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Pirelli signs “The 2°C Challenge Communiqué” declaration

Together with other business leaders, Pirelli has signed the Corporate Leaders’ Group on Climate Change document, a pragmatic instrument created by the University of Cambridge on the initiative of by the Prince of Wales. Since its origination, the document has aimed at grouping together the largest British, European and international businesses, united in their conviction that a new long-term policy is indispensible in affronting climate change.

The 2°C Challenge Communiqué invites governments to halt the stall in international negotiations and take the necessary steps at a national level to ensure sustainable growth and a climate-friendly economy.

Pirelli has already adhered to the Cancun Communiqué, as it has to the Communiqué of Copenhagen in 2009 and that of Bali in 2007, the first document for the development of concrete strategies through the joint intervention of governments for a comprehensive world agreement on climate.

To read the complete document, download the pdf.

The commitments made in this manner by Pirelli translate into objectives, which are: the reduction of its own greenhouse effect gas emissions by 15% by the end of 2015 compared to 2009 values.

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