With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.
In 2020, the BMW Group sold over 2.3 million passenger vehicles and more than 169,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax in the financial year 2020 was € 5.222 billion on revenues amounting to € 98.990 billion. As of 31 December 2020, the BMW Group had a workforce of 120,726 employees.
The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company set the course for the future at an early stage and consistently makes sustainability and efficient resource management central to its strategic direction, from the supply chain through production to the end of the use phase of all products.
Roland Berger is the only management consultancy of European heritage with a strong international footprint. As an independent firm, solely owned by our Partners, we operate 50 offices in all major markets. Our 2400 employees offer a unique combination of an analytical approach and an empathic attitude. Driven by our values of entrepreneurship, excellence and empathy, we at Roland Berger are convinced that the world needs a new sustainable paradigm that takes the entire value cycle into account. Working in diverse teams across all relevant industries and business functions, we provide the best expertise to meet the profound challenges of today and tomorrow.
Climate Software Partner
Persefoni is a SaaS company that enables enterprises and institutional investors to measure, analyze, plan, forecast, and report on their carbon footprint. The Persefoni platform provides users contextual sustainability performance scores for their organization and enables them to manage their carbon transactions and inventory with the same rigor as their financial ones. Built for both reporting companies and institutional investors, Persefoni is a complete carbon accounting and management system.
Mott MacDonald – doing the amazing, every day
Around the world, we’re helping our clients create new infrastructure for transport, energy, water and the built environment – and making existing systems run better.
All to enrich daily life for users.
We’re entrusted with roles on epic projects. Transforming the rail networks in LA and Sydney. Shaping the world’s biggest solar and wind farms. Creating sports arenas for premier league football clubs and global sporting events. Securing water supplies for New York and London.
Our experts also support society’s needs in ways you might find surprising. Managing the global search for new antibiotics. Giving girls in war-torn South Sudan access to education. Helping Bangladesh’s subsistence farmers adapt to climate change.
Everywhere we work, our engineering, development and management specialists are pushing the boundaries to make the biggest, positive difference for our clients and their customers.
Combining digital technology and sector insights to transform delivery and outcomes. Tackling climate change by cutting carbon and developing resilience. Making sure that projects are socially inclusive.
Collaboration is in our blood. And challenging the norm to create a better result is what makes us tick.
That’s summed up in our brand promise – to open opportunities with connected thinking.
Autodesk is changing how the world is designed and made. Our technology spans architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, media, and entertainment, empowering innovators everywhere to solve challenges big and small. From greener buildings to smarter products to more mesmerizing blockbusters, Autodesk software helps our customers to design and make a better world for all.
Herbert Smith Freehills
We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.
As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.
An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe and the Nordics.
Bringing Ingenuity to Life.
Urgent action is needed to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero levels by 2050. Dramatically reducing the world’s emissions requires a concerted global effort and a new way to do business. As a global leader in management consulting, combining deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation, Oliver Wyman cuts through complex climate systems to help our clients discover new business opportunities, create new pathways, and respond to climate risk.
We launched the Oliver Wyman Forum’s Climate and Sustainability initiative to provide cutting edge research and to convene senior leaders from business, government, public policy, academia, and broader society to eliminate systemic barriers. The Forum’s 2020 Urban Mobility Readiness Index assures us that every city and business will be impacted by climate change. The question is: “Are they ready for it?”
We have also made a commitment to shine the light on our own business practices and have committed to reducing our carbon footprint through a strategy to integrate sustainability throughout our operations and the way we work. We are proud to be a CarbonNeutral® company.
We are a Swiss-based investment company dedicated to renewable energy. We identify, develop and deliver green energy assets. We are a driving force in the ongoing transition of the industry towards green energy being focused on the deployment of solar, wind and green hydrogen projects. We are committed to pursuing the potential of hydrogen and related technology as an ideal complement for utilizing and storing renewable energy.
Smartenergy, founded 2011, is headquartered in Wollerau, Switzerland. Beyond our Team in Wollerau, we rely on our own local subsidiaries in all major markets in Europe. Local knowledge and proximity to the industry stakeholders allow us identifying and securing opportunities at an early stage while creating synergies across the entire value chain.
Serving customers since 1817, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $950 billion as of April 30, 2021, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.
