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Adapting for a Green Economy; Companies, Communities and Climate Change

Adapting for a Green Economy; Companies, Communities and Climate Change

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Adapting for a Green Economy:

CompAniEs, CommunitiEs And ClimAtE ChAnGE
A Caring for Climate Report

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A Caring for Climate report by the united nations Global Compact, united nations Environment programme (unEp), oxfam, and World Resources institute (WRi) un Global Compact Contributors: Lila Karbassi karbassi@un.org Jayoung Park park10@un.org www.unglobalcompact.org unEp Contributors: Tim Kasten tim.kasten@unep.org Richard Munang richard.munang@unep.org www.unep.org oxfam
Adapting for a Green Economy:

CompAniEs, CommunitiEs And ClimAtE ChAnGE
A Caring for Climate Report

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A Caring for Climate report by the united nations Global Compact, united nations Environment programme (unEp), oxfam, and World Resources institute (WRi) un Global Compact Contributors: Lila Karbassi karbassi@un.org Jayoung Park park10@un.org www.unglobalcompact.org unEp Contributors: Tim Kasten tim.kasten@unep.org Richard Munang richard.munang@unep.org www.unep.org oxfam

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Published by: Uğur Özkan on Jul 21, 2011
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CompAniEs, CommunitiEsAnd ClimAtEChAnGE
 A Caring for Climate Report 
 
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A Carg r Cae rer  e ue na Ga Cac,ue na Ere prgrae (unEp), oa, aWr Rerce ie (WRi)un Ga Cac Crr:
Lila Karbassikarbassi@un.orgJayoung Parkpark10@un.org
www.gacac.rgunEp Crr:
Tim Kastentim.kasten@unep.orgRichard Munangrichard.munang@unep.org
www.e.rgoa Crr:
Heather Colemanhcoleman@oxamamerica.org
www.a.rgWRi Crr:
Samantha Putt del Pinosam@wri.orgEliot Metzgeremetzger@wri.orgSally Prowittsprowitt@wri.org
www.wr.rglea Ca:
Nancy Hopkins
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Tannaz Fassihi
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The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those o theUnited Nations (including the UN Global Compact Oce and the UN Environ-ment Programme), Oxam and the World Resources Institute. The inclusiono company examples in this publication is intended strictly or learning pur-poses and does not constitute an endorsement o the individual companiesby the United Nations and authors o this report. The material in this publica-tion may be quoted and used provided there is proper attribution.
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© 2011, UN Global Compact, UN Environment Programme, Oxam and theWorld Resources Institute.The material in this publication is copyrighted. The UN Global Compact en-courages the dissemination o the content or educational purposes. Contentrom this publication may be used reely without prior permission, providedthat clear attribution is given to UN Global Compact, UN Environment Pro-gramme, Oxam and World Resources Institute and that content is not usedor commercial purposes.
Creae C lcee
 Copyright 2011 UN Global Compact.This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommer-cial-NoDerivative Works 3.0 License. To view a copy o the license,http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
 
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Foreword 4Exectie Smmar 51.Cimate Cage Risk, Sstaiabe Deeopmetad Impicatios for Bsiess 8
Introduction 9Impacts of Climate Change on Sustainable Development and Economic and Social Stability 12Climate Change Adaptation and the Private Sector 17Climate Change Risks for Companies 19Adaptation Solutions that Promote Sustainable Development and Build Resilience 22Looking Ahead 24
2.Doig Bsiess i Or Cagig Cimate:Measres for Practica Bsiess Actio 25
Introduction 26Private Sector Strategies for Adaptation: Experience to Date 27Insights from Caring for Climate Companies 30Measures for Practical Business Action: Enabling Internal Champions 33Conclusion 39
3.Catazig Strategic Priate Sector Adaptatio: Poic Measresto Promote Effectie Bsiess Iestmet ad Egagemet 40
Introduction 41Barriers to Private Sector Engagement in Building Climate Resilience 42Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Business Engagement 44Fostering an Enabling Environment for Private Sector Adaptation:Policy Measures 46Conclusion 54
Moig Forward 55Edotes 56Bibiograp 63Ke Terms ad Cocepts 68Carig For Cimate Compa Exampes 69
Tabe of Cotets

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