As the detailed exploratory talks on the formation of the new German government begin, a broad alliance of German businesses from all key sectors of the economy is calling for an ambitious, cross-sector climate policy fit for the purpose of reaching the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. With their appeal, 69 businesses – including many large enterprises – call upon the parties involved in the negotiations to put Germany on a clear and reliable path to climate neutrality. They call upon the new German government to launch an implementation programme for climate neutrality within its first 100 days. In doing so, the German private sector is sending a clear signal for ambitious climate action during the new legislative period.
Lanxess AG and Wacker Chemie AG announced today they have become supporting businesses of Stiftung 2°. As the first representatives of the chemical industry to join Stiftung 2°, the companies send a clear signal that they are committed to corporate climate protection.
Before the EU Council Summit on October 15-16, Foundation 2° publishes a position paper on the upcoming important milestones of EU climate policy. The paper was developed on the basis of a dialogue with well-known German companies from numerous important sectors.
Make the EU Green Deal from a vision to a driver – The German EU Council Presidency can pave the way for the first climate-neutral continent.
As the German EU Council Presidency begins on 1 July 2020, Sabine Nallinger, Managing Director of Foundation 2° – German Businesses for Climate Protection, explains:
A Strong Climate Stimulus Programme for Industry – Using Crisis Management as Catalyst for Climate-Neutral Transformation
Shortly before the introduction of a German Federal Government stimulus programme, Foundation 2° has released a position paper based on a dialogue with leading German industrial companies.
Making the economy more resilient with a climate stimulus programme – Companies send strong signal to Petersberg Climate Dialogue
68 large German and international companies from all sectors of the economy call upon politicians on the
occasion of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue to combine economic measures to deal with the Corona crisis with
ambitious climate policy.