About Royal Philips Electronics: Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs approximately 122,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.6 billion in 2011, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at: www.philips.com/newscenter.
About Accenture: Accenture Sustainability Services helps organizations achieve substantial improvement in performance and value for their stakeholders. We help clients leverage their assets and capabilities to drive innovation and profitable growth while striving for a positive economic, environmental and social impact. We work with clients across industries and geographies to integrate sustainability approaches into their business strategies, operating models and critical processes. Our holistic approach encompasses strategy, design and execution to increase revenue, reduce cost, manage risk and enhance brand, reputation and intangible assets. We also help clients develop deep insights on sustainability issues. Find out more at: www.accenture.com/sustainability.
About Aviva Investors: Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 17 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of almost £263 billion at 31 December 2011.
In September 2011 Aviva Investors convened the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Coalition which is asking for the member states at Rio+20 to commit to produce an international policy framework on corporate sustainability reporting so that we, as investors, can help allocate capital towards a more sustainable future.
For more information regarding the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Coalition please visit:www.aviva.com/earthsummit2012.
About The BMW Group: Bayerische Motoren Werke G. m. b. H. came into being in 1917, having been founded in 1916 as Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG (BFW); it became Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (BMW AG) in 1918.
The BMW Group – one of Germany’s largest industrial companies – is one of the most successful car and motorcycle manufacturers in the world. With BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group owns three of the strongest premium brands in the automobile industry. The vehicles it manufactures set the highest standards in terms of aesthetics, dynamics, technology and quality, borne out by the company’s leading position in engineering and innovation. In addition to its strong position in the motorcycles market with the BMW and Husqvarna brands, the BMW Group also offers a successful range of financial services.
The course towards a successful future was set in 2007 with the adoption of Strategy Number ONE. The business was given a new strategic direction with an emphasis on profitability and longterm value growth. Our activities will remain firmly focused on the premium segments of the international car markets. Our mission statement up to the year 2020 is clearly defined: the BMW Group is the world’s leading provider of premium products and premium services for individual mobility.
Long-term thinking and responsible action have long been the cornerstones of our success. Striving for ecological and social sustainability along the entire value-added chain, taking full responsibility for our products and giving an unequivocal commitment to preserving resources are prime objectives firmly embedded in our corporate strategy. For these reasons, the BMW Group has been the most sustainable company in the automotive industry for many years. For more information, please visit: www.bmwgroup.com.
About Inerjys: Inerjys is a $1 billion initiative to reinvent the clean technology and clean energy sector by investing vertically across the value chain. To overcome market barriers and accelerate the pace of innovation, Inerjys invests growth equity in leading technology firms while simultaneously building utility-scale clean technology projects worldwide.
Founded in Montreal in 2011 by Stephan Ouaknine, a celebrated serial entrepreneur, the innovative Inerjys approach has been featured at global events including the Clinton Global Initiative and the World Climate Summit at Durban COP17. For further details visit: www.inerjys.com.
About Itaipu Binacional: For further details visit: www.itaipu.gov.br/en.
About PepsiCo: PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo’s people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo’s promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages for local tastes; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit www.pepsico.com.
About Schneider Electric Industries SAS: As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Data Centres & Networks, Non-residential Buildings and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 130,000+ employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy. For further information, please visit: www.schneider-electric.com.
About State of Green: State of Green is the official green brand for Denmark. The brand and its supporting activities will strengthen international awareness of the solutions and competences of Danish business and industry within energy, climate and environment. As the first country in the world, Denmark has decided to lead the transition to become a green growth economy entirely independent of fossil fuels by 2050. State of Green creates international awareness of this vision and of the innovative solutions that will pave the way. For more information, please visit www.stateofgreen.com