Polish edition of the Global Initiative Caring for Climate

20
November
2013

UN Global Compact in partnership with the Ministry of Environment has united more than 70 representatives of Polish and foreign companies, the environment diplomats, UN agencies and institutions involved in environmental protection. All this in order to discuss common model platform that could provide a dialogue between the various institutions after the Climate Summit. One of the sponsors of the event was the company VIVENGE represented by Ms Catherine Rudnicka Chairman of the Board, which is one of the speakers panel "Climate Action and Partnership - perspective from Poland" in the first day of the Caring for Climate Business Forum. When the panel is touched on BrandBility Initiative, which is a flagship project of the partnership Caring for Climate.

 

The inauguration was attended , among others: Minister of the Environment - Marcin Korolec , the national representative of the UN Global Compact - Kamil Wyszkowski , Senior Advisor on Climate Change UNEP - George manful , director of the Centre UNEP - GRID Warsaw - Maria Andrzejewska , Ambassador of Germany - Rudriger Freiherr von Fritsch and - Vice President employer RP - Peter Kaminski . All unanimously declared that climate change can not be reduced if the dyskuji will attend only the government , academic institutions , NGOs and selected the company feels responsible for greenhouse gas emissions. As stated by Director of UNEP -Grid , Maria Andrzejewska , climate protection is often small actions that may be incorporated by companies both small-scale trade , banking services and food production. Caring about the environment should take place at all stages of business . Only the consolidation of the activities of all companies and may limit the broad awareness of climate change.

Caring for Climate is by far the largest initiative to protect the environment facing firms and representatives of business, was established in 2007 by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. The initiators and executors were the three institutions of the UN Global Compact, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The campaign includes over 400 companies from 65 countries, now joined by the nearly 30 Polish companies. - The ever-increasing group of companies operating in the Polish declares its willingness to support initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility of companies and noticeable is increasing in line to support the development and promotion of environmentally friendly technologies - rated National representative of the UN Global Compact.

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