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Caring for Climate Establishes Steering Committee

4 October 2010: Caring for Climate, a joint platform by the UN Global Compact and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) to advance the role of business in addressing climate change, has established a steering committee.

The advisory body, consisting of senior corporate representatives from diverse sectors and geographic regions, will provide input on the strategic, operational and financial developments of Caring for Climate. The steering committee includes corporate representatives from: Acciona (Spain); CEMEX (Mexico); China Mobile (China); The Coca-Cola Company (US); Deutsche Telekom (Germany); The Dow Chemical Company (US); Eskom (South Africa); Fuji Xerox (Japan); Novo Nordisk (Denmark); Sekem Group (Egypt); and Tata Steel (India).

Caring for Climate is a voluntary global action platform for UN Global Compact participants who seek to demonstrate leadership on the issue of climate change. It has been endorsed by nearly 400 companies in 65 countries. [List of Steering Committee Members] [UN Global Compact Press Release]