The Champions have worked over the past year to enhance integrity and track the progress and impact of commitments made by businesses, investors, cities, states and regions and initiatives. A summary of this work, including metrics and tools to measure the efficacy of actions to boost resilience, can be found in an accompanying factsheet, also published today.
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COP26 will see a groundswell of new commitments, initiatives and achievements announced from around the global economy – with businesses, investors, cities and regions all pitching in to help reach net zero emissions before 2050 and build resilience by 2030.
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The step-up of climate action from the private sector, local governments and civil society at COP26 will send a powerful signal to national governments that the economy is already in that race, and that they want their political leaders to set the bar higher.
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New partnerships for Africa & SIDS put climate equity, resilience and nature at the top of COP’s climate action agenda
On the second day of COP26 real economy leaders join Heads of State to launch new partnerships that will catalyze finance and climate solutions in Africa and Small Island Developing States, and help half a billion farmers to implement regenerative farming practices this decade.
The implications of the latest UNFCCC NDC Synthesis report could not be clearer: the world has not made anything like enough progress to tackle the climate crisis. Without immediate action, we risk losing our race to zero emissions and the better world promised by the Paris Agreement.
On 9 September 2021, 4.00-5.30 pm JST, UN Climate Champion Nigel Topping, together with the UK’s Ambassador to Japan, will convene senior Japanese and international business leaders for a roundtable event to showcase Japanese business climate leadership.