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Puma ties up with COP21
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Oct '15
Puma, one of the world's leading athletic footwear and apparel maker has announced a partnership agreement with the 21st session of the United Nations Conference of Parties, also called COP21. As an official partner of the UN Climate Change Conference, Puma will equip 180 students in charge of welcoming visitors from all over the world at Parisian stations, the company said I a press release.

During the COP21 conference, which will take place from November 30 to December 11, 2015 inParis, these trainee hosts and hostesses will wear Puma outfits consisting of a T-shirt and a hoodie entirely made of organic cotton.

To present the outfit specifically designed for the COP21, Puma brought on board an ambassador: Luc Abalo, right winger of the French national squad and of PSG Handball, double handball world champion. “It is with great pride that I wear these clothes designed by Puma for the UN Climate Change Conference. Protecting the environment is essential for the future of our planet, and I am delighted to be the PUMA ambassador for this important cause,” the French handball player said.

Björn Gulden, Chief Executive Officer of Puma SE said: “Becoming an official partner of COP21 was a logical step for Puma given our on-going commitment to environmental protection. For us, it is essential to contribute to the search for effective solutions to limit global warming to 2°C.” (SH)

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