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As of 17 March 2020, 201 companies have signed the Business Ambition for 1.5°C commitment.

Company Country Sector Leaders Taking Action
4D Lab Uruguay Education Services Mercedes Viola, Director
AB Electrolux* Sweden Consumer Products and Durables Jonas Samuelson, Chief Executive Officer
Abreu Advogados* Portugal Professional Services Duarte de Athayde, Managing Partner
ACCIONA* Spain Electric Utilities and Energy Related Jose Manuel Entrecanales Domecq, Chief Executive Officer
ADEC Innovations* UK Professional Services James Donovan, Chief Executive Officer
Aguas Andinas* Chile Water Utilities Marta Colet, Chief Executive Officer
Aguas de Portugal* Portugal Water Utilities João Nuno Mendes, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Alaya Consulting Limited China Professional Services Tony Wong, Founder
Ambev S.A.* Brazil Food and Beverage Processing Carla Crippa, Director
Amergin Pty Ltd Australia Professional Services Christine Dempsey, Director
América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V.* Mexico Telecommunications Daniel Hajj Aboumrad, Chief Executive Officer
An Post* Ireland Air Freight Transportation and Logistics David McRedmond, Chief Executive Officer
Arab Printing Press* Lebanon Commercial Services and Supplies Elie Raphael, Chairman & General Manager
ASICS Corporation Japan Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Yasuhito Hirota, President and Chief Operating Officer, Representative Director
AstraZeneca* UK Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Pascal Soriot, Chief Executive Officer
Atlassian Corporation Plc Australia Software and Services Mike Cannon-Brookes & Scott Farquhar, Chief Executive Officer s & Co-Founders
Auchan Retail Portugal* Portugal Retailing Pedro Cid, General Director
Aurubis AG* Germany Mining - Metals (Iron, Aluminium, Other Metals) Roland Harings
Avieco United Kingdom Professional Services Ben Murray, Chief Executive Officer
Australian Ethical Investment Australia Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Steve Gibbs, Chair, Non-Executive Director and Acting Chief Executive Officer
Baluarte Cultura* Brazil Professional Services Paula Brandão, Founder & Director
BanColombia SA Colombia Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Juan Carlos Mora Uribe, Chief Executive Officer
Beiersdorf AG* Germany Consumer Products and Durables Stefan De Loecker, Chief Executive Officer
Bennetts Associates UK Construction and Engineering Rab Bennetts and Denise Bennetts, Founding Directors
Bharti Airtel Limited India Telecommunications Gopal Vittal, Chief Executive Officer
BIAL* Portugal Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Antonio Portela, Chief Executive Officer
Brejinho by VR, Lda Portugal Forest and Paper Products Maria Victoria Rosas, Management Assistant
BT* UK Telecommunications Philip Jansen, Chief Executive Officer
Burberry Plc* UK Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Marco Gobbetti, Chief Executive Officer
Boma Global USA Professional Services Lara Stein
Carbon Asset Developer Associates (Grenada) Limited USA Professional Services Gary Clyne, Chief Executive Officer
Cargotec Finland General industrials Mika Vehviläinen, CEO
Carlsberg Group* Denmark Food and Beverage Processing Cees t'Hart, Chief Executive Officer
CELLNEX TELECOM S.A.* Spain Telecommunications Tobias Martinez, Chief Executive Officer
Chambers Federation* USA Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Matthew Chambers, Chairman
CHANEL France Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Alan Wertheimer, Co-Owner of House of Chanel
City Developments Limited (CDL)* Singapore Real Estate Sherman Kwek, Chief Executive Officer ,
Co-operative Group Limited (the Co-op)* UK Food and Staples Retailing Steve Murrells, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Community (CSnet) Australia Professional Services Tim Gleeson, Managing Director and Co-founder
Croda International UK Chemicals Steve Foots, Chief Executive Officer
Crystal Claire Cosmetics Canada Consumer Products and Durables Roger Hwang
CTT - Correios de Portugal SA Portugal Air Freight Transportation and Logistics Guy Goyri Pacheco, Executive Director
Cybercom Group AB* Sweden Software and Services Niklas Flyborg, Chief Executive Officer
Dalmia Cement* India Construction Materials Mahendra Singhi, Chief Executive Officer
Danfoss Group* Denmark Construction and Engineering Kim Fausing
Danone* France Food and Beverage processing Emmanuel Faber, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Decathlon France Retailing François De Witte, Chief Executive Officer
Deutsche Telekom AG* Germany Telecommunications Tim Höttges, Chief Executive Officer
Dexus* Australia Real Estate Darren Steinberg, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited India Pharmaceuticals & Biotech G.V. Prasad, Co-Chairman and Managing Director
