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9 december 2014

COP20 in Lima (Peru): Veolia promotes the collective construction of climate solutions

During a session organized by Veolia and the Peruvian Ministry of Environment in Lima, Pierre Victoria, Director of Sustainable Development at Veolia, and Ramón Rebuelta, Director of Latin America, supported emission mitigation and climate change adaptation solutions developed with regions.

Lima COP 20


Veolia ‘s mission commits the company to mobilize for the climate: “Resourcing the world”, means developing access to resources, as well as preserving and recycling them, by inventing a low carbon economy in each region, in collaboration with local stakeholders and policy makers. It also means adopting new uses of resources, more restrained and efficient, notably by developing renewable sources of energy.

 


 

 "In Lima we wanted to show that co-construction with regions is a key to combating climate change”, said Pierre Victoria. “Local stakeholders, communities, businesses, and NGOs are all part of the solution for the climate". Already, in eight latin American countries, a region which is particularly vulnerable to climate change, Veolia is developing public private water and waste management partnerships.


Veolia and climate mobilization

 

Following the UN Climate Summit in New York in September and the COP20 in Lima, Veolia is continuing its involvement in the international mobilization of countries, companies, and society to ensure that the Paris COP21 in December 2015 is a decisive stage in climate negotiations.