COP26: Steps forward on carbon pricing but major tasks ahead

Posted on Friday 19. Nov 2021

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COP26 in Glasgow has recently been finalised. Climate Leadership Coalition, Haga Initiative and Skift – Business Climate Leaders analyse the developments in carbon pricing.

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Business leaders urge governments to ramp up carbon pricing

Posted on Monday 25. Oct 2021

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On the eve of the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, leaders from more than 100 businesses, cities, universities and business associations and networks call on governments to ramp up carbon pricing.

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Paul Polman met with Norwegian business climate leaders

Posted on Friday 15. Oct 2021

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Watch Paul Polman, the former CEO of Unilever and founder of Imagine, give an inspiring talk to the members of Skift – Business Climate Leaders about his new book, Net Positive.

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Nordic initiative for effective carbon price gains international support

Posted on Monday 29. Mar 2021

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The Call on Carbon initiative was presented to Nordic companies at a webinar on 29 March, with representatives from the Norwegian, Finnish and Swedish governments present in the meeting.

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Skift teams up with Nordic business networks in call for carbon pricing

Posted on Tuesday 16. Feb 2021

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We need a global price on carbon. Climate Leadership Coalition, Haga Initiative and Skift - Business Climate Leaders launch initiative to ramp up climate investments and effective carbon pricing.

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European business leaders call for higher ambitions in the EU 2030 emission target

Posted on Tuesday 8. Dec 2020

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A twitter storm erupted ahead of the videoconference of European Affairs Ministers today. The ministers will prepare the European Council, and business leaders from over 200 international companies and organizations urge them to raise the emission targets to at least 55 percent.

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Skift - Business Climate Leaders launch international call to action against greenwashing

Posted on Friday 6. Nov 2020

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Greenwashing is detrimental to both business and the common effort to avert the climate crisis, claims Norwegian organization, supported by over 200 companies. Their call to action is supported by other business networks, as well as former CEO of Unilever, Paul Polman, and the President of European Parliament Environment Committee, Pascal Canfin.

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Skift - Business Climate Leaders and The Climate House Oslo, presents Norwegian solutions to the climate crisis with TED Countdown

Posted on Tuesday 6. Oct 2020

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– We will both present solutions from Norway and Scandinavia to the world, and be inspired by ideas an solutions from the global stage, says CEO in Skift, Bjørn Kjærand Haugland.

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Norway203040 changes its name to Skift

Posted on Friday 23. Aug 2019

Norway203040 changes its name to Skift in line with the increased governmental ambitions to cut Norway’s GHG emissions by an additional 5% within 2030. Despite these new objectives, emissions are still increasing. With this current emission rate UN Organizations and scientists alert alarming consequences with regard to nature destruction, biodiversity, migration and extreme weather. We are in a state of urgency. We need a shift.

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