Swiss Re, one of the world's leading reinsurers, has been involved in the climate debate for over 20 years and is engaged in the topic through research, awareness building, product development and managing its own carbon footprint. The company has been greenhouse neutral since 2003. Today, Swiss Re is focused on helping society manage climate related risks as well as promoting sustainable energy solutions.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a positive impact on people, businesses, governments, and society. As one of the world’s largest technology companies, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services, and IT infrastructure. At HP, we solve customer problems and environmental and social challenges by uniting the power of people and technology.
We believe that by helping others be successful and sustainable, we can improve the
way the world lives and works. One way is by helping people achieve more with
fewer resources and less waste. We’re pioneering solutions to continually improve
efficiency and performance.
We collaborate with suppliers and environmental leaders to promote sustainability in
the sourcing, manufacturing, shipping, and disposal of our products. And by
responsibly managing our global operations, we strengthen our business, reduce our
environmental footprint, and drive sustainable growth. In 2013, HP became one of
the first companies globally to publish its complete carbon footprint.
SolarCity is the #1 full-service solar provider in the U.S. with both a consumer solar and commercial solar division. SolarCity is a partner to a number of Fortune 500 companies, including Walmart, Honda, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, BNSF, Intel, eBay, and Google. SolarCity has disrupted the century-old utility industry by providing renewable energy directly to consumers, businesses and the military for less than the cost of traditional utility bills. We give our customers control of their energy and allow them to lock in lower rates for years to come. We make clean energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. Our services include solar, electric vehicle services, energy efficiency and battery storage. SolarCity currently serves 14 states.
In 2007, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg released PlaNYC, a comprehensive plan to create a greener, greater NYC. PlaNYC puts forth a strategy to reduce the City’s total greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2030, while also accommodating a population growth of nearly one million, and improving our infrastructure and environment. Recognizing the importance to reduce global carbon emissions, and the value of leading by example, New York has set the goal of reducing its municipal government’s carbon emissions 17% by 2030.
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today.
National Grid is an electricity and gas company that connects consumers to energy sources through its networks. The company is at the heart of one of the greatest challenges facing our society - to create new, sustainable energy solutions for the future and developing an energy system that underpins economic prosperity in the 21st century. National Grid holds a vital position at the center of the energy system and it ‘joins everything up’.
In the northeast US, we connect more than seven million gas and electric customers to vital energy sources, essential for our modern lifestyles.
National Grid delivers electricity to more than 3 million customers in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. On Long Island, it owns over 4,000 megawatts of contracted electricity generation, providing power to over one million LIPA customers. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in northeastern U.S., serving more than 3 million customers in NY, MA and RI.
The UN Foundation – a public charity – was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The Foundation serves as an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas, and capital to help the UN solve global problems. We build partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources and advocate policy changes to support the UN’s work for individual and global progress. The UN Foundation’s work – focused on select global problems – is reducing child mortality, improving disaster relief, protecting diverse cultures and environments, creating a clean energy future, empowering women and girls, and improving U.S.-UN relations.
UNEP was established in 1972 and is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. The core objectives of UNEP include:
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The Weather Company’s portfolio of global brands includes The Weather Channel, weather.com, Weather Underground, Intellicast.com and Weather Services International (WSI). The company reaches 100 million U.S. households on TV, 100 million monthly unique Web consumers, and has received more than 100 million cumulative app downloads on smartphones and tablets. The company has an unduplicated audience of 155 million unique visitors monthly across TV and online. With cutting edge technology, 200+ meteorologists, and a sincere passion for weather and how it affects lives, The Weather Company provides the world's most accurate and trustworthy weather information, content and analytics whenever weather matters.