31 Jul '15, 10am

Today 365 Companies & Investors Announce Support for EPA's Clean Power Plan: via @CeresNews

Today 365 Companies & Investors Announce Support for EPA's Clean Power Plan: via @CeresNews

In an unprecedented show of business support for tackling climate change, 365 companies and investors sent letters today to more than two-dozen governors across the United States voicing their support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for existing power plants and encouraging the state’s “timely finalization” of state implementation plans to meet the new standards. The letter, organized by sustainability advocacy group Ceres , comes just days before the expected finalization of the rule aimed at reducing U.S. power plant carbon pollution by 30 percent by 2030. “Our support is firmly grounded in economic reality,” wrote the businesses, including industry giants such as General Mills, Mars Inc., Nestle, Staples, Unilever and VF Corporation . “Clean energy solutions are cost effective and innovative ways to drive investment and reduce greenhouse gas e...

Full article: http://www.ceres.org/press/press-releases/365-companies-a...

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