Gigaton Awards, Rewarding Big Steps in Carbon and Greenhouse Gases Emission Reduction

No outrageous, explosive manner requested for the Gigaton Awards whose first winners were announced on December 4, 2010 at the World Climate Summit in Cancun.

Here's the commitment you had to make to in order to win:

"Reduce annual  emissions of carbon dioxide and equivalent greenhouse gases (CO2e) by at least 1 billion metric tons -a gigaton- by 2020"

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In this first batch, Green Biz reports that the 6 winners were:

Suzlon (Energy), Vodafone Group (Telecommunications), Reckitt Benckiser Group (Consumer Staples), Nike (Consumer Discretionary), 3M (Industrials) and GDF Suez (Utilities)

The Gigaton Prizes are awarded by Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room and Sunil Paul, founder of the Gigaton Awards.

Sober and eventful for Green Day # 156

Previously: Cracked Windshields Turned into Pilsner Glasses, Green Gift Ideas

 

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