climate change report

About the Report

The report addresses the realities of climate change and environmental challenges in the MENA and explores the role family-owned companies play in shaping a more sustainable future.


The report “Climate Change and Family Business: Action for a sustainable future in the MENA” was developed with the support of AW Rostamani Group and with knowledge partner Global Compact Network UAE, as well as 12 contributing experts and business leaders. 

Insights from the Report

The report highlights the latest climate developments globally and regionally, and outlines the role that family firms are playing in mitigating climate risk. It also addresses tools and mechanisms that will drive corporate sustainability.

The Outlook:
What is Climate Change?

This chapter lays out the facts on climate change globally and addresses the realities of climate change and environmental sustainability in the MENA. Experts share insights on climate change as a business risks and as a shaping factor for demographic change.

Stagnation and Innovation:
Family Business Response

At the heart of this report are the 3 in-depth case studies featuring L’Oréal, the Chalhoub Group and the Arrigoni Group that allow a deeper understanding of their environmental strategies. Leading Academics share their expertise on how family businesses can address climate action.

The Toolbox:
Assess your Environmental Challenges

The report includes a framework, checklist, and tools for family businesses to assess where they are on their journey towards environmental sustainability and climate adaptation.

Champions of Change

Discover the stories of over 20 family enterprises taking action across the Middle East and North Africa, by reducing their environmental footprints and reviewing their business models.

Voices from the Community

Hear from our authors, contributors and editorial committee about the impact and importance of the report. 

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