Last month Business in the Community Ireland participated in Natural Capital Partners’ Talanoa Dialogue.The Talanoa Dialogue is a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) initiative to gather private sector and civil society views on how to accelerate progress towards net zero emissions. Natural Capital Partners hosted round-table discussions across Europe and the U.S. with 61 corporates with collective revenues of $1.3 trillion.The corporates described seven ways they are taking climate action,described in the ‘Imprinting Net Zero’ model.
It outlines what all businesses can do now to take immediate climate action and what climate leaders can do to extend impact and commercial opportunity. In addition, it identifies that government action is necessary to unlock the full potential of private sector action: offering up 10 recommendations to the UNFCCC.
The report finds:
• There are seven ways that businesses are ‘Imprinting Net Zero’
• The first three take business to net zero emissions and the second four enable climate leaders to extend their impact and commercial opportunity
• Government action is necessary to unlock the full potential of private sector action and there are 10 recommendations for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
The report is based on:
• Round-table discussions across Europe and the U.S. with 61 corporates with collective revenues of $1.3 trillion
• A unique contribution to the Talanoa Dialogue, a UNFCCC initiative to gather private sector and civil society views on how to accelerate
progress towards net zero emissions.
Read more at naturalcapitalpartners.com/talanoa.
Ireland’s largest telecommunications company, eir, has joined forces with Ireland’s largest car charging network provider, EasyGo, to roll-out up to 180 rapid electric car chargers in towns and cities across Ireland. Carolan Lennon, CEO of eir, said: “Radical transformation is required to meet the challenge of climate change. eir is committed to playing our part
The 4th and final Low Carbon Knowledge Session of 2020. We discussed the New Low Carbon Pledge Commitment and what this means for your organisation. We also heard from our own team of Environmental experts on BITCI’s Low Carbon Perspective. Additionally, deep dived into another area which impacts a lot of your organisations and can
Across Intel’s 145 sites worldwide there is a network of Corporate Services employees who are responsible for everything from site selection, security, and cafeteria services to managing the Intel Air Shuttle and everyday operations. This Corporate Services (CS) group, which has thousands of employees, delivers world class factory and office infrastructure at Intel’s multiple sites
‘Climate change is our generations greatest challenge to life as we know it and, in a way, our very existence.’ We have all heard a version of this statement being said over and over again, from environmental scientists and activists, politicians, to the Pope himself. Scientifically though it is proven that we are in the
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