The Business Case
Review Ambition
Drive Board Action
Implement the Transition
Ensure Accountability
Accelerate Business Transformation
Climate transition
The board role in climate action
Climate policy and regulation
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Report | 28 Sep 2023

First technical report of the UN Global Stocktake

The technical report of the first global stocktake finds that implementation must accelerate to increase ambition across all fronts, taking an all-of-society approach to make progress towards the Paris Agreement goals and respond to the climate crisis.

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Report | 28 Jun 2023

2023 Progress Report to Parliament

The Climate Change Committee's 2023 statutory report provides a comprehensive overview of the UK Government’s progress to date in reducing emissions

Collaboration with Centre for Climate Engagement
Report | 29 Mar 2023

What the IPCC report means for non-executive directors

The IPCC Sixth Assessment Report containing the latest scientific knowledge on climate change has been completed. Here are the key takeaways for NEDs.

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Report | 1 Feb 2023

Investment for a well-adapted UK

Proactively building resilience to climate change will require significant investment. The Climate Change Committee lays out where investment will be needed to build climate resilience, the barriers associated with delivering this, and how key investment streams for adaptation can be scaled up.

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Report | 1 Nov 2022

Degree of urgency: Accelerating actions to keep 1.5°C on the table

This report by the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) assesses progress since COP26 and outlines the priority areas for accelerated action at, and beyond, COP27.

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Report | 1 Sep 2022

Taking stock of progress: September 2022

First joint progress report across UN-backed global climate campaigns: Race to Resilience and Race to Zero.

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Report | 1 May 2022

Building energy security through accelerated energy transition

The Energy Transitions Commission explores how Europe, and other regions, can build energy security while also accelerating the required energy transition.

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Report | 1 Jan 2022

The net-zero transition: What it would cost, what it would bring

Governments and companies worldwide are pledging to achieve net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases. McKinsey looks at the economic transformation that a transition to net-zero emissions would entail—a transformation that would affect all countries and all sectors of the economy, either directly or indirectly.

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Report | 13 Dec 2021

Changing the climate in the Boardroom

Boards are committed to addressing climate change, but knowledge and experience gaps in the boardroom may impact ability to drive future change according to this report from INSEAD and Heidrick & Struggles.

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Report | 18 May 2020

How can boards deliver net zero carbon business strategy?

A briefing prepared for members of Chapter Zero by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership with Earth on Board.

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Report | 17 Jan 2019

How should corporate boards respond to climate change?

The World Economic Forum released a guide to help corporate boards drive climate governance effectively. This was developed in collaboration with PwC and consultation with over 50 board members and corporate executives.

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Report | 1 Jan 2019

How to set up effective climate governance on corporate boards

Explore the World Economic Forum’s How to Set Up Effective Climate Governance on Corporate Boards: Guiding principles and questions, including the eight climate governance principles.