Europe is facing a time of great change and disruption. In addition to challenges affecting the whole globe—including climate change, the pandemic and inequality—Europe is dealing political upheaval, economic uncertainty and a war that’s on our own soil, something we pledged would never happen again.
In 2019 we worked with IKEA Retail (Ingka Group) to deliver ONE HOME, ONE PLANET (OHOP) at one of their leading sustainable stores in Kaarst, Germany. The event is part of the company’s ambitious strategy to become people and planet positive.
The world is not on track to meet net zero by 2050. And though nearly 4,000 companies globally have signed up to implementing science-based emission targets, and over 90 per cent of global GDP is covered by net zero commitments – both the UN and the IEA are predicting a much higher forecast a 2.5C path – missing the 1.5C target set in the Paris Agreement and as reaffirmed at COP27.
We live in an age when technologies are making the impossible possible. In this article, Peter Voser (Chairman of ABB) launches a call-to-action for business to play a larger role in solving these challenges.
Europe Delivers is a business-led ecosystem that tackles planet-wide societal and environmental problems that are too big, too expensive, and too complex for any one organisation to tackle alone. Learn more about our coalition and how we work.
To celebrate the day, our amazing people at Xynteo have put together some thoughts, book recommendations, insightful videos and even an Instagram account that they felt brings an important perspective.
We live in remarkable times — the move to save people and planet is accelerating and unstoppable. Scientists, activists, commentators, artists, governments, regulators, and individuals are making themselves heard and making things happen.