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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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03 Jul 2023

The Chairperson’s Guide to Climate Integrity

This guide, produced by the World Economic Forum and the Climate Governance in collaboration with Deloitte, explores how organisations, guided by their Chairs, non-executive directors and board members, can earn and enhance trust through the sustainability transition. 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 →

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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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13 Jun 2023

Executive Compensation Guidebook for Climate Transition: 2023 Addendum

In 2021, the Climate Governance Initiative, in collaboration with WTW, published the Executive Compensation Guidebook for Climate Transition. This instructive guide explored how to drive climate strategy by meaningfully embedding it within executive compensation frameworks. Over the 18 months since… More →

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06 Jun 2023

Corporate climate policy engagement: A briefing for board directors

Conducting corporate climate policy engagement (also known as advocacy or lobbying) positively and appropriately is critical to creating the conditions that will enable a company to achieve its net zero transition.  This briefing, produced by the Climate Governance Initiative in… 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

How can board directors prepare for the upcoming Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework release?

As stewards of their organisations, board directors will benefit from understanding the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework ahead of its official launch in September 2023, and its implications for the organisations they represent. This briefing provides guidance to… 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 →