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The Climate Group at COP25 - Helen Clarkson, CEO of international non-profit, The Climate Group

Posted On: 5 Dec 2019   |   Posted By: Climate Group

The Climate Group at COP25 - Helen Clarkson, CEO of international non-profit, The Climate Group

Businesses around the world are sending a strong signal to policymakers that more ambitious climate targets can be met - and now we need governments to take note.
This is something that we're unmistakeably seeing through our corporate leadership initiatives on renewable electricity , electric vehicles and energy productivity .
Leading corporations that are part of our RE100 initiative with CDP are increasingly using their purchasing power and influence to transform electricity systems at scale. Our latest RE100 Progress and Insights Annual Report, which tracks the progress of more than 200 member companies toward 100% renewable electricity, shows that one in three are already over 75% toward their goal. The biggest issue now faced by these multinationals is that in a small number of markets unfavorable policy and market structures are keeping renewable electricity prices higher, making it harder to switch. China, Russia, Argentina, Japan, Australia, India, Republic of Korea and the US...

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