Transformative solutions presented at B4E

Transformative solutions presented at B4E


A report issued by the Low Carbon Leaders Project, supported by the UN Global Compact and WWF, will tell the Business for Environment (B4E) Conference in Mexico City that transformations in the way that needs are met would produce much greater emissions reductions than incremental improvements in existing technology.

“Low Carbon Leaders are the companies who understand that saving the climate depends on revolutionizing the current economy so that the needs we have can be satisfied in totally new ways,” says Stefan Henningsson, Director of WWF Sweden’s climate change programme and member of the Low Carbon Leaders steering group.

“These companies don’t see carbon constraints as a threat, they use it as a driver for innovation. Instead of only improving current products on the margin, the winners in the low-carbon economy focus on what service that best can meet the needs and develop solutions for that. In this way that can increase revenues while taking carbon out of the economy”.

The report Low Carbon Leaders – Transformative Solutions Leadership lists twelve examples of ‘transformative low-carbon solutions’ that can provide services in a new and energy efficient way. Some of these solutions have the potential to build inverse relationships between revenues and emissions.

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