Drax Group’s purpose is to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future and in 2019 announced a world-leading ambition to be carbon negative by 2030, using Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) technology.
Its 3,400 employees operate across three principal areas of activity – electricity generation, electricity sales to business customers and compressed wood pellet production and supply to third parties.
Drax owns and operates a portfolio of renewable electricity generation assets in England and Scotland. The assets include the UK’s largest power station, based at Selby, North Yorkshire, which supplies five percent of the country’s electricity needs.
Having converted Drax Power Station to use sustainable biomass instead of coal it has become the UK’s biggest renewable power generator and the largest decarbonisation project in Europe. It is also where Drax is piloting the groundbreaking negative emissions technology BECCS within its CCUS (Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage) Incubation Area.
Its pumped storage, hydro and energy from waste assets in Scotland include Cruachan Power Station – a flexible pumped storage facility within the hollowed-out mountain Ben Cruachan.
Pellet production and supply:
Drax owns and has interests in 17 pellet mills in the US South and Western Canada which have the capacity to manufacture 4.9 million tonnes of compressed wood pellets (biomass) a year. The pellets are produced using materials sourced from sustainably managed working forests and are supplied to third party customers in Europe and Asia for the generation of renewable power.
Drax’s pellet mills supply around 20% of the biomass used at its own power station in North Yorkshire, England to generate flexible, renewable power for the UK’s homes and businesses.
Through its two B2B energy supply brands, Haven Power and Opus Energy, Drax supplies energy to 250,000 businesses across Britain.
DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world’s leading asset managers with EUR 859bn of assets under management (as of 30 June 2021). Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has a reputation for excellence in Germany, Europe, the Americas and Asia. DWS is recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.
We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management – as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our investment approach strategically.
DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with approximately 3,500 employees in offices all over the world, we are local while being one global team. We are investors – entrusted to build the best foundation for our clients’ future.
E.ON is an international, privately owned energy supplier based in Essen, Germany.
As one of Europe’s largest operators of power and gas distribution networks and a leader in network efficiency, reliability, and innovation, E.ON is building the platform for Europe to reach its climate targets. We are committed to a sustainable energy future: by making energy cleaner and its consumption more intelligent and by making sustainable energy available to all our customers.
Last year E.ON celebrated its twentieth birthday. Two decades of systematic focus: from a broadly diversified conglomerate to a global energy company to Europe’s pacesetter in sustainable energy. Along the way, we exited largescale fossil-fueled power generation.
Today we have a clear focus on two strong core businesses: we aim to become the partner of choice for energy and customer solutions. We provide solutions for the new energy world and make sure that everything we do has a single focus – our customers. Whether they are individuals or families, big or small businesses, or even entire towns and cities. As a company we believe in the power of collaboration and partnerships – the We has no limits.
We are very happy to partner with Climate Action at COP to support and enhance the awareness and activities against climate change in order to ensure a greener, more resilient future for all of us and for the next generations.
Geotab securely connects vehicles to the internet, providing advanced web-based analytics to better manage your fleet. Geotab’s open platform and marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with a company’s other data assets. Processing more than 5 billion data points a day, Geotab leverages big data and machine learning to improve productivity, optimise fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve stronger compliance to regulatory changes. To learn more, please visit www.geotab.co.uk and follow us @GEOTAB and on LinkedIn.
Impax Asset Management
Founded in 1998, Impax Asset Management is a specialist asset manager focused on investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy.
Impax believes that:
- Capital markets will be shaped profoundly by global sustainability challenges, particularly climate change, environmental pollution, natural resource constraints, demographic and human capital issues such as diversity, inclusion and gender equity.
- These trends will drive growth for well-positioned companies and create risks for those unable or unwilling to adapt.
- Fundamental analysis which incorporates long-term risks, including environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, enhances investment decisions.
Impax invests in companies and assets that are well positioned to benefit from the shift to a more sustainable economy. Across investment portfolios, Impax seeks to invest in higher quality companies with strong business models that demonstrate sound management of risk. Impax offers a well-rounded suite of investment solutions to global investors, spanning multiple asset classes seeking superior risk-adjusted returns over the medium to long-term.
Impax manages funds and accounts in four areas: actively managed long-only equity, fixed income, private markets, and systematic equities.
