ABB is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 135,000 employees.
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.
Asia Plantation Capital (APC) is the owner and operator of a diverse range of commercial plantation and farming businesses globally. It has provided sustainable forestry and agricultural land acquisition and development services for over 10 years. Working closely with, and supporting fragile local communities, is an underlying core principle of its business, providing social and cultural support, as well as investment, to encourage them to move away from deforestation and illegal logging activities as a main income source. APC believes that corporate responsibility is not simply about securing profit, but also involves a positive contribution to society and the environment.
Autodesk makes software for people who make things. If you’ve ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you’ve experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with our software. Autodesk gives you the power to make anything. For more information visit autodesk.com or follow @autodesk.
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.
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.
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.
Thai Union Group PCL is the world’s seafood leader bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for almost 40 years, proud of our global brand portfolio. Our vision is to become the world’s most trusted seafood leader, caring for our resources to nurture generations to come. As a company, we are firmly committed to innovative, sustainable and ethical business practices, encouraging globally responsible behavior at every level. Thai Union is a proud member of the United Nations Global Compact, a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainable Foundation and the company’s work in sustainability has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for three years running, and has been named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index.