Sharing & Learning: Adaptation to Climate Change
Part 3 of the Sharing & Learning Series on Climate Action
Time & Location
21 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 11:30
About the event
Climate change has resulted in over 11,000 weather-related disasters in the past 50 years, costing trillions of dollars and disproportionately impacting low-income countries. The latest IPCC report warns of the vulnerability of half the world's population, farmland loss, biodiversity decline, and severe coastal impacts.
It is evident that climate change is already affecting societies, environments, and businesses, necessitating urgent adaptation measures. The private sector must prioritize adaptation to protect workers, communities, and their own long-term success, while ensuring a just transition that avoids risk redistribution and supports all stakeholders.
What you will learn
- Understand what climate adaptation is and what it entails for business
- Learn how to advance business adaptation to climate change
- Learn about strategies, overcoming barriers and best practices from other companies, as well as approaches of different sectors in various regions
- Discover new tools to support the development of adaptation plans
The Sharing & Learning series is open to UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein participants and especially targeted at company representatives that are in charge of driving climate action within their organizations, aiming to learn from industry examples and exchange experiences with like-minded professionals.
Fee: Free of charge, open for UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein participants