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Biodiversity and climate change are closely linked. Climate change is a threat to biodiversity; it is, for example, the most important long-term danger to polar bears. Sustainable management of ecosystems is a way to counter-act climate change. Norway will continue to actively promote sustainable ecosystem management as we are all dependent on functioning ecosystems and their services for survival and well-being. Incheon is emerging as a new mecca for international logistics and business through the world-class Incheon International Airport, Incheon Port, and Incheon Free Economic Zone. With an excellent natural environment including 155 islands, the city is striving to become a Core City of the Environment through international cooperation as a sustainable low-carbon green city. Incheon is also the host city for the 2014 Asian Games, the largest sporting festival for Asian nations. Through environmentally friendly management, the event will provide a venue for reconciliation and solidarity among the peoples of Asia and from across the world. Poznan is a city where even the most ambitious undertakings are destined for success. We develop competencies one can always rely on, combining vision with feasibility and always applying the highest possible standards. We attract innovative ideas and solutions. We call it the technology of success. Poznan´ Eastern energy, Western style Responding to Climate Change (RTCC) is a nongovernmental organisation showcasing policies, innovations, technologies, products and services related to the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to the impacts of climate change. RTCC fully supports the work of the Rio Conventions in creating frameworks for effective sustainable development.
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Climate change, population growth and consumption patterns challenge food security. To meet future food demand with limited land and water resources, world agricultural productivity has to be maximized. Yara, the global leader in mineral fertilizer and crop nutrition knowledge recognizes the connection between energy, climate and food, and contributes to solving major global challenges. CARE tackles underlying causes of poverty so that people can become self-sufficient. CARE places special emphasis on working with women to create lasting social change. Women are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to provide basic education, access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunities and protect natural resources. Cetrel is the largest Environmental Company in Brazil responsible for the treatment and final disposal of effluents and industrial residues of the largest industrial complex in Latin America. Nevertheless, Cetrel is going beyond and invests in innovation and technology as main strategic drivers, turning environmental impacts into sustainable businesses to add value for stakeholders and positive impact on society in general. As the No.1 global logistics company Deutsche Post DHL is aware of its responsibility to develop and deploy low-carbon logistics solutions. With our Climate Protection Program GoGreen, we aim to reduce our carbon footprint for every letter mailed, every container shipped and every square meter used by 30 percent by the year 2020.
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We are a leading international mining and resources company that is committed to sustainable development and recognises that climate change is an urgent problem requiring global action. Minerals and metals are essential for modern living, and together with mining are important to the economic and social development of many countries. As such, we actively participate in international climate change processes and are taking a leading role in developing carbon neutral production, low-emission products, investing in technologies necessary for a low carbon future and supporting local communities affected by climate change. The primary theme of DENSO’s social responsibility as a manufacturer of automotive parts lies in contributing to progress in automobiles, which are expected to be a mode of transportation that is both safe and environmentally friendly. The DENSO Vision 2015 longterm management policy adopted in 2005 makes explicit our commitment to developing innovative technologies in order to help create an advanced automotive society which is accidentfree with minimal environmental impact. The environmental issues of energy and resource depletion, global warming and air pollution have also become urgent challenges for the automotive society. CONSUS GROUP provides comprehensive advisory and trading services within the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and Kyoto Protocol mechanisms. We are a member of the BlueNext exchange in Paris and the European Energy Exchange (EEX) in Leipzig. CONSUS GROUP also helps companies identify, measure and manage weather risk. We are an active member of the Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA). The initiative “2° – German CEOs for Climate Protection” was launched in 2007 with the goal of supporting politicians in their efforts to establish market economy conditions for climate protection and to mobilize the solution expertise of German companies for climate protection. The 2° initiative is named after its key objective: limiting global warming to an average of 2° Celsius.

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