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Companies make commitments to clean energy & climate mitigation at Clean Energy Ministerial

"World’s Energy and Business Leaders Announce Actions to Accelerate Global Deployment of Technologies at Seventh Clean Energy Ministerial," 2 Jun 2016

Energy Ministers Launch New Campaigns on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to Help Spur Implementation of Paris Commitments. Energy ministers and other high-level delegates from 23 countries…announced new commitments to expand clean energy deployment and cut global carbon emissions while driving economic growth at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7). CEM members…agreed to launch an enhanced effort – called “CEM 2.0” – to increase its effectiveness by creating an international secretariat to support CEM initiatives. In addition…nearly 60 companies and non-governmental organizations, and 10 subnational governments announced more than $1.5 billion in commitments to accelerate the deployment of clean energy technologies and increase energy access. CEM ministers launched three new, high-impact campaigns that will promote the procurement of electricity from renewable energy, commercial and industrial energy efficiency, and advanced cooling technologies…[Also refers to Apple, Cummins, Daikin, Dentsu, Facebook, Google, Honeywell, Ingersoll-Rand, Interface, LG Chem, MGM Resorts, Microsoft, PG&E, Royal Philips Electronics, Samsung, Schneider Electric, Tetra Pak, TD Bank, and Wells Fargo.]

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