Saturday, 5 December 2009

More Noblesse Oblige again

A shameless regurgitation of old material here, suggested by the following - forwarded to me by my co-conspirator Marc Hudson.

Four days before global climate change talks kick off in Copenhagen, more
than 850 UK and international companies are urging Prime Minister Gordon
Brown to push for an ambitious and equitable deal that can promote
sustainable growth, jobs and prosperity.
The organisations are endorsing a communiqué that is being presented to the
Prime Minister tonight by the Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group on
Climate Change.
The communiqué sets out the business case for a strong and effective UN
climate framework and underlines that economic development will not be
sustained unless the climate is stabilised, making it critical that we move
beyond the global downturn in a way that lays the foundation for low-carbon
The Corporate Leaders Group includes John Lewis, Shell, Tesco, Kingfisher,
Vodafone, Unilever and Lloyds Banking Group. The communiqué has already
secured the support of more than 850 companies based in over 50 countries,
including the US, most EU member states,

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