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Nestlé, JLL, Levi’s Among 223 Companies Supporting the Clean Power Plan

More than 200 companies, including Nestlé, JLL, Novelis and Levi Strauss & Co, have announced their support for the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. The comment period on the proposed carbon standard for electric power plants closed Monday. In a letter coordinated by the nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization, Ceres, 223 companies including … Read more »

Microsoft, REI Among 100 Washington Firms Calling for Climate Change Action

More than 100 Washington businesses, including Microsoft, REI, Virginia Mason and Saltchuk, have launched an open declaration calling for action on climate change. The Washington Business Climate Declaration — a companion to the Climate Declaration launched in 2013 by Ceres — highlights the support of state business leaders for action … Read more »

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PepsiCo to Phase Out HFC Equipment by 2020

PepsiCo has set a goal that by 2020 all of its future point-of-sale equipment (coolers, vending machines and fountain dispensers) purchased in the US will be hydroflourocarbon-free. The company has also signed both the Ceres BICEP Climate Declaration and the Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group Trillion Tonne Communique. HFCs, … Read more »

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California Companies Call Climate Change ‘Economic Opportunity’

California-based businesses that include Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy signed a Climate Declaration, a call to action that urges federal and state policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change. The Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) was launched last year by Ceres. Its business network has more … Read more »

IPCC Report: Rising Temps, Oceans Increase Firms’ Risks

IPCC Report: Rising Temps, Oceans Increase Firms’ Risks

Global warming is “unequivocal” and humans are turning up the heat — but more slowly since 1998, according to a report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released today. Each of the last three decades has been warmer at the Earth’s surface than any previous decade since … Read more »

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Unilever, Levi’s to EPA: Finalize Power Plant Rules

Unilever, Levi Strauss, Symantec and Patagonia are among the 22 companies that have signed a letter supporting the new carbon pollution standards for power plants proposed last week by the EPA. The business group, along with some 50 investors — including the country’s largest public pension fund, CalPERS — with … Read more »

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Microsoft, Owens Corning Join Climate Declaration

Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti and Acer America have signed the Climate Declaration, calling on US policymakers to enact climate and clean energy policies that will benefit the economy. These five global companies, all with more than 100,000 employees, join more than 650 other companies including General Motors, Unilever … Read more »

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Colorado Flood Losses Could Exceed $1 Billion

The unprecedented flooding ravaging Colorado is hurting businesses in myriad ways, from health risks and environmental damage associated with flooded oil fields to fewer tourists visiting the state. The Denver Post reports that thousands of oil wells and sites have been affected and some are still being overrun by rushing … Read more »

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GM Scrap Material Insulates Coats for Homeless

General Motors has donated an additional 2,000 yards of scrap vehicle sound-absorption material to a nonprofit that uses the material to insulate coats that transform into sleeping bags for the homeless. GM’s donation keeps materials out of landfills and will help insulate about 400 coats, according to the automaker’s blog. … Read more »

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Businesses’ Blue Tape Shows Climate Change Risk

Some 90 businesses in South Carolina have put posters, decals or blue tape marking a 6-foot rise in sea level — high tide in 2100 if worst-case climate change scenarios play out — as part of a campaign to draw attention to climate risks to small businesses. The National Oceanic … Read more »

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Investment Firms Call for More Carbon Accounting

Institutional investors should start measuring, disclosing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with their investments and portfolios to reduce policy, regulatory and financial risks associated with these emissions, according to a briefing developed by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and a group of investors including Allianz, … Read more »

Philips, BofA Urge Climate Change Risk Commission

Philips, BofA Urge Climate Change Risk Commission

Philips, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Marks & Spencer are among 46 organizations to sign a statement asking the UK government to evaluate the risks of resource insecurity and climate change on economic growth. The statement, organized by the Aldersgate Group, was sent with a letter to Dr. Steven … Read more »