International Copper Association
At its highest level, sustainable development is at the core of the work of the International Copper Association (ICA). Our mission is to bring together the global copper industry to develop and defend markets for copper and make a positive contribution to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. As a sign of the industry’s commitment to meeting the SDGs, ICA and its members have developed the Copper Mark, the first and only comprehensive social and environmental assurance program for copper production. Copper producers participating in the Copper Mark are committed to adhering to internationally recognized responsible operating practices. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., ICA has offices in three primary regions: Asia, Europe and North America. ICA and its Copper Alliance® partners are active in more than 60 countries worldwide.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group (www.mhi.com), headquartered in Tokyo, is one of the world’s leading industrial firms with over 80,000 group employees and annual consolidated revenue of around 38 billion U.S. dollars.
MHI Group provides world-class technical solutions across the entire energy value chain that enable industry-leading production efficiency and significantly reduced environmental impact. MHI Group’s energy portfolio spans conventional and nuclear power, renewable energy solutions such as offshore wind turbines, geothermal and organic rankine cycle (ORC) power generation technology as well as turbomachinery. MHI Group is also a key technology provider along the hydrogen value chain.
Moody’s is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions.
Investors are looking for ways to generate positive investment outcomes and impact, while managing financial risks and returns. Moody’s capabilities in ESG and climate risk expanded in 2019 with majority investments in two new affiliates: Four Twenty Seven, a leading provider of climate intelligence and data, and Vigeo Eris, a global leader in specialized research, decision-making tools and assessments for sustainable and ethical investments.
For over 40 years, MSCI has measured and modelled Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk.1 MSCI is a leading provider of ESG and climate research, indexes and analytical tools, including ESG ratings of over 13,500 issuers (including subsidiaries)2 and over 1,000 ESG Equity and Fixed Income Indexes3. We aim to help investors integrate ESG across their entire investment process; powering better investment decisions.
- Through MSCI ESG Research and its legacy companies KLD, Innovest, IRRC, and GMI Ratings
- Provided by MSCI ESG Research LLC
- Provided by MSCI Inc.
With the creation of its carbon marketplace, NCX has reimagined forest carbon markets. We drive never-before scale by opening participation in forest carbon markets to landowners of all sizes while ensuring carbon buyers their purchase is driving real environmental and community impact. A heritage steeped in data, science, and forestry means precise measurements for every acre, every year.
ClimateTrade takes the carbon footprint process to a new dimension: our main objective is to help companies achieve their sustainability goals by offsetting their carbon footprint while financing projects against climate change, promoting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and generating a real environmental and social impact.
Our pioneer marketplace backed up by blockchain technology, enables companies to take direct action on their sustainability commitments, selecting and buying carbon credits from certified sustainable projects all over the world.
Blockchain technology brings a unique added value to the business as it guarantees full transparency, traceability, faster transactions and lower costs while providing an improved user experience.
Alongside with the marketplace, ClimateTrade has developed an Application Programming Interface (API): a disruptive tool that allows micro-offsetting to be introduced in any commercial transaction. By means of a simple and quick connection between the API and the company’s systems (websites, online & offline stores), users have the possibility to offset their own carbon footprint during the purchasing process of products and services,and receive an official and personalized certificate.
These capabilities have allowed the company to offset more than 1MM tons of CO2 emissions while fostering more than 50 projects across the globe. And this is only the beginning: new features and projects will be released in the coming months, always addressing climate change and the challenges to face, promoting and enhancing the 2030 Agenda.
Stay tuned and join ClimateTrade in its environmental transformation mission.
Connected Kerb are one of the UK’s leading charging point providers. Its unique solution combines power and data at kerbside to deliver convenient, reliable charging and fast fibre connection. Connected Kerb work with councils, developers, fleets and other organisations to provide tailored solutions that will help to accelerate the transition to EVs for all people.
Kaluza is the leading intelligent energy platform powering the future of energy. From revolutionising billing to smart electric vehicle charging, Kaluza’s technology is empowering some of the biggest energy suppliers to better serve millions of customers. Its real-time cloud platform transforms supplier operations, reducing cost to serve and boosting customer engagement. Powered by Kaluza, suppliers can invest in innovating for tomorrow’s customers and drive decarbonisation with smart, low carbon technologies that not only reduce energy bills, but lay the foundations for a more flexible energy system.
