Tag : net zero

July 7, 2022

Statement on Climate Action and Sustainable Growth

At the COP27 meeting in Sharm El-Sheikh, climate negotiators laid out a plan to implement the global goal of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The private sector must play a role in meeting climate targets and can build on that momentum. With this statement, Asian business leaders have committed to taking climate action and to safeguarding and managing nature sustainably.

The Council also conducted a survey (see box on the left below) to understand what drives corporate climate action in Asia, and what policies could accelerate decarbonization. See below for more on the key policy drivers we identified, and why we believe climate change should be a core part of the region’s economic growth strategy.

October 20, 2022

In Asia, climate change and economic uncertainty can be addressed together

As Asian economies face recession worries, many are putting climate action on the back burner – but climate resilience goes hand in hand with economic stability.