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Second Meeting of “Caring for Climate” Initiative Convenes

8 April 2010: The UN Global Compact's "Caring for Climate" initiative convened its second conference of signatories and stakeholders from 7-8 April 2010, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The event brought together approximately 100 senior representatives from business, finance, the public sector and the UN, as well as civil society. It featured a number of multi-stakeholder panels and discussions on, inter alia: innovative solutions for a low-carbon economy; drivers of transformative change; business risks and opportunities; and future plans related to Caring for Climate. Participants also addressed the link between climate change and development, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and issues such as health and water security. [UN Global Compact Press Release]