Moixa (www.moixa.com) is an industry leading energy technology company that manufactures smart solar batteries and GridShare software to manage smart charging of batteries and electric vehicles.
Moixa aims for GridShare® to manage hundreds of GWh of batteries, leveraging its experience across homes in the UK, Ireland and Japan. GridShare uses AI to learn and optimise daily charging, leveraging low carbon resources and time-of-day tariffs. The software also enables utilities to aggregate and manage large fleets of batteries and electric vehicles in order to deliver flexibility services into ancillary markets and deliver superior customer propositions and savings.
Moixa’s scalable smart charging solution and AI software can be applied to all companies with large vehicle fleets to put managers in full control of their energy use and emissions. GridShare already hosts the world’s largest single fleet of domestic batteries across more than 28,000 homes in Japan, growing by more than 1,500 a month. The company is now using this experience to deliver intelligent, AI-driven optimisation for EV users and fleet operators.
Patch is an API-led technology platform connecting companies across all industries with the world’s most innovative carbon removal projects, ranging from traditional forestry based projects, to frontier negative emission technologies. The platform allows sustainability-conscious firms to build a portfolio of carbon removal projects to compensate for their unavoidable emissions or to leverage Patch’s API to launch climate positive products such a carbon-neutral shipping, shopping, rides, and more.
Patch’s mission is to build the infrastructure to enable giga-tonne scale carbon removal globally. In addition to providing companies easy access to high quality, verified, carbon removal projects, Patch is building the online operating system for project developers, enabling them to focus their efforts on improving and rapidly scaling their carbon removal technologies.
Schmidt Ocean Institute
Philanthropists Eric and Wendy Schmidt have a strong commitment to ocean science and marine innovation. In 2009, the Schmidt Ocean Institute was established to catalyze the discoveries needed to understand our ocean, sustain life, and ensure the health of our planet through the pursuit of impactful scientific research and intelligent observation, technological advancement, open sharing of information, and public engagement at the highest levels of international excellence.
Founded in 2015, Schmidt Marine Technology Partners supports the development of widely scalable technologies that solve the most pressing ocean challenges. To date over 50 projects have been funded.
In early 2022, Schmidt Ocean Institute will begin operations with its new research vessel, Falkor (too), a 363-foot vessel that will expand the Institute’s philanthropic science program and capability to explore and understand the ocean. Schmidt Ocean Institute’s previous research vessel, Falkor, has been used by over 1,000 scientists and 325 students from more than 30 countries, and has mapped more than 1.27 million square kilometers of seafloor and discovered over 50 new marine species.
Official Supporting Platform Of
Race to Zero
Race To Zero is a global campaign to rally;leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery that prevents future threats, creates decent jobs, and unlocks inclusive, sustainable growth.
It mobilizes a coalition of leading net zero initiatives, representing 449 cities, 21 regions, 995 businesses, 38 of the biggest investors, and 505 universities. These ‘real economy’ actors join 120 countries in the largest ever alliance committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. Collectively these actors now cover nearly 25% global CO2 emissions and over 50% GDP.
In Technical Collaboration With
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. We believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger.
Join us in creating a #ZeroHunger world.
AVERE (The European Association for Electromobility)
AVERE (The European Association for Electromobility) is the European association that promotes electromobility and sustainable transport across Europe.
Our Members consist of National Associations supporting and encouraging the use of Electric Vehicles and electromobility across Europe. We currently have active members in 17 European countries, notably some of the most successful EV countries like Norway, France, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens
The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens is a Quasi-International Organization based in Vienna, Austria. The Centre was established in January 2018 and is co-chaired by Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the UN (2007 – 2016) and by Heinz Fischer, 11th President of the Republic of Austria (2004 – 2016).
The Ban Ki-moon Centre empowers women and youth to live in a peaceful and prosperous world. We strive for a world based on universal respect for human rights, regardless of age, gender, identity, religion, and nationality, where sustainable development is achieved through global citizenship in shared responsibility, understanding and empathy. The Centre uses its expertise and network to work for peace, poverty eradication, empowerment of youth and women, justice and human rights worldwide.
BSR™ is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR™ develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Our mission is to work with business to create a just and sustainable world. We envision a world in which everyone can lead a prosperous and dignified life within the boundaries of the Earth’s natural resources.
