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[PDF] full report: Adapting for a Green Economy: Companies, Communities and Climate Change

Author: UN Global Compact, UN Environment Programme, Oxfam & the World Resources Institute, Published on: 20 June 2011

[T]his report…offers actions that companies and policymakers can pursue to catalyze…private sector action on adaptation…[P]rivate sector engagement cannot substitute for…public investment and policies. However, private sector investment can serve as a pivotal part of a comprehensive government-led approach to addressing climate impacts. This report is a resource for companies…that are interested in increasing their strategic focus on adaptation in developing countries where they have operations, supply chains, employees and…customers. While many companies are focused on climate change mitigation…most have yet to develop strategies for dealing with the immediate to long-term consequences of climate change…[refers to Allianz, Swiss Re, Sekem, Munich Re]

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Related companies: Sekem