RB's hands-on approach to influencing better health and hygiene
In India, 750 million people live without access to basic sanitation, with over 120,000 children under the age of five dying from diarrhea and respiratory infections annually. Enabling to help people lead healthier life for more than 200 years, global consumer health and hygiene company Reckitt Benckiser (RB) knew they could create a positive impact on this widespread problem. Using their expertise, RB set out to instigate a behavioral change that would ultimately build healthier and happier communities.
Microsoft’s carbon reduction moonshot
In January 2020, Microsoft was the first major corporation to set a bold goal to be carbon negative — moving beyond carbon neutral — by 2030, and by 2050 to remove all the carbon it has emitted into the atmosphere since its founding in 1975. Microsoft also created the Climate Innovation Fund, committing $1 billion to fund new innovations and climate solutions, including carbon removal. And, the company committed to a high level of transparency so others could learn from what worked and what didn’t.