Cambridge Insitute for Sustainability Leadership
The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is a globally influential Institute developing leadership and solutions for a sustainable economy.
CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. The world’s economy looks to CDP as the gold standard of environmental reporting with the richest and most comprehensive dataset on corporate and city action.
Climate Disclosure Standards Board is an international consortium of business and environmental NGOs. We are committed to advancing and aligning the global mainstream corporate reporting model to equate natural capital with financial capital.
Central Europe Energy Partners (CEEP) represents the interests of the energy and energy-intensive companies from Central Europe in order to promote balanced energy transition in accordance with technological neutrality principle, enhance regional cooperation and strengthen the region’s energy security within the framework of EU energy and climate policy.
Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including the climate crisis, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces. Our mission: Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet.
The Climate Markets and Investment Association (CMIA) is an independent not for profit trade association that has been providing leadership from the private sector in the delivery of climate investment policy and market mechanisms since 2008. Through climate policy, finance and investment, we are leading a coalition of private sector actors to mobilise the trillions that will enable a transition to a climate-resilient, low-carbon, sustainable economy.
Connect4Climate is a global partnership program launched by the World Bank Group and the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea, together with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, that takes on climate change by supporting ambitious leadership, promoting transformative solutions and empowering collective action.
The Connect4Climate community connects about 500 partners around the world including civil society groups, media networks, international organizations, academic institutions, youth groups, and the private sector.
The EIC brings industry and innovators together. As a not-for-profit organisation, we operate a shared platform and provide an open environment for our partners and community to innovate together. Improving the quality of people’s lives is at the core of what we do, and by working together we can achieve a safe, affordable, net zero future for everyone.
The EIC is the leading Trade Association providing dedicated services to help members understand, identify and pursue business opportunities globally. Established in 1943, the EIC is a not-for-profit organisation with a membership of over 650 companies who deliver goods and services to the energy industries worldwide.
The Energy Institute is the not-for-profit chartered professional membership body bringing together expertise to tackle urgent global challenges. Responding to the climate emergency while meeting the energy needs of the world’s growing population calls for energy to be better understood, managed and valued. This ambition is at the heart of our social purpose.
We are a global, independent network of professionals spanning the world of energy, convening and facilitating debate, championing evidence and sharing fresh ideas, giving voice to issues of concern and where necessary challenging the industry we work with.
European Energy Research Alliance
The European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) is an association of European public research centres and universities active in low-carbon energy research. EERA pursues the mission of catalysing European energy research for a climate-neutral society by 2050. Bringing together more than 250 organisations from 30 countries, EERA is Europe’s largest energy research community. EERA coordinates its research activities through 18 Joint Programmes and is a key player in the European Union’s Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan.
Eurosif is the leading European association for the promotion and advancement of sustainable and responsible investment across Europe, for the benefit of its members.
FIEC is the voice of the European construction industry
Created in 1905, FIEC aisbl stands for the European Construction Industry Federation.
Through its 33 national member federations in 29 European countries (25 EU & Norway, Switzerland, Ukraine, Turkey), it represents construction enterprises of all sizes (from one person craftsmen and SMEs through to large international firms), from all building and civil engineering specialties, engaged in all kinds of working methods (whether operating as main or sub-contractors).
Thanks to its wide-ranging representativeness FIEC is the officially recognised Social Partner, representing employers, in the European Sectoral Social Dialogue “Construction”.
Whether it is preparing the ground for future growth through investing in infrastructure, dealing with the threat of climate change, adapting buildings to make them more energy efficient or planning cities to meet the changing needs of future generations, the construction sector is the fundamental partner to make the future a reality.
The sustainable Europe of tomorrow cannot be achieved without the direct involvement of the construction industry. In fact, the construction industry is at the heart of our life: construction enterprises and their workers build the homes we live in, the roads on which we travel and the buildings we work or learn in. Without the construction industry the EU cannot respond to its main challenges : competitiveness, youth unemployment, digital economy, urban regeneration, energy efficiency and energy poverty, circular economy, affordable housing, climate change, mobility and connected infrastructure, etc.
Moreover, the construction sector is a fundamental component of Europe’s economic growth and a major source of employment. It generates about 10% of gross domestic product (GDP) in the EU and provides almost 13 million direct jobs.
FIEC is the key partner for #construction at European level.
