General Mills and other food producers speak out on climate change

Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change said, “Financing is the most challenging aspect of the whole deal”.


The National Coordinator for Civil Society Network on Climate Change (CISONECC) Julius Ng’oma said that the stakeholder meeting on climate change aimed at drafting comprehensive policies and solutions to reducing malpractice of climate change worldwide.

“The role of the state in this set up is to create a legal environment system for climate processes where government only intervenes primarily to ensure that there is a level playing field for fair management of the environment to avoid greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions in the atmosphere which brings about global warming and climate change“, he said.

“Re-energize our companies’ continued efforts to ensure that our supply chain becomes more sustainable, based on our own specific targets”.

A recent study found that with the current pledges we are headed for 3.5°C (6.3°F) pathway under an unduly pessimistic assumption that no further emissions cuts are achieved after 2030.*** If the world takes the first step in Paris, it is far more reasonable to foresee countries taking additional steps, building their climate commitments over time.

This is the second letter that has been sent by industry to policymakers on climate change in the space of 24 hours.

The crucial 21st session of the conference of the parties (CoP-21) on climate change is to be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11. Whitehouse. “Today marks an important shift, as both Democrats and Republicans come together to listen to major food and beverage companies discuss how they are adapting to this global threat”. Businesses have a responsibility to act but we can’t do it alone.


“Bold action on climate change is urgently needed and simply makes good business sense”, said Paul Polman, Chief Executive, Unilever. The volcanic eruption in Iceland recently spewed enough volcanic ash in just four days to negate every single effort we have made to control Carbon dioxide emissions on our planet for the past five years. Ceres directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a network of more than 110 institutional investors with collective assets totaling more than $13 trillion.

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