Joining forces to achieve sustainable energy for all

Author: Jon Woodhead, director for Two Tomorrows, in Guardian [UK], Published on: 19 July 2012

Leading companies are collaborating with each other, governments and NGOs to achieve greater progress towards sustainable energy...The United Nations general assembly declared 2012 the international year of sustainable energy for all, recognising that "… access to modern affordable energy services in developing countries is essential for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the millennium development goals, and sustainable development, which would help to reduce poverty and to improve the conditions and standard of living for the majority of the world's population." All very laudable as a high-level objective, but what does this mean in practice? [refers to EDF, REC Solar, Vodafone, Barclays, Lafarge]

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Related companies: Barclays EDF Lafarge (part of LafargeHolcim) Vodafone