Private Sector Initiative - Knowledge Resources

Forward planning can help to manage risks, avoid unexpected costs and make the most of emerging opportunities.

This page contains a number of tools and publications, including a calendar of events, with information on how to assess climate change impacts and vulnerabilities, and take adaptive measures.

Events

Date

Event

Venue

Organizer

10 - 12 March 2012

Business Coaching: "Adaptation to Climate Change"

Bonn

GIZ

20 - 25 April 2012

Webcast on adaptation and the private sector

Virtual

UNFCCC

Tools and publications

Type

Title 

Organization

Fact sheet

Adaptation Private Sector Initiative

UNFCCC

Database

Online database featuring good practices and profitable climate change adaptation activities undertaken by private companies

UNFCCC

Funding

Funding for business ideas in adaptation to climate change technologies

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund

Training

Business coaching "adaptation to climate change"

German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)

Partnership

Partnership for resilience and environmental preparedness

Oxfam America

Publication

Private sector engagement in adaptation to climate change

OECD

Publication

Adapting for a green economy: Companies, communities and climate change

UN Global Compact

Briefing paper

The adaptation marketplace - climate change and opportunities for green economic growth

Oxfam America

Report

Opportunities for private sector engagement in urban climate change resilience building

Intellecap

Report

Adaptation of railway infrastructure to climate change (ARISCC)

International Union of Railways

Publication

Business leadership on climate change adaptation: Encouraging engagement and action

PWC UK

Publication

Adapting to climate change: A business approach

Pew Center on Global Climate Change

Publication

Making climate your business. Private sector adaptation in southeast Asia

World Resources Institute / CSR Asia

Tool

Corporate ecosystem services review

World Resources Institute

Publication

Making climate companies business

World Resources Institute

Tool

Adapting to climate change: A guide for the food, beverage, and agriculture industry

Business for Social Responsibility

Tool

Adapting to climate change: A guide for the consumer products industry

Business for Social Responsibility

Tool

Adapting to climate change: A guide for the energy and utility industry

Business for Social Responsibility

Tool

Adapting to climate change: A guide for the financial services industry

Business for Social Responsibility

Tool

Adapting to climate change: A guide for the ICT industry

Business for Social Responsibility

Tool

Adapting to climate change: A guide for the mining industry

Business for Social Responsibility

Tool

Adapting to climate change: A guide for the transportation industry

Business for Social Responsibility

Publication

How businesses can plan for the unpredictability of climate change

Business for Social Responsibility

Publication

Key Issues on Adaptation for Business

International Chamber of Commerce

Publication

A Systematic Review of the Literature on Business Adaptation to Climate Change

Network for Business Sustainability

Publication

Adapting to the extreme weather
impacts of climate change how
can the insurance industry help?

Climate Wise

Publication

Whatever the weather. Managing the risks from a changing climate

Confederation of British Industry

Tool

UKCIP Adaptation Wizard

United Kingdom Climate Impacts Programme

Publication

Shaping climate-resilient development. A framework for decision-making

Economics of Climate Adaptation Working Group

Publication

Climate change and tourism policy in OECD countries

OECD

Publication

Adaptation and vulnerability to climate change: The role of the finance sector

UNEP -
Finance Initiative

Publication

Assessing the role of microfinance in fostering adaptation to climate change

OECD

Publication

A fresh look at the green economy: Jobs that build resilience to climate change

Oxfam America