UN Climate Press Release / 05 Jun, 2020 Cities, Regions and Businesses Race to Zero Emissions
World Environment Day saw the launch of “Race to Zero” that will run up to COP26 -- an international campaign for a healthy, resilient zero carbon recovery. Led by the UNFCCC Champions for Climate Action, it brings together an unprecedented coalition of net zero emissions initiatives, covering 992 businesses, 449 cities, 21 regions, 505 universities and 38 of the biggest investors.
At a virtual launch event, UK COP26 (1-12 Nov 2021) President Alok Sharma and Chile COP25 President Carolina Schmidt called for a healthy, resilient, and inclusive recovery. UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance, Mark Carney (former Governor of the Bank of England), will discuss work in the private finance agenda to help investors identify the opportunities in the transition to net zero and report the alignment of their own portfolios with net zero.View All