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For over 120 years, Philips Lighting has been at the forefront of innovation. We use the transformative power of light to make people more comfortable and productive– providing high-quality light in public places, professional spaces, and at home. We use light to make people feel happier and safer – light that entertains, inspires, and informs, makes cities more livable, and satisfies people’s daily needs.Visit Us
Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 47 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 4,700 retail financial centers, approximately 16,000 ATMs, and award-winning online banking with approximately 33 million active accounts and more than 20 million mobile active users. Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and more than 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.Visit Us
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role. The Siemens Environmental Portfolio has helped customers to reduce their carbon emissions by almost 430 million metric tons in 2014, and amounted to 46% of Siemens total revenue. Siemens has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 16 years in a row and is recognized therein as one of the leading industrial companies. As of September 30, 2014, the company had around 343,000 employees in more than 200 countries. In fiscal 2014, Siemens generated revenues of €71.9 billion from continuing operations.Visit Us
At Bambeco, we strive to inspire sustainable living. We design, create and provide responsible home goods that inspire sustainable design and enhance the way people connect with our planet. All of our home goods are made with reclaimed, recycled, natural, renewable, and organic materials, and delivered with efficient, eco-friendly transportation, all with the utmost respect for the Earth and its people.
We’re committed to changing the world through our 3 core causes: clean water and water conservation, forest preservation and restoration, and fair wages and safe workplaces for our craftspeople. Planting a tree with every Bambeco purchase is one of many ways we’re making a positive impact.
Join us in our commitment to transform sustainability from an abstract concept to an everyday way of life. Together, we can change the world, one room at a time.Visit Us
At SolarCity, we believe in a better way to power homes and businesses at a lower cost while contributing to a cleaner planet. As America’s #1 full-service solar provider, we make it easy to enjoy the benefits of clean, renewable energy.Visit Us
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. The Firm and its Foundation give approximately US$200 million annually to nonprofit organizations around the world. We also lead volunteer service activities for employees in local communities by utilizing our many resources, including those that stem from access to capital, economies of scale, global reach and expertise.Visit Us
EcoAct empowers companies to decarbonize and optimize their business to become more climate resilient. EcoAct works with territories and intergovernmental authorities on carbon strategies and energy efficiency programs.
As a worldwide pioneer in climate change mitigation (triple award winner for Environmental Finance 2016), EcoAct is engaged with innovative solutions development through his offices in Europe, Africa and United States.
For 10 years, our climate experts provide advisory in climate risk assessment, carbon neutrality, offsetting, carbon pricing, renewable energy and insetting to make climate strategy a driving force for business. Our eco-design and communications department also ensure a maximum visibility of our clients’ climate strategy through consistent and tailored storytelling.
Member of the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance, Official Founding Partner of the Gold Standard Foundation’s initiative Gold Standard 3.0, and founder of the Climate Club (in partnership with the CDP, GERES, Antalis, SAP and the European Space Agency), EcoAct is engaged in high level networks to mitigate climate change.
As a low carbon project developer, we have already offset more than 10MteqCO2. This concrete and sustainable action is equivalent to 60 M€ invested in local communities, 20,000 local jobs and more than 6B€ of created value for livelihood improvement and biodiversity preservation.Visit Us
Since 1985 SunPower has been leading global solar innovation. SunPower solar panels consistently deliver more energy and long-term peace of mind with the highest performing solar power systems available. SunPower is the solar energy choice of more homeowners and businesses around the world.
Bank of the West is a financially strong, well-capitalized and prudently managed FDIC-insured bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years. Through holding company BancWest Corporation, the bank is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the six highest rated banks in the world. Our bank's stability and development have been sustained through a strong focus on sound, conservative banking practices and a superior level of customer service. Bank of the West employs a business model that lets the bank make service-focused decisions-about credit, products and other aspects of its operations-as quickly, consistently and as close to the customer as possible. The bank operates distinct units to provide a range of superior services-Commercial Banking, Regional Banking, National Finance and Wealth Management.Visit Us
Covestro is a world-leading manufacturer of high-tech polymer materials for key industries. Its products and application solutions are nearly everywhere in modern life. With its innovative strength the company is constantly coming up with new developments which benefit society and the environment.Visit Us
Pfizer is one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, discovering, developing and providing over 120 different medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products to help save and improve the lives of millions of people in the UK and around the world every year.Visit Us
Strata Solar is a leading provider of utility-scale, commercial and industrial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems along with operations & maintenance (O&M) and asset management services for the solar industry. The company's vertically integrated approach, which includes development, financing, engineering, procurement, construction, and O&M services, allows Strata to consistently build and operate high performing, quality projects while continuously driving down costs. Strata is ranked as one of the largest utility-scale solar PV integrators in the U.S.Visit Us
At its highest level, sustainable development is at the core of the work of the International Copper Association (ICA). Our mission is to bring together the global copper industry to develop and defend markets for copper and to make a positive contribution to society’s sustainable-development goals.
