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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20 June 2015
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10 June 2015

Climate Group CEO says climate change is a "major attack on human rights" & business is key to tackling it

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4 June 2015

Ikea pledges 1 billion EUR to renewable energy & climate change

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22 May 2015

Commentary: Why companies need to see climate change as a human rights issue

Author: Eniko Horvath, Researcher, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This is a key year for climate action by both governments and companies. In the lead-up to the much-anticipated Paris climate talks, states are preparing their pledges, and business leaders are developing their approach at meetings such as the...

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14 May 2015

5 biggest challenges facing nut supply chain include labour standards & climate change, according to experts

Author: Guardian Sustainable Business (UK)

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