AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colourful world where life is improved by what we do. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.
Arabesque is an asset management firm dedicated to furthering sustainable investing around the globe, and making ESG products available to all. We bring a new dimension to investing, using self-learning quant models and big data to assess the performance and sustainability of globally listed companies. We believe that this new style of investment, aligned with the corporate sustainability movement, can firmly establish the business case for greater responsibility towards our planet and its peoples. Founded in 2013 following a management buyout from Barclays Bank, our firm has been built in cooperation with leading academics from universities including Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, Maastricht, and the German Fraunhofer Society. Ours is a story of partnership between leaders in finance, mathematics, and sustainability working together to develop the next generation of asset management.
BMW creates sheer driving pleasure from the perfect combination of dynamics, sporty performance, ground-breaking innovations and breath-taking design. The brand’s passionate promise for the future is born from the unique history of reinvention. BMW doesn't just build cars. The brand’s innovations and exceptional design create emotion, enthusiasm, fascination and thrills.
On the sustainable premium mobility front, BMW is taking another step towards the future through BMW i by combining electric drives, innovative materials and technologies in revolutionary concepts for the future. The focus is on a new understanding of premium that is defined by sustainability throughout the entire value chain.
City Developments Limited (CDL) is a Singapore-listed international real estate operating company with a global presence spanning 94 locations in 26 countries. In Singapore, CDL has developed over 36,000 homes and is amongst the largest commercial landlords.
In line with its ethos to ‘Conserve as it Constructs’, CDL has been leading the industry with green building innovation, from first-of-its-kind sustainable developments to embracing industry-changing building methods.
Globally, CDL has gained international recognition for sustainability excellence. It is ranked the Top Singapore Company and Top Real Estate Management and Development Company in the prestigious Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World 2017.
Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy. Our solutions are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss holds market-leading positions, across the Asia Pacific region, with 14 sales offices in 10 countries and with more than 100 partners joining forces to engineer the dreams of tomorrow – today.
ING is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering retail and wholesale banking services to customers in over 40 countries.
Sustainability forms an integral part of ING’s strategy, which is evidenced by ING’s ranking as a leader in the banks industry group by Sustainalytics.
We believe that being sustainable is not just about reducing our environmental footprint. As a bank, our role is to facilitate and finance society’s shift to sustainability. We are committed to better understanding the impact of our lending activities and working with our clients to drive progress towards a low-carbon and self-reliant society.
Interface is the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet, and has recently expanded into modular resilient flooring with a new luxury vinyl tile line. Our hard and soft tiles are designed to work together in an integrated flooring system. We are committed to sustainability and minimizing our impact on the environment while enhancing shareholder value. Today, our company's vision, Mission Zero has been called one of the most ambitious sustainability plans in history. Poised to reach this milestone by 2020, we are compelled to take on an even more audacious goal, the next powerful step in our journey: Climate Take Back. This new mission focuses on driving positive impacts in the world to create a climate fit for life.
Olam International is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 70 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 23,000 customers worldwide. We grow, source, process, manufacture, transport, trade and market 47 different agri-products. Our team of 70,000 employees work to bring essential agricultural products to homes around the globe every day.
Established in 1989, trading cashew from Nigeria to India, today we have built a global leadership position in many of our businesses.
Olam means “enduring” or “everlasting”. As the world progresses our agricultural systems must as well: this defines our core purpose of Re-imagining Global Agriculture while upholding our ethos of Growing Responsibly.”
Sindicatum Sustainable Resources finances and operates clean energy projects worldwide and produces sustainable resources from the utilization of natural resources and waste. Their long-term strategy is to create value from the mitigation of climate change and promotion of sustainable development through the beneficial utilization of natural resources and waste products. The sustainable resources Sindicatum aims to create include, on a portfolio basis, clean energy and sustainable commodities such as bio-fuels and products manufactured from natural resources and agricultural waste, as well as environmental commodities. Their investors include three leading US university endowments, five prominent US charitable foundations and global financial institutions representing the commodity, banking, insurance and alternative investment sectors.