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What Paris Talks Have Accomplished So Far

By Michael R. Bloomberg
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The two-week United Nations conference on climate change is halfway over, and no matter what else happens, it has already been a clear-cut success in two critical areas.

Novo Nordisk Joins RE100 with 100% Renewable Ambition

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Global diabetes company, Novo Nordisk, produces nearly half of the world’s insulin at its production sites across the world. A new commitment to renewable electricity ensures meeting the needs for the company’s products is done in a sustainable way. 

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Global diabetes company, Novo Nordisk, produces nearly half of the world’s insulin at its production sites across the world. A new commitment to renewable electricity ensures meeting the needs for the company’s products is done in a sustainable way. 

Investors Ratcheting up Their Contributions to Climate Action

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As world leaders and government representatives continue negotiations to hammer out a global climate deal at COP21 in Paris, institutional investors are ratcheting up their contributions in a number of areas.

Robert Redford: Mayors Can Move Quicker on Climate Change

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Actor and Environmentalist Robert Redford and Bloomberg LP founder and majority owner Michael Bloomberg discuss the potential influence of Mayors on climate change at the COP21 Summit in Paris on "Bloomberg Markets."

Watch the full video on Bloomberg.com

Bloomberg to Head Climate Risk Taskforce to Bring Greater Transparency for Investors

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Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York and head of the Bloomberg news empire, is to chair a new Climate Disclosure Taskforce set up by the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

The appointment was announced at the Paris climate talks by Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England and chair of the FSB, which proposed the Taskforce to G20 leaders last month.

Supporting Leadership in Climate Change Reduction

We want to take this opportunity to affirm our support for the Canadian government’s effort to tackle climate change
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There is a decades-old technology called “hot tapping” — developed in part by TransCanada and now used industry wide — that allows a new natural gas pipeline to be connected to an existing high-pressure pipe without releasing methane that would have otherwise been vented into the atmosphere in order to weld the two pipes together.

Capturing and reusing methane — a potent greenhouse gas (GHG) — instead of releasing it to the atmosphere has driven TransCanada’s research and development for decades, and continues today.

French Climate Business Pledge

39 major French companies -- including Sanofi -- take concrete action to combat climate change
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Paris, December 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In the lead-up to the Paris climate summit (COP 21), 39 major French companies, employing a total of 4.4 million people worldwide and generating sales of 1,200 billion euros, have made a firm commitment to combat climate change. By signing this climate pledge, they want to contribute to making COP 21 a success and to limiting the warming of the Earth to 2°C. They emphasize their driving role and leadership in the fight for a more sustainable world.

The Time for Meaningful Action on Climate Change is Now

By Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer
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Climate change is one of the great challenges of our time, and the time for meaningful action on a global scale is now. At Symantec we believe moving to a low carbon economy requires innovation and cooperation. We hope others will join us in this important mission.”  - Michael A. Brown, Symantec President and CEO

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