• What if every company had a climate target and a plan to meet it?

    The Climate Governance Initiative empowers board directors on every continent to take climate action by enhancing their knowledge and skills in climate governance. Our rapidly-growing network of Chapters in over 70 countries worldwide reaches more than 100,000 board directors.

    Our work builds on the World Economic Forum’s Principles for Effective Climate Governance.

What we offer

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    Climate Governance Hub

    Key knowledge and resources for board directors from the Climate Governance Initiative and its global network of Chapters. Includes briefings, case studies, and guides.

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    Climate in the Boardroom is our 30 minute introduction to climate change and effective climate governance.

    Our Chapters also offer approved climate governance courses for board directors.

  • Events

    Online and in-person events, webinars and networking opportunities from the Climate Governance Initiative and its Chapters.

  • Networking

    Meet peers in your region and become part of a global network of chairs, non-executive and independent directors.







Networks in 73 countries worldwide

Latest News

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    IFC and Climate Governance Initiative partner to promote corporate climate action in developing economies

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the Climate Governance Initiative  signed a cooperation agreement focused on promoting robust climate governance in companies across emerging markets and developing economies. More →


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  • Global board leaders agree on strong business case for climate action

    25 June 2024 Companies with strong boardroom leadership can benefit from trillions of dollars in annual new business opportunities by addressing new needs that will arise from the effects of climate change, while safeguarding humanity’s future by supporting a fair,… More →


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    Director of the Climate Governance Initiative awarded an OBE

    Alexandra Bolton has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the King’s Birthday Honours 2024, for services to the built and natural environment. From 2017 to 2022, Alexandra was Executive Director of the Centre for… More →


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  • Global network now active in countries representing one third of global emissions issues call to action to board directors 

    Board directors on every inhabited continent are being empowered and mobilised to lead their companies towards a sustainable future, through climate education, networking and sharing best practice across borders, based on a Paris-aligned approach to climate transition.   The Climate Governance… More →


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