Global Cement and Concrete Association
The GCCA is a CEO led industry initiative. It’s members, Board of Directors, and Executive team are committed to sustainability – reducing the impacts of cement production and promoting the unique properties of concrete as a sustainable, durable and resilient building material – a material that will answer the needs of a growing and increasingly urban population that is set to exceed 9 billion people by 2050.
Global Infrastructure Investors Association (GIIA)
GIIA is the membership body for the world’s leading infrastructure investors and the advisors to the sector. Our aims are:
1) Make the case for private investment in infrastructure across the world through evidence-based advocacy;
2) Promote improved understanding and dialogue between governments and the private sector to create the right environment for private investment;
3) Foster a community of infrastructure professionals to collectively shape the future of the sector.
Green Digital Finance Alliance
The overall objective of the Alliance is to leverage digital technologies & innovations to enhance financing for sustainable development. In order to achieve this objective, the Alliance focuses on driving change in the following three outcome areas:
- Content: Improving the knowledge-base through research and analysis of leading sustainable digital finance practice and potential.
- Community: Creating a network of fintechs, financial players, policy makers and other stakeholders that collaborate and promote sustainable digital finance practices at national and international levels.
- Country: Supporting action at the country level to pilot innovative approaches and take successes to scale.
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) is the European membership body for investor collaboration on climate change and the voice of investors taking action for a prosperous, low carbon future. IIGCC has more than 250 members, mainly pension funds and asset managers, across 15 countries, with over €33 trillion in assets under management.
IIGCC’s mission is to mobilise capital for the low carbon transition and to ensure resilience to the impacts of a changing climate by collaborating with business, policy makers and fellow investors. IIGCC works to support and help define the public policies, investment practices and corporate behaviours that address the long-term risks and opportunities associated with climate change.
Institute of Engineering and Technology
We are the IET and we inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community to engineer a better world. As a diverse home across engineering and technology, we share knowledge that helps make better sense of the world in order to solve the challenges that matter. It’s why we are uniquely placed to champion engineering.
International Council on Mining and Metals
The International Council on Mining and Metals is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry.
Bringing together 27 mining and metals company members and over 35 national, regional and commodities association members, we strengthen environmental and social performance and serve as a catalyst for change, enhancing mining’s contribution to society. As a membership commitment, every ICMM company member adheres to our Mining Principles, which incorporate comprehensive environmental, social and governance requirements, robust site-level validation of performance expectations and credible assurance of corporate sustainability reports with annual disclosure. Applicant companies undergo a rigorous admission process, with scrutiny by an independent expert review panel.
Long Term Infratsructure Investors Association
Founded in 2014 by investors and for investors, Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA) is a not-for-profit international professional association; most of our members are institutional investors and fund managers with responsibilities over long-term and open-ended infrastructure investment mandates. Our action circle includes leading global and regional discussion fora, information powerhouses and service providers to the infrastructure marketplace.
LTIIA works with a wide range of stakeholders, including infrastructure investors, policy-makers and academia, on supporting long-term, responsible deployment of private capital to public infrastructure around the world. Its members, hailing from various jurisdictions, collectively manage close to US$ 12 t of assets, out of which over $ 350b of infrastructure assets.
National Farmers Union
Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group
The Corporate Leaders Groups’ members are progressive industry leaders, coming from a range of sectors including energy, transport, retail and consumer goods, communication, finance, infrastructure and the built environment. Together we have headquarters across the UK and EU member states but with influence and presence in every region of the world.
Regen is a not-for-profit centre of energy expertise and market insight whose mission is to transform the world’s energy systems for a zero carbon future.
Regen offers independent expert advice and market insight on all aspects of sustainable energy delivery. We use our technical expertise, industry research and policy knowledge to support a range of public and private sector organisations to make the most of their clean energy opportunities.
Renewable Energy Association
With around 500 members, The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) is the UK’s largest trade association covering the renewable energy and associated clean technologies sector. REA is a not-for-profit organisation and represents companies operating in the renewable heat, power, transport, and the circular bioeconomy sectors.
Member organisations range from multinationals to sole traders, equipment manufacturers to installers, and services providers such as finance providers and lawyers.
REA engages with its members through 14 forums covering clean energy solutions such as biogas, renewable fuels, solar, electric vehicle charging, energy storage, composting and biomass.
