation.

Antea Group provides you an in-depth analysis of the reasons why setting science-based targets are good for your business, the reality of science-based targets, and how these apply and can be adapted to your organization.

Balancing Energy Trilemma in Low Carbon Transition

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As the United Nations climate change summit opened in Poland this week, delegates of almost all countries in the world are expected to set out how to implement the Paris Agreement and report the nations’ progress.

Bolsonaro, Brazil and Why Your Company Should Care

By Katie Anderson
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On the evening of Sunday, October 28th, Brazilian citizens solidified the decision that Jair Bolsonaro will be the country’s next president. Often called “tropical Trump,” Bolsonaro’s stated agenda has massive implications: during his campaign, he promised to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, shut down the Ministry of Environment and open up the protected indigenous lands to mining and industrial agriculture. In the week before the election, he walked back on some of these statements, but the overall sentiment doesn’t bode well for our climate—or for your company.

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