Paris, 8 December 2015. Nearly 400 business leaders gathered at the Lima-Paris Action Agenda Focus on Business in Paris today, calling for a strong Paris climate change agreement to help them implement the unprecedented set of cross-cutting corporate actions on climate which they are taking in key areas such as carbon pricing, finance, responsible policy engagement and science-based target setting.
High-level speakers, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, France Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royal, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and the UN’s top climate change official Christiana Figueres, joined chief executives to advance the climate change agenda.
Participants will put forward an overview of all contributions by business and investors towards the COP21 UN climate change conference, highlighting commitments around concrete, cross-cutting solutions that impact the entire strategic management of a company.
The event also included an interactive discussion on pricing the cost of carbon emissions…
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