An Emerging Blueprint for Companies to Advance Local Climate Resilience

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A Brief Guide to the Paris Agreement and ‘Rulebook’

The Paris Agreement enshrines global goals, national commitments and multilateral processes aimed at progressively strengthening the global effort against climate change. The agreement, adopted in 2015 under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has since been ratified by …

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Major companies can be vital members of their communities, employing thousands of people, developing products and services that contribute to the economy, and supporting supply chains that connect with the rest of the world.

C2ES researched how companies can use their resources, funding, and expertise to support resilience to climate-driven extreme weather in the communities where they operate around the country.

The C2ES brief, An Emerging Blueprint for Companies: Strategies to Advance Local Climate Resilience, identifies seven strategies companies are already practicing to help communities assess climate risks, build local capacity, and implement projects that increase resilience.

The blueprint explores these strategies, offers example projects where companies are putting them to work and shows opportunities for accelerated action.

An Emerging Blueprint for Companies: Strategies to Advance Local Climate Resilience, outlines how companies can use their resources, funding, and expertise to support resilience to climate-driven extreme weather in the communities where they operate around the country.
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