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IBM, Coca-Cola and more lead new corporate sustainability council

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Tech giant IBM and the World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the development of the Innovations in Environmental Sustainability Council. Made up of global corporate giants like Coca-Cola, Boeing, GM, Disney and more, this new council is committed to finding new solutions to sustainability issues into every aspect of their business: energy, water, infrastructure, materials, etc.

“As part of IBM's broad based commitment to environmental leadership, we are always interested in how today's best practices can transform sustainability in business,” explained Wayne Balta, IBM's Vice President of Corporate Environmental Affairs and Product Safety in the press release. “Innovation goes a long way to accelerate sustainability, and we look forward to collaborating with other like-minded companies.”

The first meeting of this new council is scheduled to happen in Orlando, Florida on February 7-8.