The OECD climate change work is focusing on how to move countries to a low-carbon and climate resilient pathway, and how to improve the effectiveness of the global climate regime. Explore the policy areas to access the latest OECD work in each area.

12 December - OECD at the One Planet Summit: Public and private finance in support of climate action

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The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, address the ecological emergency for our planet by calling together in Paris international leaders and committed citizens from around the world.

OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría participated in Panel 4: Strengthening policies for ecological and inclusive transition.

» OECD, France and Mexico launch “Paris Collaborative on Green Budgeting”

» Investing in climate, investing in growth through green budgeting and clean energy finance, Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General

» OECD work on climate action

» One Planet Summit

11 December - High-level Breakfast on Institutional Investors and the Low-carbon Transition

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The High-Level Breakfast is hosted by OECD and the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).

To meet climate objectives, policy makers need to understand investors’ perspectives. Risks and opportunities also need to be correctly priced, and investors need to have attractive opportunities to invest in low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure.

» Opening Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General

» More information on the High-Level Breakfast

» Centre on Green finance and investment 

» Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change

» One Planet Summit

6 December - Angel GurrĂ­a meets and Nicolas Hulot

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First meeting between Angel Gurría, the Secretary-General of the OECD and the French Minister of State, Minister of the Ecological and Solidarity Transition, Nicolas Hulot

This interview highlighted the OECD's participation in the One Planet Summit on 12 December, held on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement adopted at COP21.

The summit brought together the international community to accelerate the fight against climate change. It focused on mobilising finance for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, a topic on which the OECD is working through the Centre for Finance and Green Investment.

» Centre on Green Finance and Investment

» One Planet Summit

Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth

Climate Action: Time for implementation

Video - Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth

Governments around the world are facing the imperatives of re-invigorating growth while improving livelihoods and urgently tackling climate change. The OECD report “Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth” provides an assessment of how they can generate inclusive economic growth in the short term, while making progress towards climate goals to secure sustainable long-term growth. To access the full report go to:

Brochure - OECD work on climate action