19 Jan '12, 10am

UN chief calls on businesses to build on Durban Summit success

The UN's climate chief today called on the private sector to step up their efforts to support the "unprecedented, ambitious climate strategy" agreed by international negotiators at the Durban Summit last month. Businesses must be better partners to governments, which have set themselves a deadline of finalising the details surrounding the Durban agreement before this year's summit in Doha, Qatar, Christiana Figueres told BusinessGreen . FURTHER READING Exclusive: Abu Dhabi investment fund targets UK waste sector World Future Energy Summit 2012 - all the latest "Businesses are reflecting the effort," she said, on the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi. "We already know that the trillion dollar in investment in renewable energy has occurred, that last year we hit the record of investment so we're definitely moving in that direction." But she added that ...

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