SAN is an international network of NGOs focused on helping companies, producers and donors to move forward with their sustainability agenda in a practical and efficient way. We can be a powerful and effective ally to achieve and monitor goals, to transform agricultural practices and to create value on the ground.
We believe that sustainable, low carbon transport is central to ensuring equitable socio-economic prosperity for all people.
SLOCAT was established in 2009 by the pioneers of our movement as an outcome of the Bellagio Process and since then has been served by a full-time professional secretariat. In 2014, SLOCAT acquired legal personality through the incorporation of SLOCAT Foundation into Dutch law.
Today, our Partnership engages a vibrant international, multi-stakeholder ecosystem of over 90 entities across transport sectors associations, knowledge and academia, governments, multilateral organisations, NGOs, philanthropy and industry; as well as a large community of world-class experts and change-makers.
By going there where others do not or cannot go individually, our inclusive, multi-stakeholder Partnership is leveraged to set ambitious global agendas and catalyse new thinking and solutions for the urgent transformation of transport and mobility systems.
Smart Freight Centre
Smart Freight Centre (SFC) was established in 2013 as a global non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable freight. We cover all freight and only freight.
Our vision is ‘Smart Freight’: an efficient and zero-emissions global logistics sector – contributing to Paris Agreement climate targets and Sustainable Development Goals.
Our mission is to bring together the global logistics community through our Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) to work towards this vision. We believe that increased collaboration and transparency will mobilize companies to take climate action to reduce the greenhouse gas and pollution impact arising from global freight.
Our goal is that 100+ multinationals reduce at least 30% of logistics emissions by 2030 compared to 2015 across their global logistics supply chains reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Concretely this means at least 80 million tonnes annual CO2 e emission reductions by 2030.
Our main role is to advise companies on how to develop and implement their company-specific Sustainable Logistics Roadmap using the four ‘Smart Freight Leadership’ steps: report, set targets, reduce and collaborate.
To ensure sector-wide uptake of GHG disclosure and climate action, SFC also plays an advocacy role and raises awareness among companies and other relevant stakeholders.
We put this into practice through four activities:
- Guide multinationals and their suppliers to develop and implement Sustainable Logistics Roadmaps, through guidelines, training and advice
- Remove key business barriers through GLEC projects that results in guidelines that work for industry, the first of which was the GLEC Framework
- Advocacy with governments and organizations for supportive policy, programs and strategies in order to scale industry action
- Raise awareness through events, workshops and webinars and by publishing stories of companies that demonstrate leadership
Sustainable Food Trust
The mission of the Sustainable Food Trust is to accelerate the transition towards more sustainable food systems by working catalytically to influence and enhance the actions of others. Our theory of change is informed by the belief that policymakers, businesses and civil society organisations will be empowered to act when there is strong evidence, supported by pressure from informed public opinion. Therefore, we work from the top down and from the bottom up, and we ensure our messages are grounded by good science.
Sustainable Mobility for All
Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) is the premier advocacy platform for international cooperation on transport and mobility issues. Established in 2017, and hosted by the World Bank, the global, multistakeholder partnership, brings together more than 55 public organizations and private companies, including bilateral partners, multilateral development banks, U.N. organizations, inter-governmental organizations, and civil society with a shared ambition to transform the future of mobility.
SuM4All is an innovative model for action in transport. It leverages the knowledge, expertise, and influence of its Member organizations to assist countries worldwide in their ambition to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and sustainable mobility.
techUK is the UK’s leading technology membership organisation, with more than 850 members spread across the UK. We are the trade association which brings together people, companies and organisations to realise the positive outcomes of what digital technology can achieve. We create a network for innovation and collaboration across business, government and stakeholders to provide a better future for people, society, the economy and the planet.
The Sustainable Restaurant Association
Since 2010 The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) has been supporting hospitality and foodservice to tackle the complex and urgent problems facing the food system while enabling diners to make more sustainable choices when eating out. We aim to accelerate change towards a sector that is socially progressive and environmentally restorative by connecting progressive people and businesses both in the UK and across the globe through our Food Made Good programme. The Food Made Good programme consists of three distinct things: The Food Made Good framework which clearly defines what sustainability means for the sector, the accompanying Food Made Good Rating, the global gold standard for measuring progress across the industry, and finally the Food Made Good community, a global network of hospitality professionals sharing challenges, ideas, resources and solutions to fuel the progress of the industry.
