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Major shippers like Lego and Ikea demand climate action after coronavirus

Some of the biggest customers of container lines, like Nestlé, Lego and Ikea, demand that politicians prioritize climate change mitigation once the corona pandemic is beaten. And not to do as they did after the financial crisis, the companies emphasize.

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If there were any container lines of the opinion that the corona pandemic will be so expensive that there will be no money left for climate change mitigation, they are now treated to the view of several of the world's largest shippers on the matter.

While the pandemic is still raging, having shut down several economies, an industrial group partaken in by major companies like Nestlé, Lego, Ikea and Volvo, have banded together to put pressure on politicians to maintain climate change mitigation efforts.

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