• 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.

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    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

  • 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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    Open for applications: summer internships at the Centre for Climate Engagement

    The Centre for Climate Engagement is inviting applications for its summer internship programme, expanded this year to offer a wider range of opportunities, including several roles that will work in the Climate Governance Initiative. Do you care about climate action?… More →

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    More than half of businesses yet to grasp the commercial opportunity created by climate change

    Kantar and the Climate Governance Initiative partner to put sustainability on the agenda in the world’s boardrooms Kantar, the world’s leading marketing data and analytics company, together with the Climate Governance Initiative (the Initiative), a global network of non-executive directors… More →


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    Chapter Zero Kazakhstan launches

    The Climate Governance Initiative is delighted to announce the launch of its 31st Chapter, Chapter Zero Kazakhstan, which will spearhead corporate climate leadership in Kazakhstan The launch event was held today in Astana, the nation’s capital, and was attended by… More →


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