UKSIF is a membership organisation for those in the finance industry committed to growing sustainable and responsible finance in the UK.
We inform, influence and connect UK Finance, policymakers and the public to achieve our vision of a fair, inclusive and sustainable financial system that works for the benefit of society and the environment.
World Cement Association
The World Cement Association (WCA), founded in 2016, is the first and largest independent organisation that works globally on behalf of the cement and clinker industry and its stakeholders, with offices in London, Beijing, and another opening in Dubai in 2021. We are a not for profit company incorporated under UK law, owned and controlled by our members.
The aims of WCA are to represent and promote the global cement industry, as well as the commercial and legal interests of its members to national and international institutions and organisations. WCA supports a sustainable cement industry, encouraging technical development and innovation by its members to achieve full decarbonisation, in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and the 2015 Paris Agreement.
World Green Building Council (WorldGBC)
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) catalyses the uptake of sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere.
Transforming the building and construction sector across three strategic areas—climate action, health & wellbeing, and resources & circularity—we are a global action network comprised of around 70 Green Building Councils around the globe.
As members of the UN Global Compact, we work with businesses, organisations and governments to drive the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Through a systems change approach, our network is leading the industry towards a net zero carbon, healthy, equitable and resilient built environment.
World Steel Association
The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is a non-profit organisation with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. A second office in Beijing, China, opened in April 2006.
worldsteel is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world, with members in every major steel-producing country. worldsteel represents steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. Members represent around 85% of global steel production.
It was founded as the International Iron and Steel Institute on 10 July 1967. It changed its name to the World Steel Association on 6 October 2008. The association celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017.
Engineering & Technology
E&T is an award-winning magazine and website for engineers, covering built environment, design and production, energy, IT and communications, and transport.
ESG Investor is the practical information hub for asset owners looking to invest successfully and sustainably for the long term. As best practice evolves, we will share news, insights and data necessary to guide asset owners on their individual journey to ESG integration. ESG Investor helps its readers navigate the obstacles, harness valuable innovations and forge a path toward a new sustainable investment framework.
Foresight Climate & Energy
FORESIGHT Climate & Energy is the essential read from Denmark on the global transition to a decarbonised energy economy — objective reporting on what really matters by expert journalists and writers from around the world.
Since 1991, GreenBiz has chronicled, and been a catalyst for thought leadership in aligning environmental responsibility with profitable business practices. Through our websites, events, peer-to-peer network and research, we enlighten and promote the potential to drive transformation and accelerate progress — within companies, industries and in the very nature of business.
Since its establishment in 2006, IFC Media has been the leading publishing house for the global wealth management industry which represents international finance centres across the globe while creating a comprehensive archive of commentary, analysis and technical articles.
Since 2015, Innovators Magazine, curated for innovators – by innovators, has collaborated with partners across Europe and worldwide to produce digital editions, lead events and spearhead new initiatives.
IPE Magazine is the most relevant and targeted medium for investment managers and other sevice providers to deliver their message to the decision makers in Europe’s pensions community. Since the very first issue in 1997, IPE has led the field with a unique brand of information, analysis, news and data dedicated to Europe’s pension fund community. Close connections with that community are our hallmark.
Renews provides news-focused business intelligence on the renewable energy sector with market-leading coverage of offshore and onshore wind.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) is an award-winning magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written by and for social change leaders from around the world and from all sectors of society—nonprofits, foundations, business, government, and engaged citizens. SSIR’s mission is to advance, educate, and inspire the field of social innovation by seeking out, cultivating, and disseminating the best in research- and practice-based knowledge. With print and online articles, webinars, conferences, podcasts, and more, SSIR bridges research, theory, and practice on a wide range of topics, including human rights, impact investing, and nonprofit business models.
The Energy Industry Times
Today there is no shortage of information on issues related to energy – magazines, newsletters, national newspapers, email newsletters, dedicated internet sites – the list goes on. Yet in this age of information overload, most professionals still take the time to read their favourite daily newspaper. The Energy Industry Times is a monthly newspaper dedicated to providing forward-looking reporting on the key issues driving this exciting sector. At last, an easy way to keep abreast of the latest news in the power and energy sectors – from a source you can trust.