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French President Emmanuel Macron and UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions Michael R. Bloomberg Announce a Climate Data Steering Committee to advise how to Capture and Create Open, Centralized Climate Data to Accelerate the Transition Towards a Resilient, Net Zero Global Economy.

Following a bi-lateral meeting at the Elysée Palace today, President Emmanuel Macron and Michael R. Bloomberg, UN Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions, announced a global effort to enhance transparency to monitor business climate actions and commitments in the global fight against climate change.

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UN Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions Michael R. Bloomberg joins UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance Mark Carney as Co-Chair for GFANZ

Today UN Special Envoy for Climate Ambition and Solutions and Global Ambassador for the UN’s Race to Zero Campaign Michael R. Bloomberg announced he will join Mark Carney as co-chair for the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), a private sector-led initiative anchored in the UNFCCC’s Race to Zero framework. Mary Schapiro, former SEC Chairman and Head of the Secretariat for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), will serve as the Vice Chair of the initiative and oversee its secretariat.

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Call for climate action announcements

The COP26 Presidency, Mark Carney’s COP26 Private Finance Hub and the High Level Climate Action Champions are calling for private financial institutions to announce new ambitious actions at COP26.

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Call to Action

Global financial services industry call on G20 governments to help build a net zero economy and meet the goals of the Paris agreement head of COP26.

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