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27 Jun 2023

Navigating the Climate Disclosure Landscape

This summary, alongside the interactive tool, will help you understand and identify the initiatives most relevant to the company boards you sit on. Why is climate disclosure important for board directors? Ensuring transparent disclosure of climate risk and opportunity, so… More →

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06 Jun 2023

Climate Governance Initiative supporting inaugural International Conference on ESG and Climate Governance

The inaugural International Conference on ESG and Climate Governance, bringing together academic experts, practitioners and board directors, will take place at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, between 26 and 28 June 2023. The conference is a global collaboration between the Centre… More →

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01 Jun 2023

Climate Governance Initiative submits public response on draft Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework

The Climate Governance Initiative has submitted a public comment letter on the fourth (v0.4) and final draft of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework. The Climate Governance Initiative recognises the intrinsic links between climate and nature and that… More →

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15 May 2023

Climate Governance Initiative appoints new Chair of the Governing Board and two new Governing Board members

The Climate Governance Initiative, an initiative in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, has announced two new members of its Governing Board and the appointment of its new Chair of the Governing Board. Joining the Board from leadership roles in… More →

20 Apr 2023

Case studies: The role of boards in driving climate action

The Climate Governance Initiative presents four business case studies on the experiences of leading companies driving climate action from the board level. The case studies highlight the climate and sustainability commitments, strategies and activities of four organisations from diverse geographies… More →

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20 Apr 2023

Smurfit Kappa: A joined-up approach to climate and sustainability strategy

Global packaging leader Smurfit Kappa is dealing with increased demand for its products while also steering the business towards net zero by 2050. The FTSE 100 company was awarded five stars by Support the Goals in recognition of its support for… More →

20 Apr 2023

Natura &Co: IP&L, circular carbon, and a triple bottom line approach

Brazilian beauty giant Natura &Co has long been a champion of sustainability. It became the world’s first publicly traded company to receive B Corp certification in 2014 and has an engaged board that sees sustainability as an opportunity rather than… More →

20 Apr 2023

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC): A holistic approach to finance, risk, climate and sustainability

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC), a leading infrastructure investment company in the Philippines, views the challenges of a developing nation like the Philippines as an opportunity for bold climate leadership. What is Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC)? MPIC is a… More →

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20 Apr 2023

British Land: Making sustainability central to business decision-making

Sustainability is shaping the way industry leader British Land does business. As one of the largest developers and operators of commercial property in the UK, British Land has found that sustainable buildings let faster, generate higher rents and benefit from… More →

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20 Apr 2023

Climate Governance Initiative releases four business case studies on corporate climate action driven by boards

The Climate Governance Initiative, an initiative in collaboration with the World Economic Forum driving board director climate capacity, has released four business case studies with a focus on the role of board directors. The case studies highlight the climate and… More →

18 Apr 2023

Chapter Zero Slovenia launches with a mission to support board directors

Chapter Zero Slovenia, an initiative aimed at mobilising boards of companies in Slovenia to take positive climate action, has launched. Nataša Pirc Musar, President of Slovenia, is the Chapter’s Honorary Patron. It becomes the 25th Chapter in the Climate Governance… More →

14 Apr 2023

Climate Governance Initiative announces online event focused on executive compensation

The Climate Governance Initiative is hosting an online fireside chat and panel exchange exploring how executive compensation can be a powerful tool to drive climate action without organisations. Featuring a line-up of board directors with experience sitting on and in… More →

30 Mar 2023

Chapter Zero Netherlands launches, joining the Climate Governance Initiative’s global network

Chapter Zero Netherlands, an initiative mobilising non-executive directors in the Netherlands to drive climate action in the boardroom, has launched. Part of the growing Climate Governance Initiative global network, Chapter Zero Netherlands will build the climate capacity of board members,… More →

29 Mar 2023

What does the latest IPCC report mean for board directors?

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC’s) Synthesis Report of the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) provides an overview of the latest scientific knowledge on climate change. With the IPCC’s next report expected around 2030, this is likely to be… More →

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20 Mar 2023

Join our team: Director, Climate Governance Initiative

We are looking for an experienced Director to head up the  Climate Governance Initiative, whose purpose is to enable effective climate corporate governance on boards. The Initiative is moving on from initial start-up mode and its new, dedicated Director will… More →

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06 Mar 2023

Biodiversity as a Material Financial Risk: What Board Directors Need to Know

This guide highlights the material financial risks and opportunities, and directors’ duties of loyalty and care, related to biodiversity loss. More →