Race to Zero

The Consumer Goods Forum Launches New Carbon Solutions Hub to Help Industry Understand the Pathway to Net Zero

Built in Collaboration with Accenture, the Hub Helps Consumer Goods Manufacturers and Retailers as They Navigate Decarbonisation Across the Value Chain
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PARIS and DUBLIN, June 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has today launched its Carbon Solutions Hub (the Hub), a new knowledge repository built in collaboration with Accenture.

Essity's Journey to Net Zero: For the Well-Being of People and Planet

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Climate change is the defining issue of our time. Its effects are far-reaching and global. It is also one of the greatest risks to our business. Everyone needs to act now.

We have always worked with sustainability at the core of our business, knowing that what´s good for the people and planet is also good for our business. As one of the world’s leading hygiene and health companies, we have the scale and the reach to take action and contribute to collective action.

Businesses Must Strengthen Partnerships for Our Planet

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Today is Earth Day, an important moment to reflect on how we can all step up to the challenge of ensuring a prosperous future for generations. The scientific evidence is clear: we must act now if we are to stand a chance of halting runaway climate change. A transition to a greener and healthier future is a business and moral necessity, not an option – and every business must do more to accelerate faster progress.

Climate Finance: Moving Forward After COP26

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The need for climate finance – the local, national, or transnational financing that enables climate change mitigation and adaptation – was much debated at COP26. Indeed, a proliferation of government commitments towards increased financing count among the key achievements of the conference. However, the onus is now firmly on government, policy and corporate stakeholders to translate ambition into impact. Supply chain finance plays a key role in unlocking investments towards decarbonization tech and making climate action more accessible to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). By enabling green financing and accelerating your supply chain’s progress towards climate action and reliable ESG data, your company can play a critical role in catalyzing this transition at scale.

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The need for climate finance – the local, national, or transnational financing that enables climate change mitigation and adaptation – was much debated at COP26. Indeed, a proliferation of government commitments towards increased financing count among the key achievements of the conference. However, the onus is now firmly on government, policy and corporate stakeholders to translate ambition into impact. Supply chain finance plays a key role in unlocking investments towards decarbonization tech and making climate action more accessible to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). By enabling green financing and accelerating your supply chain’s progress towards climate action and reliable ESG data, your company can play a critical role in catalyzing this transition at scale.

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!

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