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In recent years, businesses have been indirectly a part of the United Nations conference on climate change (UNFCCC COP), mostly as observers or lobbyists. But this year is the first time that business is showing true constructive leadership and influence within the negotiations and on the side as well.
Emission reductions are so ingrained in our consciousness that it has escaped our attention that the very concept should cease to exist under a post 2020 climate regime, says African Development Bank chief climate and green growth officer Gareth Phillips.
Attended by more than 120 heads of state starting from next week, the Conference of the Parties (COP) meeting in Paris is hailed as a potential turning point in the global fight against climate change. The Eco-Business team will be on the ground, bring daily updates to you, our readers. And we want you to participate.
The EAPF commissioned Trucost to assess and analyse sixteen of their active and passive equity investment portfolios, with regard to their exposure to the embedded carbon emissions within fossil fuel ...