First Movers Coalition

The First Movers Coalition in the News

Canada Joins First Movers Coalition to Commercialize Zero-Carbon Technologies Globally, 18 January 2023

From cleaner air to well-paying jobs, clean technologies lay the foundation for a stronger, greener and more sustainable economy that creates opportunities for all Canadians. The Government of Canada is firmly committed to building partnerships to strengthen cleantech innovation and adoption at home and abroad, positioning Canada as a world leader in the emerging low-carbon economy, and meeting our emissions reduction targets of 40% below 2005 levels by 2030 and net zero by 2050.

FMC & Mission Innovation at COP27

FMC Leaders Panel at COP27, 8 November 2022

Coming together one year after the First Movers Coalition launch at COP27, Secretary John Kerry and Børge Brende, President, World Economic Forum, will share exciting announcements on the progress that has been made to date, including the expansions to new sectors, companies, and government partners.

FMC commits $12 billion to Commercialize Zero-Carbon Tech.

The cement and concrete industry is the latest sector to be added to the coalition, in addition to the work currently being done on steel, aluminum, aviation, shipping, trucking, and advanced carbon dioxide removal solutions, with a total of 65 members which combine for ~$8 trillion in market capitalization. Read the Press Release launched at COP27.

FMC launches the Infrastructure Pillar with the Singaporean Minister of Transport and leading infrastructure companies in Singapore. The event was hosted by Inaugural Member PSA.

Consumers can play a central role in decarbonizing cement and steel, Industrial Analytics Platform, September 2022

A cutting-edge drive to create a harmonized demand signal for green industrial products.

Image: Paula Prekopova via Unsplash

First Movers Coalition at Circular Shift in Amsterdam, 8 June 2022


World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2022, Davos
Press Conference: First Movers Coalition Announce Expansion

Join Secretary Kerry and key government officials and global CEOs as they announce a major expansion of the First Movers Coalition to decarbonize the global economy.

The USA and Norway join forces on a green industrial partnership:

Norway is the first partner country in the American industrial coalition First Movers Coalition. Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre received the US special envoy for climate change, John Kerry in Oslo on Friday 6 May, together with CEO of Yara Svein Tore Holsether.

Image: Yngve Angvik, Ministry of Trade and Industry

Norway first out: Becomes a partner in Biden's climate alliance:

Norway will be the first country to enter into a partnership in the American industrial coalition "First Movers Coalition".

US climate envoy John Kerry met with Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre (Labor Party) on Friday to discuss partnerships in Biden's climate alliance
US climate envoy John Kerry met with Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre (Labor Party) on Friday to discuss partnerships in Biden's climate alliance
Image: Ministry of Trade and Industry

Joint statement on climate:

Joint statement on climate
John Kerry and Jonas Gahr Støre: Joint statement on climate
Image: Marte Lerberg Kopstad/Office of the Prime Minister

Agenda Dialogue:

Comments from The Hon. Gina Raimondo, US Secretary of Commerce:

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