November 7, 2016
The Paris Conference saw the signing of a historic agreement by the world’s leading powers to keep the global temperature rise “well below” 2°C. One year on, it is time to translate this decision into action.
Held in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 7 to 18, COP 22 aims to reaffirm and reinforce international efforts to fight climate change, especially in Africa, a continent that is too often overlooked in international negociations.
AXA has joined COP 22 in the fight against climate change. The Group emphasizes responsible investing, embeds corporate responsibility and sustainability criteria into its products and services, and works closely with research institutions and the various stakeholders to reduce its carbon footprint.
Since the signing of the Paris Agreement in December 2015, prior to which AXA had announced its divestment from companies most exposed to coal-related activities, the Group has launched large-scale initiatives to fight climate change: