Meetings & Events

Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP21/CMP11

December 7, 2015 to December 8, 2015
Paris - Le Bourget, France

The world has an historic opportunity to reach a global agreement on climate change at COP21/CMP11. Only through a critical mass of engaged companies can the private sector be an effective part of the climate solution. Hosted by UN Global Compact, UNEP and UNFCCC secretariat in cooperation with the French COP21/CMP11 incoming-Presidency, the Caring for Climate Business Forum will provide a venue for business and investors to meet with governments, civil society and the UN to advance the climate agenda. With plenary and thematic sessions and high-level meeting, the Forum will serve as a platform for companies to demonstrate progress and announce new commitments to action.


2015 China Summit on Caring for Climate

July 22, 2015
Beijing, China

Hosted by the Global Compact China Network, the 2015 annual China Summit on Caring for Climate will focus on effective and innovative actions taken by companies in China, local governments and other stakeholders in addressing climate change in areas ranging from carbon pricing, water, green technology, green finance, and low-carbon development in specific industrial sectors. The Summit will convene national and local government authorities, business executives from China and abroad, financial institutions, and leaders from the UN, civil society and media. It will provide a platform for dialogue, exchanges and the showcasing of best practices and solutions, as well as opportunities for collective action around climate and environment-related challenges.


Business & Climate Summit

May 20, 2015 to May 21, 2015
Paris, France

Organized by the Global Compact Network France and Entreprises pour l’Environnement, with the support of Caring for Climate and additional partners, the Business & Climate Summit will serve as a platform to highlight business solutions towards a low-carbon economy and discuss the frameworks and policies needed to deploy low-carbon solutions. The Summit will convene both international business leaders and policy makers with a view to encourage dialogue between public and private actors and build momentum towards a climate agreement at COP21 in December in Paris.


Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP20/CMP10

December 8, 2014 to December 9, 2014
Lima, Peru

Caring for Climate will organize the Caring for Climate Business Forum: Innovation. Ambition. Collaboration. at COP20/CMP10 on 8-9 December 2014 in Lima, Peru. Hosted by the UN Global Compact, UN Environment Programme (including its Finance Initiative) and the secretariat of UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, in cooperation with the Peru COP Presidency, the Forum will provide a multi-stakeholder platform for dialogue and action among business, investors, civil society, the UN and Government officials.

For more detailed information on the event, please visit the Caring for Climate Business Forum website.


2014 China Summit on Caring for Climate

June 26, 2014 to June 26, 2014
Beijing, China

Organized by the Global Compact Network China, the 2014 China Summit on Caring for Climate will serve as a platform for dialogue and action on the role of business in addressing climate change in China The Summit will convene both Chinese and international business leaders to showcase and scale up efforts on topics such as climate finance, low-carbon technologies and solutions, and ways in which the private sector can support national climate change policy priorities. The Summit will additionally feature the importance of youth engagement in the climate discussion with a view to improve the awareness of climate change among all members of society.


Caring for Climate Business Forum at COP19/CMP9

November 19, 2013 to November 20, 2013
Warsaw, Poland

The United Nations Global Compact, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat and UN Environment Programme held the inaugural Caring for Climate Business Forum on 19-20 November in Warsaw, Poland at COP19/CMP19 where, for the first time, the private sector joined with the public sector in the co-creation of climate change solutions as an official part of the Conference of Parties. Top executives from leading companies showcased to diplomats, policymakers and world leaders the contributions that business and investors are making towards climate action.

For more detailed information on the event, please visit the Caring for Climate Business Forum website.

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China Summit on Caring for Climate

July 29, 2013 to July 31, 2013
Beijing

Organized by the Global Compact Network China, the China Summit on Caring for Climate aimed to raise awareness of climate change, disseminate best practices, and enable businesses from China and abroad to tackle the issue together through innovation and cooperation. The Summit, with support from the Chinese government, introduced national policies and regulations related to climate change. The outcomes of the meeting will be submitted to relevant Chinese authorities as well as at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit and Caring for Climate Business Forum.

For more detailed information on the event, please visit UN Global Compact News & Events.

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Caring for Climate: Third Meeting of Signatories

May 17, 2011
Copenhagen, Denmark

The UN Global Compact’s Caring for Climate initiative convened its third conference of signatories and stakeholders – an event that drew more than 100 senior representatives from business, civil society, Government, the UN and other interests. Focused on business contributions to global sustainability ahead of Rio+20, participants discussed ways to advance the initiative’s current workstreams – climate and development and low carbon leaders – as well as collective ways to address the climate-water-energy nexus.


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