Corporate governance frameworks have a critical role to play in helping companies adapt to new climate requirements and contribute to climate objectives. The OECD’s Carmine Di Noia shares insights from a new report on climate change and its implications for corporate governance.
Tag: climate change
Making investment work for green growth
Foreign direct investment (FDI) that fosters green growth and development while preserving natural assets will make a key contribution to efforts to curb climate change and achieve the SDGs. In the run-up to COP26, the OECD’s Iris Mantovani explores the contribution of FDI to lowering carbon emissions and advancing green growth.
In the fight against deforestation, companies can turn to due diligence tools
Behind every deforestation struggle is a global supply chain. The demand for commodities in one place can lead to the loss of forest in another, particularly when forest area is converted to other land uses such as agricultural production. This column looks at how the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and related due diligence guidance can help companies understand how they can help address biodiversity challenges, amongst other environmental risks, in their business operations, supply chains and relationships.
Road to zero – Making responsible business conduct the new normal for a sustainable future
As the world begins to re-build and re-design in the wake of the pandemic, OECD's Greg Medcraft and Allan Jørgensen look at the contribution OECD instruments on responsible business conduct can make to help drive responsible climate action.
How can business meet its responsibility to address climate change?
Only one hundred companies produce over 70% of greenhouse gas emissions so they should also be responsible for taking action to address the impacts of climate change. On the occasion of the 2019 Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum, OECD's Cristina Tébar Less, looks at the actions business is expected to take. It is widely … Continue reading How can business meet its responsibility to address climate change?
Staying ahead of the curve on corporate responsibility: Climate change, digitalisation and animal welfare
In the third post of his Legacy Blog Series, Roel Nieuwenkamp encourages the responsible business conduct community to start planning for the next update of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.