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Climate Action 2007-2008

Developing partnerships

Developing partnerships across developed and developing countries – AN AGENDA FOR INCLUSION OF THE POOR PARTNERSHIPS 56 Increasingly, businesses in developed countries are recognising their responsibilities regarding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change. But as well as clearing up their own houses, they have the potential to help mitigate the global impacts of climate change, by working with NGOs, governments and developing country businesses to ensure the mistakes of developed countries are not repeated in new growth. In addition, businesses, through an agenda of corporate social responsibility, can help alleviate the hardship of the most vulnerable groups who stand to bear the brunt of much of the impacts of climate change. INTRODUCTION } } } } } } } } A SECTORAL APPROACH WITH FINANCIAL INCENTIVES Production sector VISIT: WWW.CLIMATEACTIONPROGRAMME.ORG

Consumption sector Improving the efficiency of the mining and processing of coal and improving the monitoring and control of coal mine methane gas can make a significant contribution to emissions reductions and workplace safety. Energy sector FRAMEWORK FOR A SOCIOECONOMIC AGENDA FOR POOR Energy efficiency Agriculture and food security Water and other resource shortages PARTNERSHIPS 57 VISIT: WWW.CLIMATEACTIONPROGRAMME.ORG