‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way than helping rural families turn their lights on for the first time? This energy company has taken it upon themselves to spread a little more than joy this season, and you could help.
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The Holiday season is here, so let's take the chance and contribute to a better access to energy for those who need it most.
With each share of our Season’s Greetings on social media, the Schneider Electric Foundation donates €1 to help improving access to energy around the world.
How to join it? Access the e-card and share directly on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
What is your company doing to turn business development into something sustainable? Increasingly, the data shows that organizations taking initiative to address climate change are positioning their business to succeed both in the market and as advocates for social change. Sustainable development isn’t just about improving the world for future generations — it’s a meaningful purpose for today and tomorrow.
A new movement has begun, with more than 300 companies coming together to lead the fight against climate change.
The need for a low-carbon future has become undeniable, a conclusion supported by the Paris Climate Agreement. The expansion of an unchanged energy system, with anything close to current levels of carbon-dioxide (CO2) intensity, would likely lead to global warming in excess of 4 degrees Celsius by the end of the century— a crisis scientists agree would cause widespread and disastrous ecological problems.
As sustainability leaders from around the world gather at the One Planet Summit, we’re reminded of the urgency of the climate crisis and inspired by those who, together, are rising to meet the challenge head on.
Two years ago, the Paris Climate Agreement gave us all a clearer understanding of what’s at stake. Limiting global temperature rise this century to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is essential if we are to avoid widespread, disastrous ecological problems.
Watch the Interview with Our Sustainability SVP, About COP23 Main Take-aways
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“Schneider Electric’s participation in COP23 has become a tradition for many years. We are in these meetings to better understand stakes, especially for climate change, and to discuss with other stakeholders to find the right solutions.” -- Gilles Vermot Desroches, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Schneider Electric
Regarding climate, I am neither optimistic nor pessimistic. I am an activist.
The big picture is clear. It is our corporate duty to fight climate change brought on by carbon emissions. But we are running against the clock and we must act now. As the Paris climate agreement maps out, we must limit global warming to 2°C above preindustrial levels.
Sustainability is in Schneider Electric’s DNA. It is rooted in everything we do. Our mission is to help our customers meet their sustainability goals while continuing to grow their business.
But we must start with ourselves. We know that sustainable businesses are more innovative, efficient and having more engaged employees. Businesses really canreduce their resource consumption while thriving in today’s economy. The following are key learnings from our sustainability program.