Climate action pledged by companies in Iceland

Whale-watching and fishing boats in the harbour of Reykjavik, Iceland. Photo: UNEP GRID Arendal/Peter Prokosch

Businesses in Iceland are being urged to "dig" into their operations to find ways to reduce harmful gas emissions.

More than one hundred institutions and companies have met in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik, where they signed a Declaration on Climate Issues aimed at encouraging local environmental initiatives.

The declaration comes two weeks ahead of a United Nations conference in Paris, where it's hoped a universal deal will be agreed to slow down climate change.

Cristina Silveiro has been talking to Ketill Magnusson, Director of FESTA, the Icelandic centre for corporate responsibility.

She began by asking what the companies had agreed to.

Duration: 3’21″

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