Climate Action and Ambition Within the International Business Community
Climate change is the defining issue of our time – and we are at a defining moment. We know what is happening to our planet, we know what we need to do, and we have the tools to make our actions effective.
What should capture our imagination is the vast opportunity afforded by real climate action.
Enormous economic and societal benefits await humankind if we can rise to the climate challenge and take the necessary action.
These films will demonstrate effective leadership and action in;
and sit alongside video contributions from UN connected Ambassadors and subject matter experts.
Solutions-Based Video Journalism
So much of the conversation on climate change focuses on the negative, but that will not get the job done.
Climate action and socio-economic progress are mutually supportive, with gains of $26 Trillion predicted by 2030 compared with business as usual, if we pursue the right path.
These films focus on why sustainable business is better business for everyone, from the ground up- inside organisations, their supply chains and the communities that they serve.
50 Climate Leaders Summit
In 2020, 50 Climate Leaders will convene for a summit in New York for a series of ground breaking panel discussions debates and interviews moderated by the United Nations Department of Public Information.
Each discussion will follow one of the themes in our six subject areas and discuss the innovations and transformations that are taking place in energy transition, climate finance and carbon pricing, industry transition, nature based solutions, cities and local action, and resilience.