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Infographic timeline: Explore #10yearsof The Climate Group

16 January 2014
Infographic timeline: Explore #10yearsof The Climate Group

LONDON: This year The Climate Group is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a series of activities that highlight our past achievements, as well as drive forward our work to secure a thriving low carbon future for all.

The Climate Group started life 10 years ago, and today is an international coalition of some of the world’s most powerful leaders. It is globally recognized for its exceptional impact on the climate debate, and respected as one of the world’s most influential non-profits.

Our membership is made up of over 100 major brands, sub-national governments and international institutions. The combined revenue of our corporate members is estimated to be in excess of US$1 trillion, while our regional government partners represent almost half a billion people. Together, the people and partners who make up The Climate Group are now delivering programs worth millions of dollars that are driving a new, clean industrial revolution.

Below are some highlights from our #10yearsof climate leadership and innovation around the world. 

You can also explore our story in this picture gallery and through the below infographic timeline. Click the dates to find out more.

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#10yearsof The Climate Group UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, launches The Climate Group in London The pioneering Carbon Down, Profits Up first edition is released We help convene the C20: The World Cities Leadership Climate Change Summit We host the first Climate Leaders Summit The book NorthSouthEastWest is launched and the exhibition tours the world for two years HSBC becomes carbon neutral BSkyB joins The Climate Group - and goes carbon neutral US Office Long Beach Climate and Energy Roundtable takes place with Prime Minister Tony Blair, Governor Schwarzenegger and 15 CEOs An American Clean Revolution Californian Governor Schwarzenegger signs Climate Bill AB32 The Climate Group works with partners to develop the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) The Climate Group is a founding member of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute Five major financial institutions sign our Climate Principles China's Clean Revolution report is published The Together campaign is launched in the US The influential SMART 2020: Enabling the Low Carbon Economy in the Information Age is published The Climate Group The Climate Group Twitter Together campaign launches in the UK The States and Regions Alliance has 25 active members, participating in six best practice working groups and has announced seven additional statements and declarations. Breaking the Climate Deadlock initiative begins We publish Doing the Deal: Key Elements for a Copenhagen Climate Agreement as part of Breaking the Climate Deadlock Climate Week NYC is launched The Climate Group partners with major international airlines for our Aviation Global Deal Group LightSavers is launched in Hong Kong We hosted The Business Summit on Climate Leadership 2010 in Hong Kong LightSavers is introduced in Kolkata, India Our 1,000 Village project is selected by the UN as one of 10 worldwide Lighthouse Projects of the UN's Momentum for Change at COP17 Information Marketplaces: The New Economics of Cities is published Delivering Low Carbon Growth: a Guide to China's 12th Five Year Plan is published China Redesign is launched We launch our new project, Shaping China's Climate Finance Policy The Climate Group launches the Clean Revolution campaign at Rio+20 The results of our LightSavers global trials are published at Rio+20 The fifth anniversary of Climate Week NYC BT presents its carbon abatement program and methodology Net Good The Climate Group launches Bijli - Clean Energy for All The Climate Group The Climate Group Twitter The Climate Group The Montreal Declaration of Federated States and Regions is signed by over 50 sub-national governments and marks the beginning of The Climate Group's States and Regions Alliance.

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