The ICA leads the world’s copper industry on the issues critical to securing copper’s future growth. ICA’s members represent a majority of global copper production, and include many of the largest copper and copper-alloy fabricators. ICA’s status as a not-for-profit trade association provides its members with a credible, independent advocate to address challenges faced by the collective industry. ICA increases awareness and use of copper by communicating the unique attributes that make this sustainable element an essential contributor to the formation of life, to advances in science and technology, and to a higher standard of living throughout the world.Visit Us
The Sustainable Coffee Challenge is a catalyst for making coffee the world’s first sustainable agricultural product.
We are a dynamic and diverse coalition from across the sector, united in the belief that it is possible to grow coffee while ensuring the prosperity and wellbeing of farmers and conserving forest, water and soil.
Making coffee sustainable is key to meeting the future coffee demands. Climate change is affecting growing conditions, market volatility has significantly lowered prices, aging coffee trees are declining in productivity, and the next generation of coffee farmers are seeking economic alternatives for their livelihoods. These are complex issues that require a wide range of solutions and commitments.
Every individual, business and organization involved with coffee has a role to play.
The Sustainable Coffee Challenge convenes, unites and urges the coffee sector and conservation partners across the industry to spur the actions and investments necessary to make coffee the first sustainable agriculture product in the world. The Challenge is committed to stimulating demand for sustainable coffee across the value chain, from the policymaking level to the final consumer. By encouraging demand for sustainable coffee, it leads to investments that enable the transition to a sustainable production and ensuring the coffee we drink is a sustainable product.Visit Us
The 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) will be held in Marrakech, November 7 to 18, 2016.
COP22 will take over the reins from COP21 during which important progress was made. It will focus on action items in order to achieve the priorities of The Paris Agreement, especially related to adaptation, transparency, technology transfer, mitigation, capacity building and loss and damages.
For Salaheddine Mezouar, President of COP22, this conference is an “opportunity to make the voices of the most vulnerable countries to climate change heard, in particular African countries and island states. It is urgent to act on these issues linked to stability and security,” he declared. COP22 will be one of action.Visit Us
The Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) seeks to provide leadership and catalyse action in promoting and coordinating implementation of internationally agreed development goals, including the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among other mandates, it hosts the secretariat for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the central platform within the United Nations system for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by Heads of State and Governments in September 2015. The 2030 Agenda is a new plan of action for people, planet and prosperity, with 17 SDGs and 169 associated targets at its core.Visit Us
We Mean Business is a coalition of organizations working with thousands of the world’s most influential businesses and investors. These businesses recognize that the transition to a low carbon economy is the only way to secure sustainable economic growth and prosperity for all. To accelerate this transition, we have formed a common platform to amplify the business voice, catalyze bold climate action by all, and promote smart policy frameworks.Visit Us
At Greenstone we understand that non-financial reporting can be challenging to navigate and manage. That’s why we do everything we can to make it easier and clearer for you. We offer trusted, global, enterprise level reporting software that’s audit ready and very easy to use. We like to think it couldn’t be simpler.Visit Us
The Climate Group is an award-winning, international non-profit. Our goal is a prosperous, low carbon future. We believe this will be achieved through a ‘clean revolution’: the rapid scale-up of low carbon energy and technology.
We work with corporate and government partners to develop climate finance mechanisms, business models which promote innovation, and supportive policy frameworks. We convene leaders, share hard evidence of successful low carbon growth, and pilot practical solutions which can be replicated worldwide.
Our offices are in Greater China, North America, India and Europe.Visit Us
The Clean Revolution is a partnership of international statesmen and governments, business leaders and corporations, thinkers and opinion formers. It is coordinated by The Climate Group and calls for a swift, massive scale-up of clean energy and infrastructure, and of smart technologies and design.
