Tackling the climate crisis with innovative green technologies
Through their collective power, global businesses working in the First Movers Coalition are making technologies of tomorrow commercially viable today.
The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport and infrastructure solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase customer up-time and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. It is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs almost 95,000 people and serves customers in more than 190 markets. In 2021, net sales amounted to SEK372 billion (€37 billion). Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
Purchasing departments in major companies have considerable power to help reduce indirect emissions. They can make more impact by forming 'buyers' clubs'.
The emerging field of green chemistry aims to design products and processes through minimizing the use of hazardous substances – which is good for the environment and for business
The Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Supply Chains is enabling more resilient, sustainable and inclusive manufacturing ecosystems and supply chains.
The Centre for Financial and Monetary Systems is designing and developing a financial system that effectively allocates capital and investment in support of planet, people, and communities.
The Centre for Nature and Climate is accelerating net-zero climate action, regenerates food, water and ocean systems, and promotes circular economies.