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7 - 18 November, 2022
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Climate Action Innovation Zone

First Movers Coalition Announcement


The World Economic Forum and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry announced the expansion of a coalition of global companies to commit $12 billion in 2030 purchase commitments for green technologies to decarbonize the cement and concrete industry and other hard-to-abate sectors.

John Kerry announced the expansion alongside Brad Smith, President and Vice-Chair of Microsoft, Mads Nipper, Chief Executive Officer of Ørsted, and Fernando González, Chief Executive Officer of CEMEX.

  • “If we’re going to keep 1.5 degrees alive – and that is our goal – we have an enormous challenge ahead of us to bring to scale new technologies, and to harness the deeply capable capacity of the private sector and entrepreneurs”
    John Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate


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