Dutch-Bangla Pack Ltd.* Bangladesh Containers and Packaging Robert Noel, Chief Executive Officer
Eco Panplas* Brazil Solid Waste Management Utilities Felipe Cardoso, Chief Executive Officer
Eco-Steel Africa Ltd. Kenya Construction and Engineering Monique Brown, Director
Ecogestus Lda. Portugal Professional Services Joao Vaz, Manager
Ecolab* USA Chemicals Douglas Baker, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
EcoVadis* France Professional Services Pierre-Francois Thaler, Chief Executive Officer
EDF Group* France Electric Utilities and Energy Related Jean-Bernard Levy, CEO
Edge Environment Australia Professional Services Jonas Bengtsson, Managing Director & Co-Founder
EDP - Energias de Portugal S.A.* Portugal Electric Utilities and Energy Related António Mexia, Chief Executive Officer
Efacec Power Solutions, SGPS, S.A. Portugal Electrical Equipment and Machinery Ângelo Manuel da Cruz Ramalho, President and Chief Executive Officer
EKO BOJACA S.A.S.E.S.P. Colombia Solid Waste Management Utilities Jorge Eliecer Luna Sanchez, Chief Executive Officer
Elopak AS Norway Containers and Packaging Thomas Körmendi, Chief Executive Officer
En+ Group* Russia Mining - Metals (Iron, Aluminium, Other Metals) Vladimir Kiriukhin, Chief Executive Officer
Enel S.p.a.* Italy Electric Utilities and Energy Related Francesco Starace, Chief Executive Officer
EPAL - Empresa Portugesa das Aguas Livres, S.A.* Portugal Water Utilities Jose Manuel Sardinha, President
EQUIPOS MÓVILES DE CAMPAÑA ARPA* Spain Technology Hardware and Equipment Clara Arpa Azofra, Chief Executive Officer
Ericsson Group* Sweden Technology Hardware and Equipment Börje Ekholm, President & Chief Executive Officer
Europa Mundo Vacaciones* Spain Hospitality Luis Garcia Codron, Chief Executive Officer
Europcar Mobility Group* France Hospitality Caroline Parot, Chief Executive Officer
Everis Portugal Portugal Software and Services Miguel Teixeira, Chief Executive Officer
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya* Spain Transport Ricard Font i Hereu
Fidocar Uruguay Automobiles and Components Stephen Jakter, Director
Firmenich SA* Switzerland Consumer Products and Durables Gilbert Ghostine, Chief Executive Officer
Footprint USA Specialized Consumer Services Dakota Stormer, Chief Executive Officer
FullCycle* USA Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Ibrahim AlHusseini, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Gebalis, EM, SA* Portugal Real Estate Pedro Pinto de Jesus, Chairman
Givaudan SA* Switzerland Consumer Products and Durables Gilles Andrier, Chief Executive Officer
Globesight United Arab Emirates Professional Services Taufiq Rahim, Executive Director
Glovo* Spain Air Freight Transportation and Logistics Oscar Pierre, Chief Executive Officer
Green Element Limited United Kingdom Professional Services William Richardson, Founder and Managing Director
Green Innovation Group A/S Portugal Professional Services Mads Nipper, Chief Executive Officer
Grundfos Holding A/S* Denmark Electrical Equipment and Machinery Frederik van Deurs, Chief Executive Officer
Grupo Malwee* Brazil Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Guilherme Weege, Chief Executive Officer
GSL - Global Star Logistics* China Water transportation Leo Ge, Managing Director
Guess?, Inc. USA Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Carlos Alberini, Chief Executive Officer
Hannon Armstrong Capital, LLC* USA Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Jeffrey W. Eckel, President and Chief Executive Officer
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA* Germany Consumer Products and Durables Hans Van Bylen, Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer
Hewlett Packard Enterprises* USA Technology Hardware and Equipment Antonio Neri, Chief Executive Officer
Iberdrola* Spain Electric Utilities and Energy Related Ignacio S. Galán, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Iberia, Lineas Aereas de Espana, SA* Spain Air Transportation - Airlines Luis Gallego Martin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
IFF* USA Chemicals Andreas Fibig, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ignitis Group* Lithuania Electric Utilities and Energy Related Darius Maikstenas, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Infraestruturas de Portugal, S.A. Portugal Commercial services and supplies António Laranjo, Presidente
Ingka Group (IKEA Group)* Sweden Consumer Products and Durables Jesper Brodin, Chief Executive Officer & President
Inter IKEA Group* Netherlands Retailing Torbjörn Lööf, Chief Executive Officer
International Airlines Group (IAG) UK Air Transportation - Airlines Willie Walsh, Chief Executive Officer
Intrepid Travel* Australia Hospitality James Thornton, Chief Executive Officer
Intuit USA Software and Services Sasan Goodarzi, Chief Executive Officer
K-9 Internacional S.A* Costa Rica Security Ronald Sancho Fernández, General Manager
Klabin S.A.* Brazil Forest and Paper Products Cristiano Cardoso, Chief Executive Officer
