"As central hubs for major sectors of the economy, industry associations and professional bodies can play a pivotal role in accelerating, scaling up and aligning science-based action to transition to a just, resilient net zero emissions future with no more than 1.5C of warming."
Razan Al Mubarak
UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28 & IUCN President.
COP28 Membership Sector Call to Action!
CAFA asks all membership organisations, including Trade Associations and Professional Bodies, to Sign-Up to the Global Membership Sector Climate Commitment today, and to work towards embedding the following 6 simple, fundamental principles by June 2024.
Take Climate Leadership
Lead by example, put plans in place to measure, report & reduce your own emissions.
Align Policy & Advocacy
Align policy, advocacy & stakeholder engagement with pro climate action, in the context of an inclusive, just transition
Gather insight & data plan to respond to your memberships needs & track progress.
Develop & Educate
Embed climate & sustainability awareness & skills into your training, qualifications, and standards.
Integrate into Strategy
Embed climate action into your business and member engagement strategies.
Provide resources and solutions that enable your members to accelerate action.
Make the Global Membership Sector Climate Commitment.
Read the full Commitment Letter here.
Our organisation commits to taking proactive climate leadership, engage our membership and align our activities and advocacy in line with the above 6 climate action principles.
Our Supporters understand that the membership sector holds immense reach and influence through the crucial relationships they hold with their members, policymakers and governments.