Global Commons Alliance


Name of initiative Global Commons Alliance
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Building off the success of the Science Based Targets initiative and in response to business demand to set targets for the whole Earth system, a group of organizations have come together to form the Science Based Targets Network.
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Description The Global Commons Alliance is a massive collaboration developed by world leading institutions. This effort brings together scientific, business, government and nongovernmental organizations to transform our global economy, and to maintain the resilience and stability of Earth’s natural systems.
Objectives Vision: By 2050, Earth systems show signs of stabilizing due to coherent, integrated action from business, cities, citizens and nations working together to solve the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced.

Our plan seeks to reverse negative trends in climate, biodiversity, oceans, and other ecosystems, moving us toward a sustainable global economy – and a future that benefits human well-being and the natural world

Activities The Global Commons Alliance has four focus areas: The Earth Commission, Sceince Based Targets Network, Earth HQ and Systems Change
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Participants Number Names
Members 22  
Companies 0
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 6 FutureEarth (Canada),  International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (Austria),  Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (Germany),  Stockholm Resilience Centre (Sweden),  UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (United Kingdom),  World Resources Institute (USA).
Non-governmental organisations 9 BSR (USA),  CERES (USA),  Conservation International (USA),  EAT (Norway),  Globaia (New Zealand),  International Union for the Conservation of Nature (Switzerland),  Natural Capital Coalition (United Kingdom),  The Nature Conservancy (USA),  Ocean Unite (United Kingdom)
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 1 Global Enviornment Facility (New York,  USA)
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Other members 6 Circle of Blue (USA),  UN Global Compact (USA),  We Mean Business Coalition (USA),  World Economic Forum (Switzerland),  World Business Council for Sustainable Development (Switzerland),  World Benchmarking Alliance (Netherlands)
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Last update: 11 October 2019 10:17:21

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