2023年10月4日，日内瓦 – The World Business Council for Sustainable 发展 (WBCSD) has officially joined the 逐零竞赛 作为加速器, bolstering the global effort to combat climate change and achieve a net-zero carbon future by 2050.
由 UN 气候 Change High-Level Champions, the 逐零竞赛 is one of the world's largest net-zero campaigns, brings together a diverse array of non-state actors, 包括企业, 城市, 地区, 金融机构, 医疗服务提供者, 以及教育机构, with a shared goal of halving global emissions by 2030.
加速器, 例如WBCSD, play a pivotal role in strengthening the campaign's credibility and driving the expansion of its membership base by facilitating the implementation of stringent net-zero criteria and encouraging new members to join the initiative.
WBCSD is a global community of 200+ leading businesses driving systems transformation for a better world in which 9+ billion people can live well, 在地球范围内, 到本世纪中叶. 在一起, 我们解决了三个问题, interconnected challenges our world faces: the climate emergency, the loss of nature and mounting inequality.
作为加速器, WBCSD will work alongside the 逐零竞赛 campaign on five priority areas: raising ambition, 驱动系统改变, 增加问责, net zero aligned advocacy and regionalisation. WBCSD aims to onboard more and more businesses to the joint goal of halving emissions by 2030, and taking credible 气候行动.
WBCSD's membership in the 逐零竞赛 Accelerator underscores our unwavering commitment to sustainability, 气候行动, and driving meaningful change on a global scale. By aligning with the 逐零竞赛 campaign, WBCSD aims to leverage its extensive network and expertise to accelerate the transition to a sustainable, 所有人的净零未来.
H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, UN 气候 Change High-Level Champion for COP28 said: “I am excited WBCSD is now a 逐零竞赛 Accelerator because WBCSD can support the 9,000 businesses in the 逐零竞赛 with specialised business resources that ensure the implementation of 气候行动 and the halving of global emissions by 2030. 另外, a $10 trillion opportunity lies in nature-positive business models that align with net-zero and nature-positive goals” -
彼得·贝克，总裁 & 首席执行官WBCSD said: "I am pleased that WBCSD has solidified its relationship with 逐零竞赛 by becoming an Accelerator. 在一起, and with the help of our member companies, 我们将推动有意义的变革, forging a path toward a sustainable and equitable world for all."
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