Resilience First is proud to be a partner initiative for the UNFCCC’s Race to Resilience global campaign, the sibling campaign of Race to Zero.
Launched at the Climate Adaptation Summit on 25 January 2021 by The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, COP26 President, after an opening statement from Ban Ki-moon, the 8th UN Secretary General, the campaign sets out to catalyse a step change in global ambition for climate resilience, putting people and nature first in pursuit of a resilient world where we don’t just survive climate shocks and stresses but thrive in spite of them.
Through a partnership of initiatives, the campaign will focus on helping frontline communities to build resilience and adapt to the impacts of climate change, such as extreme heat, drought, flooding and sea-level rise.
Resilience First is now offering our business members the unique opportunity to become recognised leading players in contributing to a better, safer world, through partnership of the UNFCCC’s Race to Resilience Campaign.
Partnership of the campaign which aims to build global resilient communities includes pledging to certain commitments which would minimise businesses’ risk whilst evolving their climate resilience plans.
Benefits for your business in joining this campaign include:
- Leading in innovation and driving growth.
- Augmenting your ESG strategies.
- Attracting sustainable investments.
- Appealing to the next generation of talent.
- Remaining alert to the ethical choices of your customers.
- Being ahead of any pending climate reporting and regulation.
- Participating in a global programme to drive change.
Committing to Climate Action
Resilience First members come from over 600 corporates operating in over 150 countries. Through this campaign, Resilience First is galvanising our business community to take action and join a race we have to win – together.
Join us today
Commit to climate action and make your business more resilient. Get involved in our Race to Resilience today. Pledge here.
Not a member? Read about the benefits and join our growing community.
Are you an engineer, or representing an engineering or infrastructure firm? Join ICSI’s Race to Resilience campaign, focused on advancing climate resilience in the engineering community.
The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) is the world’s largest engineering coalition, hosted and co-founded by our strategic partner, The Resilience Shift, and has also been accepted as a partner initiative for the UNFCCC Race to Resilience campaign.
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