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Responsible public policy

Many companies have significant influence over national and international policymaking on climate change - and this will extend to government positions at the December 2015 UN climate change conference in Paris.  The challenge is that this is conducted responsibly: with companies advocating strong action by governments on climate change rather than lobbying against it - either directly, or indirectly through business associations.

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14 August 2017

Norway: Report urges govt. to manage decline of fossil fuel industry within climate limits while ensuring just transition for workers & communities

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9 August 2017

Germany: Transition to renewables & phasing out of coal needs clear social & environmental measures

Author: Emma Bryce, on Eco-business

"Germany's transition from coal to renewable energy offers lessons for the rest of the world", 2 August 2017...

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18 July 2017

Members of US business org IECA disagree with its stance against Paris Agreement

President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has faced significant criticism from the business community. In advance of the decision, over one thousand companies publicly declared their support for the Paris Agreement and following the...

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12 July 2017

G20 Leaders' Declaration reaffirms commitment to Paris Agreement despite US withdrawal; action must follow to increase energy access

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10 May 2017

NGO raises concern about fossil fuel business associations undermining progress at UN climate talks

Author: Katharina Wecker, dw.com

"Fossil fuel lobbies cripple UN talks, says report," 2 May 2017...

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8 May 2017

200 investors urge G7 to uphold climate commitments amid concerns that US may pull out of Paris agreement

Author: Attracta Mooney, Financial Times (UK)

"200 large investors urge G7 to keep climate change promises", 8 May 2017...

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7 March 2017

Revelation of Shell's 1991 film "Climate of Concern" prompts criticisms about company's steps to block climate action despite knowledge of its consequences

The Correspondent, a Dutch online journalism platform, along  with the Guardian has shared a1991 film by Shell entitled “Climate  of Concern” which issues a serious warning on climate change. “Climate, says the film [is now changing] at a rate faster...

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15 January 2017

USA: 600+ investors & companies call on Trump administration to take action on climate change & low-carbon economy

Author: Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor (UK)

“Top US investors and companies unite to promote low carbon future ahead of Trump inauguration”, 10 January 2017...

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21 November 2016

10 food & beverage companies recognise importance of sustainable agriculture to develop climate resilience

Author: Sara Sciammacco, Ceres

"Global Food and Beverage Executives Call for Action on Climate and Food Security at COP22", 17 Nov 2016...

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18 November 2016

Over 100 CEOs & investors meet govt. leaders to discuss plans on natl. climate commitments

Author: UN Global Compact

"Chief Executives Lay Out Concrete Plans to Put Global Climate Agreement into Action at COP 22," 17 Nov 2016...

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