Klöckner & Co Germany Mining - Metals (Iron, Aluminium, Other Metals) Gisbert Rühl
KLP* Norway Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Sverre Thornes, Chief Executive Officer
L'Oréal* France Consumer Products and Durables Jean-Paul Agon, Chief Executive Officer
Landsec* UK Real Estate Robert Noel, Chief Executive Officer
Lars Partners Uruguay Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Kevin Jakter, Chief Executive Officer
Legacy Vacation Resorts USA Hospitality Tony Picciano
Levi Strauss & Co.* USA Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Chip Bergh, President & Chief Executive Officer
Litoral Wines Portugal Food and Beverage processing Joao Almeida, Manager and Chief Executive Officer
Lojas Renner S.A.* Brazil Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Fabio Faccio, Chief Executive Officer
Lundbeck A/S* Denmark Pharmaceuticals & Biotech Deborah Dunsire, President and Chief Executive Officer
MAAL Associates, LLC USA Professional Services Chris Gassman, Chief Commercialization Officer
MacArthur Green United Kingdom Professional Services Kirsty MacArthur and David MacArthur, Directors
MaCher (USA) Inc.* USA Consumer Products and Durables Derek Hydon, Chief Executive Officer
Mahindra Group* India General Industries Anand Mahindra, Chief Executive Officer
MARUI GROUP CO.,LTD Japan Retailing Hiroshi Aoi, President & Chief Executive Officer
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga - Advogados* Brazil Professional Services José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz
Microsoft* USA Software and Services Satya Nadella
Midwestern Group Limited* Uganda Commercial services and supplies Aliyo Michael, Director
Moody's Corporation* USA Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Raymond McDaniel
Movida Brazil Transport Renato Horta Franklin, CEO
Multiplex Construction Europe UK Construction and Engineering John Flecker, Global Chief Executive Officer
Natura & Co* Brazil Consumer Products and Durables Roberto De Oliveira Marques, Executive Chairman
Nechi Group* Spain Software and Services Sergio Colado Garcia
Nestlé S.A.* Switzerland Food and beverage processing Mark Schneider, Chief Executive Officer
News Corp USA Media Robert James Thomson, CEO
Nogueira, Elias, Laskowski & Matias Advogados Brazil Specialized Consumer Services Eduardo Felipe Perez Matias, Partner
Nokia Corporation* Finland Technology Hardware and Equipment Rajeev Suri, President and Chief Executive Officer
NOS, SPGS, S.A.* Portugal Media Miguel Almeida, Chief Executive Officer
NOVO BANCO SA* Portugal Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance António Ramalho, Executive Board Director
Novo Nordisk A/S* Denmark Pharmaceuticals & Biotech Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen, Chief Executive Officer
Novozymes* Denmark Chemicals Peder Nielsen, President & Chief Executive Officer
NR Instant Produce Co., Ltd* Thailand Food and Beverage Processing Dan Pathomvanich, Chief Executive Officer
NRG Energy Inc. USA Electric Utilities and Energy Related Mauricio Gutiérrez, President & Chief Executive Officer
Olam International* Singapore Food Production - Agricultural Production Sunny Verghese, Co-Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer
ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.* Japan Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Gyo Sagara, President, Representative Director and Chief Executive Officer
Orange Group* France Telecommunications Stéphane Richard, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Orbia Advance Corporation S.A.B.* Mexico Chemicals Daniel Martinez, Chief Executive Officer
Orkla* Norway Food and Beverage Processing Terje Andersen, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer
Ørsted* Denmark Electric Utilities and Energy Related Henrik Poulsen, Chief Executive Officer
OXÏ-ZEN Solutions LLC Switzerland Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Christopher Mbanefo, Chief Executive Officer
Ozone International Indonesia Retailing Sendy Inka Casella
Pachama USA Technology Hardware and Equipment Diego Sáez Gil, Chief Executive Officer
Pago Company Ltd.* Cameroon Construction and Engineering Bate N. Okie, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
PensionDanmark* Denmark Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Torben Möger Pedersen, Chief Executive Officer
Pier2 Marketing* USA Media Gimena Pena Malcampo, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
PNZ-Produkte GmbH* Germany Consumer Products and Durables Marcel Pietsch, Chief Executive Officer
Qalaa Holdings* Egypt Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Ahmed Heikel, Chairman & Founder
Quidgest* Portugal Software and Services Cristina Marinhas, Chief Executive Officer
Quiero* Spain Professional Services Jose Illana, Founder
ReAcción / Alva Uruguay Professional Services Fernanda Ariceta, Managing Partner
