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Sharing & Learning: Just Transition

Part 4 of the Sharing & Learning Series on Climate Action

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Sharing & Learning: Just Transition
Sharing & Learning: Just Transition

Time & Location

05 Mar 2024, 10:00 – 11:30


About the event

Reaching net-zero by the early 2050s is crucial to limit global warming, but it requires systemic changes that can deepen existing inequalities. To ensure a just transition, we must create opportunities and social protection for affected workers, advocate for supportive policies, and prioritize inclusive, green job creation.

The private sector has a vital role to play by engaging stakeholders, respecting communities and environments, and leveraging available resources like the ILO's Guidelines for a just transition and UN Global Compact's Think Lab on Just Transition.

What you will learn

  • Understand the concept of a just transition and the role of business in its implementation
  • Learn from the Institute for Human Rights and Business on how to advance a fair and inclusive shift to a green economy, addressing environmental, social, and economic dimensions equitably
  • Hear about strategies and experiences to ensure a just transition from the perspective of Energy Infrastructure Partners
  • Gain insights about approaches to implement just transition principles from Adecco

Target Audience

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

Language: English

More information on the sharing & learning series can be found here.

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