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LEGO is investing DKK 1 billion in the search for sustainable materials

LEGO is investing DKK 1 billion in the search for sustainable materials The LEGO Group has announced a significant investment dedicated to research, development and implementation of new, sustainable, raw materials to manufacture LEGO® elements as well as packaging materials. The Climate Savers company says it will dedicate DKK 1 billion (almost $150-million) towards establishing a new LEGO Sustainable Materials ... Read More »

WWF Climate Savers company Sony commits to science based targets to reduce emissions

WWF Climate Savers company Sony commits to science based targets to reduce emissions (Gland, Switzerland, 4 June, 2015) – Sony has renewed its partnership in WWF’s flagship corporate programme Climate Savers to commit to new 2020 emissions reduction targets. The new targets reconfirm the company’s aim to achieve its long-term vision of reducing environmental footprint to zero by 2050. In ... Read More »

Sony: From a long-term vision to a science based target

Sony: From a long-term vision to a science based target In 2010, Sony Corporation, the Japanese multi-conglomerate corporation, announced “Road to Zero”, a global environmental plan for the company that set the vision for achieving zero environmental footprint throughout the life cycle of the company’s products and business activities in 2050. This vision is supported across four main pillars: climate ... Read More »

How Volvo is leading on climate change

Niklas Gustavsson Volvo WWF Climate Savers

How Volvo is leading on climate change Volvo Group joined the WWF Climate Savers programme in 2010. Their Chief Sustainability Officer Niklas Gustafsson, who has spent almost 30 years at the company, spoke at the Climate Savers Business Event about their engagement on the road to Paris and their role and ambition within climate leadership. Volvo has a vision: to ... Read More »

Sustainable technology needs investment: Marcus Wallenberg

Sustainable technology needs investment Huge investment in sustainable technology is necessary to change the climate situation, and we must find new ways to finance it, said Marcus Wallenberg, chair of Swedish bank SEB and the G20 CEO advisory group, in his speech at the Climate Savers Business Event. Wallenberg advised that technological development was key to driving environmental change. However, ... Read More »

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