Why business flocked to Cop28

Why business flocked to Cop28
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Greg Hurrell
The private sector crowded into Cop28 like never before, and they meant business, says Sustainable Business Council executive director Mike Burrell.What made December 2023’s Cop28 in Dubai different from previous conferences of the parties (Cops) was the sheer scale of the business presence, with a big turnout of New Zealand companies, he said. Around 15 members of the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) or the Climate Leaders Coalition were there, along with a significant number of non-member companies.“We knew this was going t...

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