Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

Founding Year: 2013

Staff: 27


Felipe Calderon Hinojosa (Honorary Chair)

Is an international initiative comprising “former heads of government, finance ministers and leaders in the fields of economics and business” from seven countries; Colombia, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Norway, South Korea, Sweden and the UK. It strives to find ways through which “countries can achieve economic growth while dealing with the risks posed by climate change.” Its flagship project ‘The New Climate Economy’ (NCE) provides evidence that correlates “actions which can strengthen economic performance and those which reduce the risk of dangerous climate change.”



Global Commission on the Economy and Climate contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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