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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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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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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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22 Feb 2023

Climate Governance Initiative launches Approved Course curriculum

Chapter Zero Canada’s climate course for board directors receives Approved status The Climate Governance Initiative has launched its ‘Approved Course’ curriculum for climate-related educational courses. Following a robust review process, Chapter Zero Canada, part of the Institute of Corporate Directors… More →

18 Nov 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Climate Governance Initiative welcomes Advisory Board

The Climate Governance Initiative, a global initiative launched in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, has announced the establishment of its Advisory Board and welcomed seven members at an inaugural meeting on 18th November 2022. Established to provide strategic guidance… More →

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29 Jul 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Climate Governance Initiative in collaboration with the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative publishes the 2nd edition of the Primer on Climate Change: Directors’ Duties and Disclosure Obligations

The Climate Governance Initiative, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative (CCLI), today is proud to issue the second edition to the Primer on Climate Change: Directors’ Duties and Disclosure Obligations. This edition provides the latest information for… More →

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28 Apr 2022

PRESS RELEASE: The Climate Governance Initiative announces their partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

The Climate Governance Initiative (CGI), hosted at Hughes Hall, Cambridge, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have established a partnership to enhance corporate climate governance in accordance with international best practice. More →

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03 Mar 2022

Chapter Zero New Zealand joins the Climate Governance Initiative

The Institute of Directors New Zealand (IoD) today announced that it has joined the global Climate Governance Initiative (CGI) as the host of the national chapter, Chapter Zero New Zealand. More →

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02 Nov 2021

Climate crisis requires boards to put climate transition at the heart of corporate strategy, says international network of board directors

As the global UN COP26 climate talks commence in Glasgow, the international Climate Governance Initiative has called on board directors across the world to place the climate transition at the heart of corporate strategy and board decision-making. In a statement… More →