Business can make a difference to climate change
By acting NOW!
To turn the tables on climate change we need to act now.
And it's not just the environment that will benefit. Cutting energy
consumption has a 'triple win' outcome: reduced CO2
emissions, financial savings and a stronger green
Grundfos is a proud partner in Act NOW, which is a partnership
between private, public and non-governmental organisations. Its
goal is to advance the cause of reducing energy consumption and
CO2 emissions through fostering greater awareness of the
solutions and technologies available to us - NOW.
"The message in Act NOW is that all parties, politicians and
private businesses alike, must take action," says Grundfos CEO,
Carsten Bjerg. "Act NOW bridges the gap between commitment and
action by engaging decision-makers from business, politics and NGOs
so that they learn how easy and fast we can create improvements for
business and climate issues."
For participants, 'Act NOW' entails a commitment to taking full
advantage of the energy efficient solutions already available,
rather than sitting around waiting for future technology to come to
Act NOW's origin lies in Grundfos and our focus on meeting the
energy challenge now. Based on the fact that pumps account for as
much as 10 per cent of the world's electricity consumption, it was
initially designed to create awareness about the hidden
opportunities that solutions like pumps present in lowering
CO2 emissions and reducing energy consumption.
Since its start, Act NOW has grown to become its own
non-affiliated entity, most recently uniting forces with the
European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard. It will
help support the EU initiative, 'A World You Like' that spreads
knowledge about green initiatives in Europe by delivering specific
examples of energy efficient technology that is ready to be
Visit www.actnow-movement.com for more information or
to see how your company can become involved.