14 Nov '17, 8am

Major U.S. businesses have pledged to #ActOnClimate. Here's what that looks like.

Major U.S. businesses have pledged to #ActOnClimate. Here's what that looks like.

Country negotiators are in the spotlight at UN climate negotiations in Bonn. But the private sector will be represented at COP23 as well, particularly from the United States . Major U.S. corporations are stepping up on climate action because they understand the grave risk this threat poses to their customers and bottom lines. Increasingly, they are taking bold action to do their part to solve the problem. To date, 57 U.S.-based companies , including 35 Fortune 500 companies, have committed to science-based targets, which align with the Paris Agreement's goal of keeping global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius. And despite the Trump administration's efforts to roll back climate protections, a new report from America's Pledge shows how U.S. businesses have affirmed their commitment to reduce emissions and build a clean energy economy, including through the " We A...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/blog/2017/11/major-us-businesses-have-...

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