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The Indian government has adopted some of the world’s most ambitious renewable energy targets, which are a centerpiece of its strategy to address climate change. Now, 40 Indian companies are joining the national effort by setting a price on their internal carbon emissions, which can facilitate greener decision-making.
The country's corporate titans have climate goals that are more ambitious than their government's, and see unified carbon pricing as key to combating global warming.
While inland transport was included in the 2015 Paris Agreement and international air transport followed suit in 2016, progress in the international shipping sector, which carries 80% of the world’s trade volume, has been more modest. Back in 2011, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) did adopt a set of operational and technical measures to increase the energy efficiency of vessels. Realistically though, it may take about 25-30 years to renew the world’s entire fleet and make all new vessels fully compliant with IMO’s technical requirements.
Last month, before CEOs and heads of state headed to Davos, some leaders started their week in Zurich for a deep dive on a topic that is growing in importance for corporate leaders: How to manage the risks — and find the opportunities — associated with a warming planet.
Setting sail. To ensure ambitious contribution by the shipping sector to the Paris Agreement’s temperature goals, France initiated the Tony de Brum Declaration in December 2017. Presented by Hilda Heine, President of the Marshall Islands, at the One Planet Summit in Paris, the Declaration has been signed today by 38 countries already.
At the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition’s (CPLC) third High Level Assembly, the World Bank Group announced a High-Level Leadership Forum on Carbon Pricing and Competitiveness that will convene private sector leaders around competitiveness concerns that have tended to inhibit the wider uptake of carbon pricing.
Canada, March 15, 2018 — Canadian companies, partners in the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, came together to share their past experiences and lessons learned around carbon pricing implementation in the The Role of Carbon Pricing in a Low-Carbon Transition report. Presenting a collective of companies from various sectors, the report includes best practices for the private sector making the transition to a low-carbon economy and some recommendations for the continued development of carbon policies in coming months.
CPLC Third High-Level Assembly 2018
Advancing climate action through carbon pricing: challenges, opportunities and solutions
April 19th | 12:30-14:30 hrs
World’s First International Research Conference on Carbon Pricing Set for January 2019
Convened by the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, the conference aims to drive innovative research and analysis from academics and practitioners on the effective design and implementation of carbon pricing policies
Public and private sector organizations and companies are invited to help shape and drive climate action at the first Africa Climate Week, 9-13 April 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya.
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