Monday, February 15, 2021

mit 13 company climate consortium


 inaugural members of the MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium are:

  • Accenture is a global professional services company 
  • Apple is a global leader in technology innovation, 
  • Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company 
  • Cargill is a global food manufacturer with the goal of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.
  • Dow is a global manufacturer of innovative products that solve the materials science challenges of its customers and contribute to a more sustainable world. 
  • IBM is a hybrid cloud platform and artificial intelligence company.
  • Inditex is one of the world’s largest fashion retail groups with eight distinct brands focused on fitting its products to meet customer demands in a sustainable way through an integrated platform of physical and online stores.
  • LafargeHolcim is the world's global leader in building materials and solutions at the forefront of sustainable construction.
  • MathWorks develops mathematical computing software used to accelerate the pace of engineering and science.
  • Nexplore (Hochtief) is an innovative company that develops technology solutions to digitize the infrastructure sector, using next-generation technologies including artificial intelligence, blockchain, computer vision, natural language processing, and internet of things. Nexplore was founded in 2018 by HOCHTIEF, one of the largest infrastructure construction groups worldwide.
  • Rand-Whitney Containerboard (RWCB), a Kraft Group companyis a manufacturer of lightweight, high-performance recycled linerboard for corrugated containers, using the most environmentally sustainable production processes and methods.
  • PepsiCo is a global food and beverage company that aims to use its scale, reach, and expertise to help build a more sustainable food system.
  • Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services.

Jeffrey Grossman will serve as director of the MCSC. A steering committee comprised of faculty spanning all five of MIT’s schools and the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, will help to drive the work of the consortium.

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