Adaptation

Adaptation involves steps taken to adjust to new challenges brought about by climate change: both by reducing communities' overall vulnerability, and strengthening their preparedness for adverse events such as floods.

From a business and human rights perspective, an important role for companies in adaptation is to support vulnerable workers, communities and individuals affected by climate change throughout their supply chains.

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7 April 2017

Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson calls on private sector to respect human rights in actions on sustainable development & climate change

Author: Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice

The private sector must be an active contributor to sustainable development that respects human rights and labour rights, and upholds environmental and governance standards in their global operations, including throughout their supply chains. By...

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23 November 2016

Vietnam: Ecofarm aims to increase agricultural sustainability & farmers' resilience to climate change

Author: Business Call to Action Press Release, in 3BL Media

"Creating Big Impacts with Small Farmers", 21 Nov 2016...

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21 November 2016

Govts., businesses, cities & civil society must work together to adapt for a climate resilient future

Author: Jennifer Morgan, Greenpeace International

"The world unites, vulnerable countries inspire – but there’s hard work ahead," 18 Nov 2016...

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17 November 2016

Microsoft releases paper on accelerating action towards carbon neutrality throughout their operations

Author: Global Climate Action

"Beyond Carbon Neutral: Microsoft Accelerating Climate Action," 16 Nov 2016...

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14 November 2016

UNESCO report finds govts. & businesses have a role to play to improve access to education to meet Sustainable Development Goals

Author: UNESCO

"2016 Global Education Monitoring Report Summary - Planet: Education for environmental sustainability and green growth", 2016...

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8 November 2016

Index-based insurance is key to helping African farmers adapt to climate change, say development agencies at COP22

Author: COP22 Morocco news

"Index-based insurance, key to helping small-scale farmers in Africa adapt to climate change effects," 8 Nov 2016...

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17 October 2016

How the Chemical Industry Joined the Fight Against Climate Change

Author: The New York Times

"How the Chemical Industry Joined the Fight Against Climate Change", 16 October 2016  

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17 October 2016

Push by companies to limit gas emitted by air conditioners & refrigerators

Author: Amy Harder & Russell Gold, Wall Street Journal (USA)

"Companies Readying for New Limits to Emissions From Air Conditioners, Refrigerators", 15 October 2016...

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14 October 2016

Nespresso & World Bank Group launch project to protect coffee farmers from climate risks in East Africa

Author: Nestlé Nespresso, 3BL Media

"World Bank Group and Nespresso Partner to Help Coffee Farmers in East Africa," 7 October 2016...

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5 October 2016

China: Companies launch insurance aimed to protect farmers from climate risks

Author: Coco Liu, Reuters (USA)

"Insured crabs, tea help China's farmers avoid extreme weather losses," 3 Oct 2016...

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