Summit News

First Wave of Leaders for Global Climate Action Summit Announced

Summit Attracts Delegates from Six Continents   SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2018—Today leaders from business, government and civil society around the world announced they will be delegates to the Global Climate Action Summit, which is to be convened this September in San...

Free Zero Emission Travel for Climate Summit Delegates and Public

GenZe and Their Partners Scoot and Ford GoBike Team Up for September Event The Global Climate Action Summit is today announcing it is partnering with GenZe, a leading manufacturer of electric bikes and scooters, and their transportation collaborators, in order to...

Global Climate Action Summit Will be World’s First for Exceeding Gold Standard for Green Events

‘Taking Ambition to the Next Level’   SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9, 2018 — Leaders of this year’s Global Climate Action Summit today announced the event will meet or exceed international sustainability standards for large events like concerts and conventions through actions...

California Becomes First State to Pledge to Use ‘Green’ Financing to Combat Climate Change

While Washington buries its head in the sand, Treasurer Chiang and Governor Brown are supporting the growth of the green bond market to finance and build climate-resilient projects SACRAMENTO – “President Trump may dial up his efforts to con the American people into...

GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT APPOINTS UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S ENVOY ON YOUTH AS SIXTH CO-CHAIR

San Francisco, August 1, 2018 – Today, the Global Climate Action Summit announced Jayathma Wickramanayake, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, as its sixth co-chair. “I’m so honored and pleased to be invited as a Co-Chair of the Global Climate...

Land and Ocean Stewardship: Key Facts and Figures

The 30X30 Forests, Food and Land Challenge: we’re calling on businesses, states, city and local governments, and global citizens to unite and take action for better forest and habitat conservation, land use, and food production and consumption practices to deliver up...

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THE UNIVERSAL CLIMATE DISCLOSURE CHALLENGE

Disclosure is the bedrock of public accountability to climate targets. The process of disclosure allows corporations, cities, states, and regions to measure their carbon footprints, identify and prioritize areas where performance improvements can be made, and deliver...

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Urgency Underlined as Bonn Climate Talks Close

Scoop May 11, 2018 Against the backdrop of a record hot April in the host country of Germany, governments are concluding two weeks of talks aimed at preparing the Paris Agreement’s operational guidelines for adoption at the annual climate conference to be held in...

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“Clean Trillion” Investment Goal in Sight and Achievable

Ceres May 10, 2018 As global clean energy transition takes hold and the market matures, a new Ceres report released today finds that the “Clean Trillion” – the goal of an additional $1 trillion investment in clean energy per year through 2050 – is eminently...

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Just Transition: A Business Guide

The B Team May 09, 2018 The shift toward a net-zero world will bring economy-wide transformation on a scale we’ve never seen. This transition will impact all industries, jobs and communities. While we know this is necessary for a clean energy future, how can we ensure...

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Challenge Accepted

We're stepping up for the Global Climate Action Summit and taking climate ambition to the next level. And to make it happen we're reaching out and we're building ever stronger partnerships with people around the world. Last month, Summit co-chair Anand Mahindra...

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