UN Perspectives

Business to Play a Key Role on Carbon Pricing

By George Kell, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact.

This post originally appeared in the Huffington Post.

A price on carbon that reflects the toll that fossil fuels are taking on the planet and its inhabitants is probably the most salient step that can be taken to […]

25 September 2014|

Shining a Light on Transformational Climate Action – UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres

One of the questions I struggle with on a daily basis as Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC is this: how can we scale up and speed up the transformational change needed to tackle climate change?

By “we” I mean all of us. And by “transformational” I […]

31 March 2014|

Big Idea 2014: The Year for Climate Action by Ban Ki-moon

This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers pick one big idea that will shape 2014.

10 December 2013 – My big idea is not new. Nor is it, in the larger sense, mine. But it is an idea that will be one […]

10 December 2013|