COP21

In December 2015, the United Nations will convene COP21 in Paris, which has been billed as the most important climate summit in history, with the goal of forging a strong global agreement to address climate change. Catch the GreenBiz coverage of the business-eye view of COP21, one of the largest gatherings ever of corporate executives, sustainability professionals and activists.

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