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Kingspan Insulated Panels North America Commits to the President’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge

We applaud the growing number of countries that have already set ambitious targets for climate action. In this context, we support the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward toward a low-carbon, sustainable future.

We recognize that delaying action on climate change will be costly in economic and human terms, while accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy will produce multiple benefits with regard to sustainable economic growth, public health, resilience to natural disasters, and the health of the global environment.

We put forth our pledges as follows:

Kingspan Insulated Metal Panels – North America and as a Global Enterprise applauds the growing number of countries that have already set ambitious targets for climate action. In this context, we support the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward toward a low-carbon, sustainable future. To that commitment, Kingspan North America is sending a delegate to the Paris COP meeting through participation in the Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

We recognize that delaying action on climate change will be costly in economic and human terms, while accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy will produce multiple benefits with regard to sustainable economic growth, public health, resilience to natural disasters, and the health of the global environment.

Building on the 2010 Kingspan Global Corporate pledge, Kingspan Insulated Panels – North America pledges to:

Savings of 1.4% per year beyond achieving the Better Plants goal (25% improvement in energy intensity) in 2015, cumulative CO2 emissions avoided by the end of the current pledge period (2021) is 10,615,053 kg.CO2.eq. By extending the pledge beyond 2021 with the same rate (1.4% per year), by the end of year 2025, Kingspan would achieve ~39% improvement in energy intensity. This is equivalent to avoiding CO2 emissions of 12,882,490 kg.CO2.eq.

This Climate Pledge was step 1. in deciding to be part of the Paris COP21.

As an industry leader Kingspan recognizes the serious challenges facing our global ecosystem, Kingspan is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its business operations, products and services. - See more at: http://www.kingspanpanels.us/sustainability#sthash.Kdjyz8Ih.dpuf

 
Posted on 12/1/2015 3:49:01 PM


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