Race to Zero

The Consumer Goods Forum Becomes UN Race to Zero Accelerator at COP26

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.
  • Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to 52%. The Race to Zero initiative is the largest global alliance of companies, cities, regions, financial, educational and healthcare institutions taking action to halve global emissions by 2030.
  • Wai-Chan Chan, CGF’s Managing Director, unveils commitment at COP26 event alongside senior business leaders and the UN High-level Champion on Climate Change.
  • CEOs lead call to action in new video: https://youtu.be/AVjJESnZsPw
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  • The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is today becoming an official “Accelerator” of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, to help increase progress towards net zero among its global membership.
  • Over the last six months, the proportion of the 57-strong CGF Board in the Race to Zero has more than doubled from 22% to 52%. The Race to Zero initiative is the largest global alliance of companies, cities, regions, financial, educational and healthcare institutions taking action to halve global emissions by 2030.
  • Wai-Chan Chan, CGF’s Managing Director, unveils commitment at COP26 event alongside senior business leaders and the UN High-level Champion on Climate Change.
  • CEOs lead call to action in new video: https://youtu.be/AVjJESnZsPw

Sport Sets Pace for Climate Action as IOC and Other Sports Organisations Join Race to Zero Campaign

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has joined the UN-backed “Race to Zero” campaign, which is aimed at rallying climate leadership from non-government entities to work towards a carbon-free world. 

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has joined the UN-backed “Race to Zero” campaign, which is aimed at rallying climate leadership from non-government entities to work towards a carbon-free world. 

Pledge to Net Zero Initiative Joins Global UN Race to Zero Campaign

As a leader for the Pledge initiative, WSP is committed to delivering projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a goal of reversing climate change.
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NEW YORK, October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Pledge to Net Zero, an agreement within the environmental sector to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, has joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Race to Zero campaign. WSP is a signatory of the Pledge to Net Zero.

Xylem Calls on Water Sector to Join “Race to Zero” Emissions Commitment

Targets the 10% of Global Emissions Generated by Water Use and Management
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RYE BROOK, NY, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), today called on water sector leaders and organizations to join a global sustainability push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to water systems and water management. The encouragement comes after last month’s announcement that Xylem had formalized its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its value chain before 2050*.

Driving the Climate Agenda With Purpose

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In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester is joined by Chris Daly, Chief Sustainability Officer at PepsiCo to talk all things circular economy, health, carbon neutrality and consumer behaviour. Chris will also be joining a panel discussion on at The Consumer Goods Forum’s sixth annual Sustainable Retail Summit taking place on October 13TH and 14TH, for those listeners who may be interested in continuing the climate conversation directly with him!

My Green Lab Certification Named as Critical Indicator of Progress in the United Nations' 2030 Breakthroughs Emissions

Green Lab Certification is identified as a crucial leverage point for pharmaceutical and medical tech companies to achieve a healthier, more resilient zero carbon world.
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August 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Green Lab Certification program from My Green Lab, the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the sustainability of scientific research, has been selected as a key indicator of progress for the UNFCCC High Level Climate Champions’ 2030 Breakthroughs campaign. In the lead up to the COP26 Climate Change Conference, the Green Lab Certification program was chosen as a key player to help pharmaceutical and medical tech companies achieve the goal of a zero carbon world by 2050.

Recycling is Good BUT Behaviour Change is What’s Really Needed.

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Have you seen the documentary ‘Racing To Zero’ yet? It spotlights San Francisco’s efforts to achieve an aggressive Zero Waste goal of diverting 90% of its municipal waste from landfill by 2020. San Francisco leads the country in this endeavor, and in that regard has much to teach the rest of us.

A Net Zero Future: Market Trends and Building Science

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I recently attended the ‘Race to Zero’ student design competition hosted by the Department of Energy (DOE) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado.

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