News Corporation Joins The Climate Group
- 09 May 2007
News Corporation, one of the world's largest global media companies, has become a member of The °Climate Group in order to help meet its commitment to making a long-term positive impact on climate change.
The °Climate Group will support News Corp.'s efforts to reduce its operations' energy consumption and to engage its millions of readers, viewers and web users around the world on the issue of climate change.
"The °Climate Group has been a great partner in helping us learn about the issue of climate change and in guiding the direction of our efforts," said Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO, News Corporation. "We look forward to continuing our work with The °Climate Group and its members to address our own impact on climate change and to inspire the general public, our audiences, to take action on this issue."
Dr. Steve Howard, CEO of The °Climate Group, said: "For a global problem that is about raising awareness and changing behaviors, no one is better positioned than News Corporation to engage people on this issue and inspire action around the world."
"A global issue of this magnitude requires a similar scale response in order to avert the worst scenarios of the effects of climate change," continues Howard. "This is why it's so exciting that News Corp. is taking real leadership on climate change and will be able to reach and engage their millions of viewers worldwide."
About News Corporation
News Corporation (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) has a market capitalization of approximately $70 billion and had total assets as of December 31, 2006 of approximately US$59 billion and total annual revenues of approximately US$27 billion. News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. The activities of News Corporation are conducted principally in the United States, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Asia and the Pacific Basin.
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