Climate Action Forum participants urged to set a bold example

Attorney-General and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum at the Global Employers Climate Action Forum. Picture: SUPPLIED

PARTICIPANTS of the Global Employers Climate Action Forum have been urged to set a bold example on how the public and private sector must work together to drive decisive climate action.

Attorney-General and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum while officiating at the forum this morning the eyes of the word world are on the pacific today as they opened the Global Employers Climate Action Forum and that Government, businesses and citizens are looking at them as they are at the front line of climate change.

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said as pacific men and women, they all know what they are up against as they all have experienced the devastating impact of cyclones, rising sea levels and other climate weather that caused serious damages to the national economy and communities.

Discussion at the forum focused on scaling up private sector climate finance, promoting climate insurance and building resilient businesses and support for blue and green businesses.

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