The Pivot Point: Building the groundswell of voluntary climate action into ground rules for the economy

Aug 1, 2023

This report is a product of radical collaboration across organisations working on accelerating non-state actor climate action in support of the Paris Agreement, coming together to share findings, insights and perspectives. It presents an overview of the current landscape across the voluntary climate leadership initiatives, and emerging standards and regulations, and offers insights on how to dramatically accelerate from voluntary action to the adequate standards, policies and regulations needed to deliver climate action at scale and achieve the mitigation goal of the Paris Agreement – recognising the different circumstances, capacities and needs of different countries. It explores some appropriate enabling environments and outlines the wide array of tools available, and highlights key questions to address hereon, providing a thought piece for dialogue and consideration.

Publication details
Theme(s)
The meaning of net zero The urgency of zero
Type(s)
Report
Author(s)
Axelsson, Kaya Hale, Thomas McGivern, Alexis
Year(s)
2022
UN Climate Change High Level Champions

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