03 Dec '11, 8pm

Gigaton 2011 Winners: Tesco, Philips, Schneider, Suntech, Swisscom & Centrica

Gigaton 2011 Winners: Tesco, Philips, Schneider, Suntech, Swisscom & Centrica

As government negotiators hit the halfway mark to reach an agreement on climate policy at the COP17 UN climate summit in South Africa, there's a looming sense that progress on the policy front is a long time in coming. So perhaps it's a fitting counterpoint to recognize the business leaders that are already making major steps on reducing their greenhouse gas awards. The second annual Gigaton Awards , announced tonight at an awards ceremony tonight during the World Climate Summit, named six companies as global leaders on real-world progress in reducing their carbon impacts. The firms, Tesco, Philips, SunTech, Schneider Electric, Swisscom and Centrica, are the ones that have done the most to inspire gigaton-scale carbon emissions reductions in their sectors over the last 12 months. The awards were presented by the not-for-profit Carbon War Room, in conjunction with Carbon Di...

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