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23 May 2024

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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19 Apr 2024

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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10 Apr 2024

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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28 Mar 2024

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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05 Mar 2024

Climate Governance Initiative launches free online course on effective climate governance for board directors

From today, board directors across the globe will be empowered to act as effective stewards of their companies in a changing climate, through a new online course called Climate in the Boardroom from the Climate Governance Initiative. The Climate Governance… More →

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29 Feb 2024

Appointment of new Associate Director for Communications and Engagement

The Climate Governance Initiative has created a new position of Associate Director to lead the team responsible for the Initiative’s communications, and engagement with its global network of Chapters, partners, and other stakeholders. More →

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06 Feb 2024

Global movement mobilising boards to address climate change marks rapid growth

The Climate Governance Initiative, a nonprofit created in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, has today (6 February 2024) published its first ever Annual Report. More →

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19 Oct 2023

Climate Governance Initiative Mauritius launches

The Mauritius Institute of Directors and one of its founding members, HSBC Mauritius, join forces to launch the Mauritian Chapter of the Climate Governance Initiative Climate Governance Initiative Mauritius successfully launched this morning at an event at Royal Green, Moka,… More →

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06 Sep 2023

Appointment of Director of the Climate Governance Initiative

The Climate Governance Initiative, an initiative in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, has announced the appointment of Alexandra Bolton as Director of the Climate Governance Initiative. More →

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03 Aug 2023

Primer on Climate Change and our new Climate Governance Hub

The Climate Governance Initiative is pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of the Primer on Climate Change: Directors’ Duties and Disclosure Obligations. This vital document provides an overview of the foreseeable financial and systemic risks and opportunities… More →

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31 Jul 2023

Chapter Zero Southern Africa launches

The Climate Governance Initiative, the global network of non-executive directors promoting climate change awareness and action within businesses is delighted to announce the launch of the 29th Chapter in the network, Chapter Zero Southern Africa and second in Africa. The Chapter… More →

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19 Jul 2023

Chapter Zero Türkiye launches

The Climate Governance Initiative, the global network of non-executive directors promoting climate change awareness and action within businesses is delighted to announce the launch of the 28th Chapter in the network, Chapter Zero Türkiye. Chapter Zero Türkiye is a partnership… More →

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10 Jul 2023

Chapter Zero Egypt launches

This week we celebrate the launch of Chapter Zero Egypt, the 27th active Chapter in the Climate Governance Initiative’s global network and the first in the continent of Africa, with a mission to make climate change a boardroom priority for… More →

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10 Jul 2023

SEC climate disclosure briefing for board directors 

In March 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a proposal to require US public companies to include climate-related disclosures in their registration statements and periodic reports. While the SEC is still in the process of finalising the disclosure… More →

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03 Jul 2023

Chapter Zero Uzbekistan launches

Chapter Zero Uzbekistan launched this week, becoming the 26th active Chapter in the global network and the first in Central Asia. The Chapter’s aim is to enable members of corporate supervisory and management boards in Uzbekistan to address climate change and… More →

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30 Jun 2023

Summary Report: International Conference on ESG and Climate Governance 

The International Conference on ESG and Climate Governance – a collaboration between Sim Kee Boon Institute (SKBI) for Financial Economics at Singapore Management University, the Centre for Climate Engagement (CCE) at Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge, and the Climate Governance… More →