What do we do?


To develop policy recommendations and tools to address major global environmental and energy issues, including climate change, green economy, sustainable development, and make a substantive contribution to key intergovernmental discussions in these areas.

Projects for 2016

  • Develop and promote global business priorities on resource and energy efficiency, including on enabling investment conditions, the water-energy nexus, and the efficient use/re-use of rare raw materials
  • Ensure that global business priorities on climate change mitigation, adaptation/resilience, technology, markets, and investment with a focus on innovation, finance, energy access, trade and substantive business engagement as integral to the elaboration and implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris outcome.
  • Update the ICC Green Economy Roadmap, to include key success factors for effective public-private partnerships as a means to implement and scale up solutions that advance economic growth, societal development and environmental stewardship.
  • Provide practical guidance to companies on implementing the new ICC Charter for Sustainable Development to shape their sustainability strategies.
  • Offer business input and expertise to the Provide business input to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), including to the International Resource Panel, the Climate Investment Funds, the UNEP/United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Green Industry Platform, the UNFCCC, and the environment/energy aspects of the SDGs/2030 Development Agenda.