Philips, today one of the largest electronics companies in the world, started in 1891 as a manufacturer of carbon filament light bulbs. Since then it has brought countless innovations to the mass market such as the electric razor, the home radio, the television, and the world's first home video cassette recorder.
The company is a market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring systems, energy efficient lighting solutions, personal care and home appliances, as well as consumer electronics. In 1982 it teamed up with Sony to create standards for Compact Discs and optical telecommunications systems - now a part of the internet - and, later, DVD and blu-ray.
The company has had a long tradition of stringent sustainability reporting since 1999. Philips lists sustainability as one of its eight key opportunities looking towards 2015 and now publishes an integrated annual financial, social and environmental report.Visit Us
IKEA offers well-designed and functional home furnishings at affordable prices. Founded in Sweden in 1943, the IKEA Group today has 298 stores in 26 countries and 139,000 co-workers committed to its vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
Care for people and the environment is integrated in every step of the business. IKEA continuously supports initiatives that benefit causes such as children or the environment. One of the biggest challenges in the 21st century is how to tackle the expected shortage of resources and climate change, while providing a good quality of life for people around the world.Visit Us
Quebec is one of Canada’s most dynamic regions, with a vibrant culture and strong, diverse economy based around the main population centres of Montreal and Quebec City. From the subarctic shore of Hudson’s Bay to the temperate borders with New England, Quebec contains large variations in climate, topography and vegetation.
The province contains over 3% of the world’s fresh water reserves and is the leading generator of hydro power in North America, with over 36 gigawatts installed capacity accounting for 97% of consumption. The Québec Government seeks to use a 'clean industrial revolution' to drive job creation, business competitiveness and international presence. It has outlined its strategy in a report entitled For A Green and Prosperous Quebec.Visit Us
Suzlon is the world's third largest wind power supplier with 9.8% of the global market. Founded in 1995, the company's vertically integrated structure allows it to deliver complete wind power solutions to its customers while also managing the installation and maintenance of these turnkey solutions.
Headquarted in Pune, India, Suzlon has a presence across 32 countries, manufacturing on three continents, and world-class research and development centers in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Its installations account for over half of the wind power output in India, and its global clients include private and public sector companies, utilities and independent energy producers.
Suzlon has a highly integrated approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ensures that its projects benefit the local community and operate in a socially responsible manner. It also supports the Suzlon Foundation, which works on infrastructure, medical, educational and other initiatives.Visit Us
The Dutch Postcode Lottery (Nationale Postcode Loterij), which has been raising funds for organizations that work for a greener and fairer world since 1989, is the largest charity lottery in the Netherlands.
Fifty percent of the proceeds from the lottery tickets are distributed to 85 charitable organizations active in the fields of environmental protection, development cooperation and human rights. In 2011, the money distributed by the Postcode Lottery amounted to a total of 284 million euros.Visit Us
In June 2006, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco established the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation to protect the environment and to promote sustainable development worldwide. The Foundation supports initiatives of public and private organizations in the areas of research, technological innovation and social aware practices.Visit Us
Zennström Philanthropies was founded in 2007 by Niklas and Catherine Zennström. Its mission is to support and engage with organizations that fight for human rights, work to stop climate change and encourage social entrepreneurship in order to protect our natural environment and allow those who live in it to realize their full potential.Visit Us
The foundation's vision is of a future that values the environment.
A sustainable economy requires leadership to put in place social and economic policies that incentivize business and individuals to behave differently. Leadership advances new technologies, disruptive enterprises, and social innovations that allow humanity to live within the planet's finite natural capital.Visit Us
Established in 1944, the World Bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It has more than 9,000 employees in more than 100 offices worldwide. The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Bank Group offers loans, advice, and an array of customized resources to more than 100 developing countries and countries in transition.
The World Bank is not a 'bank' in the common sense. It is one of the United Nations' specialized agencies, and is made up of 184 member countries. These countries are jointly responsible for how the institution is financed and how its money is spent. Along with the rest of the development community, the World Bank centers its efforts on the reaching the Millennium Development Goals, agreed to by UN members in 2000 and aimed at sustainable poverty reduction.Visit Us
The UN Global Compact is a United Nations strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.Visit Us