All Blog Posts Tagged 'WWF' (9)

Confirmed speaker update! Robin Cornelius, Mark Foster, Mohan Munasinghe and many more to attend Zermatt Summit in June

Invitation to Participate in the upcoming Zermatt Summit 2013

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

You are invited to join a select group of economic, business and political decision-makers to take an active part of the fourth edition of the Zermatt Summit, from the 20th to the 21st June 2013 on the theme of Business & NGOs: Building partnerships of winners.

We are proud to announce the confirmation to speak of:…

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Added by Jacqui Manini on May 21, 2013 at 10:50am — No Comments

The Zermatt Summit: two days to share expertise and insights on creating more effective partnerships between business and civil society

In two months, the Zermatt Summit Foundation will welcome 200 participants from about 20 countries for its fourth edition. During two days, senior business executives, leaders from civil society and public personalities will engage in discussions on the theme: “Business and NGOs: Building partnerships of winners”.

The program of the meeting will focus on issues and challenges where greater collaboration and synergy between civil society organizations and business would…

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Added by Jacqui Manini on April 30, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

A GREAT CSR OPPORTUNITY WITH MAX CORPORATE MARKETING POTENTIAL!

This project has photographic and documented VIP associations, WWF sponsorship, audio-visual coverage etc...already created, highlighted the world stage from Nagoya Japan to Davos Switzerland.... World Conference presence and a global message. This is a chance for your Corporate to support a high profile cause, secure a work of art for your board room and/or let it carry on its journey speeding the message about sustainability and bio-diversity and about the NGOs and communities it…

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Added by Claire Swait on September 15, 2011 at 4:26am — No Comments

Two Silos: Marketing and CSR



In the July issue of The Economist a particular sentence jumped out at me as being relevant to my experiences in the world of sustainability as a marketer. The sentence read "part of the reason" economists failed to see the crisis coming"as partly due to the professional silos which limited both the tools available and the imagination of the practitioners."



Marketing Silo

I don't t think it's just an issue… Continue

Added by Ruth Ann Barrett on August 3, 2009 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Director WWF Global Climate Initiative: G8 "Pathetic" On Climate Solutions

At the G8 Summit in Toyako, Japan, leaders of the Group of Eight industrialized nations agreed to halve global carbon emissions by 2050. While German Chancellor Angela Merkel hailed it as "a significant step forward from Heiligendamm" (referring to the German city that hosted last year's G8 Summit), most climate campaigners criticized the commitment as falling way short.



"WWF finds it pathetic that [G8 countries] still duck their historic responsibility and refuse to turn from the… Continue

Added by Kenneth Westling on July 9, 2008 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Delivering results

In a joint effort with WWF, HP committed to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 15 percent over the next four years at its operating facilities worldwide. As and environmental leader in the technology sector, HP has set measurable targets that will educate and inspire other industry leaders to take meaningful action to reduce their carbon footprint



As part of the agreement, HP will also work with WWF to improve the energy efficiency of its products and use their technology in… Continue

Added by World Wildlife Fund on June 6, 2008 at 2:58pm — No Comments

How businesses can impact climate change

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the most significant of the greenhouse gases, accounting for over 80 percent of global warming pollution. Atmospheric levels of CO2 are now higher than at any time in the past 420,000 years. And the changes we are witnessing - and those that are predicted - are largely due to human behavior.



Around 97 percent of the CO2 emitted by western industrialized countries comes from burning coal, oil and gas for energy. We spew approximately 25 billion metric tons of… Continue

Added by World Wildlife Fund on June 6, 2008 at 2:56pm — No Comments

WWF Statement on Senate Climate Bill

The Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act (S. 3036) today failed to garner a 60 vote supermajority necessary to advance the legislation in the U.S. Senate. However, the 48-36 vote in favor of proceeding marked a significant shift in political support for addressing climate change, said Dr. Richard Moss, vice president of climate change at World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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Added by World Wildlife Fund on June 6, 2008 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Climate Change Hitting Arctic Faster, Harder

Joe Pouliot

joe.pouliot@wwfus.org

202-778-9730



WASHINGTON – Climate change is having a greater and faster impact on the Arctic than previously thought, according to a new study by World Wildlife Fund (WWF).



The new report, Arctic Climate Impact Science – An Update Since ACIA, represents the most wide-ranging reviews of arctic climate impact science since the Arctic Climate Impact… Continue

Added by World Wildlife Fund on April 29, 2008 at 3:36pm — 1 Comment

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