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UN launches initiative to showcase activities by businesses & govts. that aid transition to carbon neutrality

Author: Global Climate Action, Published on: 18 November 2016

"UN Helps Individuals, Companies and Governments Go Climate Neutral: 'Momentum for Change' Joins 'Climate Neutral Now'," 17 Nov 2016

The United Nations Climate Change secretariat has launched a new initiative that will showcase efforts by individuals, companies and governments that are achieving real results in transitioning to climate neutrality.Momentum for Change: Climate Neutral Now brings together…Momentum for Change initiative to shine a light on…activities…that are moving the world toward a…low-carbon future…[and] Climate Neutral Now initiative to urge individuals, companies and governments to measure their climate footprint…Speakingat a special eventsenior government officials and influential corporate leaders highlighted the importance of climate neutrality…Philips has publically pledged to cut its carbon footprint to zero by 2020…Microsoft has also been a corporate leader when it comes to putting innovations to work to minimize its environmental impact…Microsoft has also been actively involved in the secretariat’s Climate Neutral Now initiative, not only by pledging to go carbon neutral but also by providing its Azure cloud computing platform on which the secretariat’s online platform for voluntary cancellation of certified emission reductions is built…

 

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Related companies: Microsoft Royal Philips Electronics