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Amazon joins We Mean Business coalition to help promote carbon reduction goals worldwide

Friday 17 July 2020 | 09:56 CET | News
Amazon has joined the We Mean Business coalition of businesses looking to accelerate the reduction of carbon emissions in the world. The global nonprofit works with over 1,200 companies, including the IKEA Foundation, with a total market capitalisation of USD 24.8 trillion, to advance policies on climate change and to keep the coming temperature rise to 1.5 degree centigrade.

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