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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general, World Trade Organization
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, director-general of the World Trade Organization, told the World Economic Forum that decarbonising global trade and supply chains must occur in a way that does not disadvantage the Global South.
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The International Sustainability Standards Board, a standard-setting body launched after COP26 to harmonise the 'wild west' of ESG reporting is opening an office in Beijing by mid-2023. Plans are underway for Tokyo to host another Asia office.
COP28 briefing
Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Al Suwaidi outlined the UAE's ambition as COP28 host nation and defended the controversial move to appoint the country's state energy company chief as president of the crucial climate negotiations.
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Speaking to Eco-Business on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, Robert Metzke, global head of sustainability for global healthcare firm Philips outlines how the firm is making progress on decarbonisation and healthcare accessibility amid challenging times.
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Engaging the world’s largest polluter on climate solutions has not been smooth sailing. Supply chains are highly inter-connected and businesses find that they need to tread along a tightrope between China and the West, even on climate.
By emphasising a multi-stakeholder approach to political decision-making, international institutions have enabled corporate actors to dominate the conversation about how and what we eat. But addressing hunger and malnutrition requires a strategy that focuses on human rights and government accountability.
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Across Africa, the climate crisis is happening to us now, and the stories Africans have to tell are urgent — but who is listening?
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The Davos apocalypse

At the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos last month, leading participants called for a rapid shift …
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