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Telefonica commits to UN's revised climate targets

Friday 26 July 2019 | 10:39 CET | News
Telefonica said it has joined 27 other major companies worldwide in that have committed to establishing new emission reduction targets to limit the negative impacts of climate change. The company has endorsed the "Business Ambition for 1.5°C: Our Only Future" initiative, backed by a broad alliance of businesses, civil society and UN leaders, to contain global temperature rises at 1.5°C, above pre-industrial levels.

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