For businesses, climate action is no longer simply a question of environmental compliance and corporate responsibility. Today it is a matter of business value and competitiveness. Businesses that do not address their climate impacts will increasingly get left behind by consumers, investors, and talent. Most businesses recognise these imperatives but simply do not know where to start. The task is complicated by an overabundance of target setting frameworks, climate pledges, policies, and commercial offerings.
In this episode of Ibec Responds we hear from Conor Minogue, Ibec Senior Executive for Infrastructure, Energy and Climate Policy, about the new 'Climate Action: A toolkit for business', developed by Ibec in collaboration with Accenture, and how it can help businesses develop a best-practice climate action strategy and avoid common pitfalls like greenwashing. We also talk to Nicholas Reynolds, Sustainability Manager with O’Brien Fine Foods and Caoimhe Donnelly, Chief Sustainability Officer with CIÉ, who share their experience developing climate action strategies, and setting emission reduction targets.
Read the Toolkit here.
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