Adaptation

Adaptation involves steps taken to adjust to new challenges brought about by climate change: both by reducing communities' overall vulnerability, and strengthening their preparedness for adverse events such as floods.

From a business and human rights perspective, an important role for companies in adaptation is to support vulnerable workers, communities and individuals affected by climate change throughout their supply chains.

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28 September 2015

Beverage companies commit to addressing climate change through operations & supply chains

Author: Tod Christenson, AnteaGRoup, on Justmeans.com

Given the global beverage sector’s share of Global Greenhouse Gases (GHG) is estimated at 0.4%, climate change reduction and adaptation are crucial components for environmental sustainability strategies in the beverage industry...A number of us,...

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15 September 2015

Palm oil industry invests in profitable, climate & community-friendly methane capture, says univ. study

Author: Oliver Milman, The Guardian (UK)

“The palm oil plantations powering communities and tackling climate change”, 15 Sept 2015...

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14 September 2015

Denmark: Water supply company, municipality & citizens challenge each other on ideas for climate adaptation

Author: ALECTIA (Denmark)

“Denmark’s most intelligent climate-adaptation », 10 Sept 2015...

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10 September 2015

Panellists at intl. CSR summit argue for firms to cut greenhouse gas emissions to shoulder responsibility for climate change & protect profits

Author: Vaidehi Shah, Eco-Business

…Companies must cut their fair share of emissions – not only because they bear much responsibility for causing climate change, but their profits, brand image, and the stability of their supply chains could also be threatened if their inaction allows...

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17 August 2015
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Author: Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

Si certains secteurs de l’économie, comme ceux de l’énergie ou des transports, sont fortement émetteurs des gaz à effet de serre (GES), toutes les entreprises sont affectées à plus ou moins grande échelle par le réchauffement climatique. Ce-dernier...

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6 August 2015

US Govt. invests in food security & climate change adaptation programmes in Africa

Author: Office of the Press Secretary, The White House (USA)

“Fact Sheet: Partnering with Africa on Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation", 28 Jul 2015 ...

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3 August 2015

Expert workshop report: "Corporate Action for Climate Justice & Human Rights"

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre; Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

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30 July 2015

Interview: Mary Robinson says responsible corporate decision making can help avoid negative human rights impacts linked to climate change

Author: Germana Canzi, Road to Paris

“Q&A with Mary Robinson: What is climate justice?” , 29 Jul 2015...

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29 July 2015

Brazil: Dow Chemical's sustainable agriculture project aims to mitigate Rio 2016 Olympic Games' carbon footprint

Author: Dow Chemical Company, on Business Wire (USA)

“Dow Implements Sustainable Agriculture in Brazil as Part of Carbon Mitigation Program for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games”...

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29 July 2015

Coffee industry leaders invest in sustainable procurement to improve competitive advantage

Author: Vikas Vij, Justmeans

“Sustainable procurement helping companies improve their competitive advantage”, 15 Jul 2015...

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