Red Electrica de España* Spain Electric Utilities and Energy Related José Folgado, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited India Telecommunications Mukesh Ambani, Chairman & Managing Director
REN- Redes Energeticas Nacionais* Portugal Electric Utilities and Energy Related Rodrigo Costa, Chief Executive Officer
rePurpose USA Commercial services and supplies Peter Hwang Hjemdahl
Revenga Smart Solutions* Spain Telecommunications Arturo Revenga Shanklin, Chief Executive Officer
Royal DSM* Netherlands Chemicals Feike Sijbesma, Chief Executive Officer
Sacyr* Spain Construction Materials Manuel Manrique Cecilia
Saint-Gobain* France Building products Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chief Executive Officer, Inc* USA Software and Services Marc Benioff, Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer
SAP* Germany Software and Services Bill McDermott, Chief Executive Officer
Saudi Telecom Saudi Arabia Telecommunications Nasser bin Suleiman Al-Nasser
Scania* Sweden Electrical Equipment and Machinery Henrik Henriksson, Chief Executive Officer
Schneider Electric* France Electrical Equipment and Machinery Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chief Executive Officer
Scoop - Scorecode Texteis SA* Portugal Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Mafalda Pinto, Chief Executive Officer
Seventh Generation, Inc. USA Consumer Products and Durables Joey Bergstein, Chief Executive Officer
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA* Spain Electric Utilities and Energy Related Markus Tacke, Chief Executive Officer
Signify* Netherlands Electrical Equipment and Machinery Eric Rondolat, Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel)* Singapore Telecommunications Chua Sock Koong, Chief Executive Officer
Sky Group United Kingdom Media Jeremy Darroch
SkyPower* Canada Electric Utilities and Energy Related Kerry Adler, Chief Executive Officer
Smart Phases Inc. USA Electrical Equipment and Machinery Stephane Bilodeau, Founder & Chairman
Sodexo* France Hospitality Denis Machuel, Chief Executive Officer
Sopra Steria Group* France Software and Services Vincent Paris, Chief Executive Officer
South East Water* Australia Water Utilities Terri Benson, Managing Director
SQUARE Management Consulting* France Professional Services Jerome Boucheron, President
Storebrand ASA* Norway Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Odd Arild Grefstad, Chief Executive Officer
SUEZ* France Water Utilities Bertrand Camus, Chief Executive Officer
Sustainia Denmark Professional Services Rasmus Schjødt Pedersen, Chief Executive Officer & Senior Partner
Swiss Reinsurance* Switzerland Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Christian Mumenthaler, Group Chief Executive Officer
TDC A/S* Denmark Telecommunications Allison Kirkby, Chief Executive Officer
Telefónica* Spain Telecommunications José María Álvarez-Pallete López, Chief Executive Officer
Telia* Sweden Telecommunications Johan Dennelind, President & Chief Executive Officer
Tendam Retail S.A.* Spain Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Jaume Miquel, Chief Executive Officer
TenneT Holding BV* Netherlands Electric Utilities and Energy Related M.J.J. van Beek, Chief Executive Officer
Tesco* UK Food and Staples Retailing Dave Lewis, Group Chief Executive Officer
The Lux Collective Ltd* Singapore Hospitality Paul Jones, Chief Executive Officer
Tintex Textiles, S.A.* Portugal Textiles, Apparel, Luxury Goods Mario Jorge Silva, Chief Executive Officer
TMG Automotive* Portugal Automobiles and Components Dr. Isabel Furtado, Chief Executive Officer
Triciclos S.A.* Chile Solid Waste Management Utilities Veronica de la Cerda, Chief Executive Officer
Unilever* UK Consumer Products and Durables Alan Jope, Chief Executive Officer
Univar Solutions* USA Chemicals David Jukes, President & Chief Executive Officer
UPM-Kymmene* Finland Forest and Paper Products Jussi Pesonen
Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa* Brazil Hospitality Wilbert Das, Chief Executive Officer
VALORA Sustainability & Innovation* Spain Professional Services Senén Ferreiro Pãramo, Chief Executive Officer
Viña Concha y Toro* Chile Food and beverage processing Eduardo Guilisasti Gana, Chief Executive Officer
Viña Polkura SA Chile Food and beverage processing Sven Bruchfeld, Chief Executive Officer
Vodafone Group PLC* UK Telecommunications Nick Read, Chief Executive Officer
Wipro* India Software and Services Abidali Neemuchwala, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Yarra Valley Water* Australia Water Utilities Pat McCafferty, Managing Director
YASAVA Switzerland Air Transportation - Airlines Christopher Mbanefo, Chief Executive Officer
Zurich Insurance* Switzerland Banks, Diverse Financials and Insurance Mario Greco, Chief Executive Officer

* These companies are participants of the UN Global Compact. Click here for a full list of UN Global Compact participants.

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