World Economic Forum launches alliance to supercharge India's climate action

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched the India chapter of the Alliance of CEO Climate Action Leaders to supercharge India’s climate action and decarbonization efforts. The alliance is a collaboration between Kearney and Observer Research Foundation. It brings together chief executives from India's leading businesses.

The Alliance is part of the Forum's Climate Action Platform and will build upon learnings from global projects such as the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders and the First Movers Coalition. The Alliance will serve as a high-level platform to support business leaders in planning and implementing plans and programmes to achieve climate targets, including net-zero economic growth. The government and business leaders from India have been stressing the need for moving into the green energy space faster but in a calibrated as well as sustainable way.

 

   Important points for the exam:

  • The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched the India chapter of the Alliance of CEO Climate Action Leaders to boost India’s climate action and decarbonization efforts.
  • The alliance is a collaboration between Kearney and Observer Research Foundation.
  • It brings together chief executives from India's leading businesses.
  • The Alliance is part of the Forum's Climate Action Platform and will build upon learnings from global projects such as the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders and the First Movers Coalition.

   Facts to know:

  • The World Economic Forum is an international non-governmental organisation.
  • World Economic Forum headquarters: Cologny, Switzerland

Founder: Klaus Schwab

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