Company pledges on climate change during Paris talks by sector

Author: Heather Clancy & Barbara Grady, GreenBiz (USA), Published on: 8 December 2015

"A cheat sheet to industry-specific COP21 pledges", 8 Dec 2015

...[H]ere’s a list of bold sector-related or company-specific action plans coinciding with the Paris climate negotiations…[T]he biggest news in the [food and agriculture] sector came with Monsanto aiming to be carbon-neutral across all operations by 2021 and to produce carbon-neutral…agricultural products…CEOs of seven household-name clothing companies close their unified commitment…to…reduce emissions and work to address climate change…[T]he new Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction, which includes both government participants…and other organizations…meant to coordinate and build on the initiatives already supported by its members…Bill Gates…convinced…tech billionaires…to put more than $1 billion toward the fight against climate change…[T]he Breakthrough Energy Coalition, will work closely with a parallel public-sector initiative…UNEP transportation group put forth…the Global Fuel Economy Initiative committing to doubling the fuel efficiency of government light duty fleets by 2050…A number of winter ski resorts have teamed up…in a campaign to commit to converting to 100 percent renewable energy…[Also refers to Adidas Group, Allianz, Coca-Cola, Dell, Deutsche Post, Eileen Fisher, Enel, Facebook, Gap, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, H&M, Hewlett Packard, IKEA, Interface, Kellogg, Levi Strauss & Co., Lloyds Banking Group, Marks & Spencer, Mars, Michelin Nissan-Renault, Microsoft, NRG Energy, PepsiCo, Philips, Procter & Gamble, Salesforce, Schneider Electric, Skanska, Sony, Tesco, Unilever, VF Corp, Volvo, and Walmart.]

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Related companies: adidas Allianz Alphabet Coca-Cola Deutsche Post Eileen Fisher Enel Facebook Gap General Mills GlaxoSmithKline Google (part of Alphabet) H&M HP (Hewlett-Packard) IKEA Interface Kellogg Levi Strauss Lloyds Marks & Spencer Mars Michelin Microsoft Monsanto (part of Bayer) NRG Energy PepsiCo Procter & Gamble Royal Philips Electronics Salesforce.com Schneider Electric Skanska Sony Tesco Unilever VF Corp Volvo Group Walmart