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Business Leaders Make Case for Building a Global Low-Carbon Economy

Cancun, Mexico – On opening day of COP16, CEO’s of leading global multi-nationals and the head of WWFjoined together to emphasize the urgency of building a low-carbon economy for our global prosperity, health, security and safety. While expectations for COP16 may be dampened from those in Copenhagen, these business leaders showcased the depth and breadth of business commitment to action against climate change as they outlined what they are already doing and how governmental leadership and civil society collaboration can help to accelerate and scale impact.

The “Business Action for Climate 2010” event featured a keynote . . . → Read More: Business Leaders Make Case for Building a Global Low-Carbon Economy

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NatureWorks Partners with Climate Action for the Cop16 in Cancun

Minnetonka, Minnesota – During December’s UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties (COP16) in Cancun, Mexico, NatureWorks LLC and Climate Action will present how leading international brands are usingIngeo to cut their carbon footprint. Ingeo is the market-leading material among a new generation of fibers and plastics, made from plants, not oil.

For its second year, NatureWorks will partner with Climate Action at COP16 to develop a series of activities under the theme of “Innovative, Sustainable Product Development for Everyday Use”. Their goal is to share how NatureWorks’ Ingeo partners are contributing to COP16’s and Climate Action’s goals . . . → Read More: NatureWorks Partners with Climate Action for the Cop16 in Cancun

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Global Solar Industry Joins Forces to Present an Accelerated Solution to Combat Climate Change

Brussels / Washington – This solar coalition, SolarCOP16, comprised of more than 40 leading international solar and renewable energy organizations, will speak with a united voice to demonstrate the immediate potential of the accelerated deployment of solar energy in reducing harmful pollution, combating climate change and creating jobs and economic impact.

“The Sun offers us today a unique way of generating electricity on a global scale, making it possible to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions with the added benefit of being socially responsible, generating jobs and supporting sustainable development locally,” said Adel El . . . → Read More: Global Solar Industry Joins Forces to Present an Accelerated Solution to Combat Climate Change

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UNICA takes Brazil’s Success with Clean, Renewable Energies to COP16 and WCS in Cancun

Sao Paulo – The Brazilian experience spanning nearly four decades with large-scale production and use of sugarcane ethanol will be presented in a variety of formats by theBrazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) at theUnited Nations Climate Change Conference (COP16) and the World Climate Summit (WCS), which happen simultaneously from November 29 to December 10 in Cancun, Mexico.

“Almost 50% of all the energy utilized in Brazil comes from renewable sources. That’s three times the global average, an achievement that can certainly be an example for the rest of the world as well as giving Brazil a . . . → Read More: UNICA takes Brazil’s Success with Clean, Renewable Energies to COP16 and WCS in Cancun

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