At a substantive session of the United Nations’ (UN) General Assembly ad hoc working group on the Global Pact for the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya, ICC laid out its plans to work with governments to fill gaps in international environmental law. Addressing the General Assembly working group, ICC Government Affairs Manager Raoul Renard said: “We [...]
What should be the scope of an international treaty dedicated to the principles that guide environmental protection?
Why does business care about maintaining biodiversity? In short, because biodiversity matters to everyone and everything.
As the United Nations (UN) High-Level Political Forum takes place in New York, ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO called on governments to step up their national climate plans by 2020.
The cement industry represents approximately 6% of global emissions.
ICC is marking World Environment Day by highlighting innovative companies around the world committed to banning plastic.
Achieving the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires US$2.5 trillion each year in developing countries. How can private sector resources best be leveraged?
As the United Nations’ (UN) “Decade of Action” for water begins this year, the role of business in the responsible stewardship of our most vital natural resource is most important than ever
ICC is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Perrettson from Novozymes as the new Chair of the Commission on Environment and Energy.
Translating the vision of the SDGs into action remains a major challenge. Tax is intrinsically linked to development, providing the revenue that states need to mobilise resources and reinforce national infrastructure.
On 12 December, global heads of state, mayors, business leaders and major financial actors gathered in Paris on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Here’s what you need to know. Paris, 18 December 2017 The One Planet Summit, convened by President Emmanuel Macron of France, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and World [...]
Two years after that landmark moment when the Paris Agreement was adopted at COP21, the climate spotlight is once again turned towards the French capital for President Macron’s One Planet Summit, co-hosted by Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres and President of the World Bank Jim Yong Kim. Paris, 11 December 2017 The [...]