Awareness Materials

For Business - Fast Action and Quick Results on Near Term Climate Change

Published
2016
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For businesses, climate action is achieved incrementally, by working at different points of a value chain. Within a portfolio of business actions, reducing SLCPs is an opportunity to improve a company’s performance on minimizing contributions to climate change in ways that are pragmatic and achievable.

This report demonstrates that to take fast action on climate change, businesses should include measures to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as Black Carbon, Methane & Tropospheric Ozone, and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). By reducing SLCP emissions, businesses can achieve ambitious yet pragmatic results on slowing or reducing the effects of climate change.

This report outlines climate change-related risks for businesses as well as the significant opportunities possible from taking action to reduce SLCP emissions. It provides businesses with an overview of how reducing SLCPs can contribute to significant impact in fighting climate change in key sectors.

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