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Apple joins First Movers Coalition to accelerate decarbonization technologies

Apple has joined the First Movers Coalition, Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives, tweeted. She said the goal is to “help accelerate new decarbonization technologies

.”The First Movers Coalition is a partnership between the World Economic Forum and the US Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. It will officially launch on Nov. 4.

Participating companies will commit to buying low-carbon products by 2030 to help develop green supply chains and meet the world’s climate goals.

“The United States and World Economic Forum are launching the First Movers Coalition…[which] is starting with more than two dozen of the world’s largest and most innovative companies. The Coalition represents eight major sectors that comprise 30% of global emissions that we now are dealing with,” President Biden said during a speech to COP26 (UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties) on Tuesday. “These companies will be critical partners in pushing for viable alternatives to decarbonize these industrial sectors and more,” he added. 

Among the companies who have already joined the coalition are Apple, Boston Consulting Group, AP Møller–Mærsk, Vattenfall, Dalmia Cement, Volvo Group, Fortescue Metals Group and Yara International. The full list will be announced on Thursday.

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