Global cities stepping up on climate action The shift to a low-carbon economy is underway and cities worldwide are stepping up to tackle dangerous climate change. With increasing extreme weather events worldwide, cities are aware of the climate risks they face and are taking vital actions to reduce emissions.
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2018 has been the year that companies, cities, states and regions, so called “non-state actors” have paved the way on climate and environmental action.
Under the banner of the Talanoa Dialogue, local governments and corporate leaders have come together with national policymakers to assess whether the world is on track to meet the long-term climate goals agreed in Paris.
Leading retail powerhouses are stepping up on supply chain sustainability, according to the latest figures from CDP, a global environmental impact non-profit. The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, has just been joined by three more of the top 20 retail companies – CVS Health, Target Corporation and Tesco – in collecting data from suppliers to reduce environmental risk and cut carbon emissions in the supply chain.
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