Leaders from around the world have joined the First Movers Coalition. The First Movers Coalition has been launched at COP26. The partnership between US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and the World Economic Forum will accelerate demand for zero-carbon technology. Here’s a summary of key talking points from the coalition’s launch. Businesses are a ‘critical component’ leading the race to net zero, John Kerry said, as he launched the First Movers Coalition at COP26. The US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and COP veteran sounded a note of optimism, saying: “There’s a dynamic setting into this COP, it’s different, there’s more energy, more focus, more sense of urgency than I’ve seen at any of these meetings ever. “And there is a critical component… for the first time, and in a massive way, the private sector is at the table and, frankly, leading in the way that even some governments are not.” Sumant Sinha, Chairman and Managing Director, ReNew Power Limited; Kara Hurst, Vice President, Worldwide Sustainability, Amazon; Anna Borg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vattenfall AB; Brian T. Moynihan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America; Rich Lesser, Global Chair, Boston Consulting Group; Børge Brende, President, […]

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