08 Feb '18, 10am

Why low-carbon advocates large and small should speak up

"When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." Yes, Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai was referencing education for girls when she uttered this sentiment. But it's a philosophy that corporate sustainability teams would do well to remember. Even in a U.S. federal policy climate that seems hostile to prioritizing regulations intended to protect the environment or accelerate renewable energy and other low-carbon technologies, there's ample opportunity to shape policies at the local and state level, according to a panel of business advocacy experts speaking Wednesday at GreenBiz 18 in Scottsdale, Arizona. "Some of you might wonder what the appropriations process in Washington, D.C., right now has to do with you or the infrastructure bill or even the farm bill," said Nicole Lederer, chair and co-founder of E2, a non-partisan, non-profit specializing in pol...

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