33 major companies sign declaration calling on US Govt. to implement national strategy to combat climate change

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10 April 2013

SkiCo joins Starbucks, Nike, others in push for climate laws [USA]

Author: Aspen Business Journal [USA]

As President Barack Obama unveils his budget for the coming year, 33 major U.S. companies, including the Aspen Skiing Company, signed a “climate declaration,” urging federal policymakers to take action on climate change. SkiCo joins some of the country’s best-known consumer brands, including eBay Inc., Starbucks, Nike and Limited Brands, EMC Corporation, IKEA, Jones Lang LaSalle, L’Oréal, the North Face, the Portland Trail Blazers, Timberland and others that say "a bold response to the climate challenge is one of the greatest American economic opportunities of the 21st century."...The signatories are calling for Congress to introduce and pass laws that promote clean energy, boost efficiency and limit carbon emissions.

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1 April 2013

Tackling climate change is one of America's greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century (and it's simply the right thing to do).

Author: Business for Innovative Climate and Energy (BICEP)

The very foundation of our country is based on fighting for our freedoms and ensuring the health and prosperity of our state, our community, and our families. Today those things are threatened by a changing climate that most scientists agree is being caused by air pollution...we have to confront this challenge....In order to make this happen...there mus be a coordinated effort to combat climate change - with America taking the lead here at home... [signatories include: adidas, Annie's, Aspen Snowmass, Ben & Jerry's (part of Unilever), CA Technologies, Clif Bar, ebay, Eileen Fisher, EMC, IKEA, Intel, Jones Lang LaSalle, KB Home, L'Oreal, Levi Strauss, Limited Brands, Nestle, New Belgium Brewing, New Chapter, Nike, Organic Valley, Outdoor Industry Association, Patagonia, Portland Trail Blazers, Seventh Generation, Starbucks, Stonyfield Farm, Swiss Re, Symantec, North Face, Timberland, Unilever, United Natural Foods (UNFI)]

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