MCSC member companies recognize industry’s profound responsibility for action on climate change and its unique ability to rapidly deploy and optimize solutions. Representing the heart of global capital, they have committed not only to working with MIT but with each other, to confront climate challenge with the urgency required to realize their goals – and to be part of solving this existential threat for society.

These industry leaders can both help inspire transformative change within their own sectors and demonstrate the value of working together, across sectors, at scale.

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, the company offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Accenture’s 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. The company embraces the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.

Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Apple’s five software platforms — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. As the top U.S. exporter, the company supports commercial and government customers in more than 150 countries and leverages the talents of a global supplier base. Building on a legacy of aerospace leadership, Boeing continues to lead in technology and innovation, deliver for its customers and invest in its people and future growth.

Cargill’s 155,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve our Cargill is a global food manufacturer with the goal of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Cargill connects farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive. Cargill combines 155 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture.

Dow combines chemistry, biology, and physics to create innovative products in several key markets. Dow works with experts in almost every industry to help solve materials science challenges that help advance customers’ business goals and contribute to a more sustainable world. Dow’s portfolio includes: Packaging & Specialty Plastics, Performance Materials & Coatings, Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure.

IBM is the hybrid cloud platform and AI company.

Inditex is one of the world’s largest fashion retail groups, made up of eight distinct brands (Zara, Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Stradivarius, Oysho, Zara Home and Uterqüe) operating in more than 200 markets through its online platform and stores. Its innovative business model – based on the digital integration of every stage of the fashion process (design, manufacturing, logistics and stores) ­­- is key in meeting customer demands through three pillars: availability, agility and sustainability.

As the world’s global leader in building materials and solutions, LafargeHolcim is committed to being the most innovative and sustainable player in its industry to build a world that works for people and the planet. Building a net zero future, LafargeHolcim offers a range of innovative solutions from ECOPact green concrete, enabling carbon-neutral construction, to 3D printing to build more with less. At the forefront of the circular economy, the company is a global leader in recycling waste as a source of energy and raw materials with products like Susteno, its leading circular cement. Innovation is at the core of the company’s strategy, with more than half of its R&D projects dedicated to greener solutions. LafargeHolcim is the partner of choice to make buildings greener and smarter from their foundations to their roofs, across its 70 markets with its entrepreneurial team of 70,000 colleagues, driving its four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

MathWorks develops mathematical computing software used to accelerate the pace of engineering and science. MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink is a block diagram environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain and embedded engineering systems. The company produces over 100 additional products supporting a wide range of applications including artificial intelligence, earth sciences and autonomous systems. MATLAB and Simulink are also fundamental teaching and research tools in the world’s universities and learning institutions. Founded in 1984, MathWorks employs more than 5000 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts.

Nexplore is an innovative company that develops technology solutions to digitize the infrastructure sector, using next generation technologies including AI, Blockchain, Computer Vision, NLP, and IoT. Nexplore was founded in 2018 by HOCHTIEF, one of the largest infrastructure construction groups worldwide.

PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack and beverage corporation. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo, believes that there is an opportunity to change how the world produces, distributes, consumes, and disposes of foods and beverages in order to tackle the shared challenges we face. PepsiCo aims to use their scale, reach, and expertise to help build a more sustainable food system; one that can meet human needs for nutrition and enjoyment, and continue to drive economic and social development, without exceeding the natural boundaries of the planet.

Rand-Whitney Containerboard (RWCB), a Kraft Group company, is a manufacturer of lightweight, high performance recycled linerboard for corrugated containers. Since 1995, RWCB has manufactured linerboard using the most environmentally sustainable methods. RWCB containerboard is produced from 100 percent OCC (old, corrugated containers), diverting nearly 1,000 tons of solid waste per day from landfill or burn facilities. Additionally, RCWB uses treated effluent from the municipal wastewater treatment plant as its process water, reusing over 500,000 gallons per day. RWCB’s operation generates its own power with a high-efficiency natural gas turbine in a combined cycle or co-gen plant using waste heat from the exhaust to create steam and other heat syncs for its manufacturing process, which lowers emissions. Transportation routes on customer deliveries are carefully planned and integrated to maximize the use of backhauls for inbound OCC to optimize freight costs and minimize the carbon footprint.  RWCB’s focus on sustainable operations is one example of the Kraft Group’s overall leadership in environmentally sound operational practices, minimizing its environmental impact through technology and innovation.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.