On the Road to #COP23 Schneider Electric Showcases Programs to Meet the Objectives of the Fight Against Climate Change

Sep 19, 2017 11:35 AM ET

After a successful COP22 in Marrakech (Morocco), the Climate Chance World Summit conference took place in Agadir, Morocco. It is the biggest event for non-state actors (local authorities, companies, NGOS, etc.) before COP23, gathering more than 300 speakers. As a participant of, Schneider Electric showed some solutions and programs that combine social business models with clean technologies in order to harmonize actions performed in the fight against climate change and for the implementation of the 17 Sustainable  Development Goals “

“We provide affordable technology to integrate solar energy to give access to electricity to the areas not connected to the grid and to help reduce energy consumption and greenhouse emissions. .” explains Gilles Vermot Desroches, CSO, Schneider Electric.

So far, the company has served, 4.2 million households with clean access to energy, especially in Africa and Asia. Furthermore, the whole education and health care system can serve more demanding people. At the same time, to ensure close the energy gap, we invest capital and guide participants a new way of life, ultimately to better support their families and their business. “This new Climate Chance edition is a unique opportunity to demonstrate collectively that it is through the reinforcement and streamlining of concrete actions that we will succeed in meeting the objectives of the fight against climate change. It is also an opportunity to develop sustainability awareness and mobilization thanks to the Schneider Electric Foundation,” completes Desroches. 

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