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Responsible public policy

Many companies have significant influence over national and international policymaking on climate change - and this will extend to government positions at the December 2015 UN climate change conference in Paris.  The challenge is that this is conducted responsibly: with companies advocating strong action by governments on climate change rather than lobbying against it - either directly, or indirectly through business associations.

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16 November 2016

365 businesses & govt. leaders urge Trump to back Paris Agreement

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11 November 2016

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9 November 2016

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9 November 2016

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9 November 2016

Video: Unilever CEO calls on businesses & govts. to act on UN Sustainable Development Goals & Paris climate agreement

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4 November 2016

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2 November 2016

USA: Legislation in Minnesota encourages community involvement in solar power development

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18 October 2016
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18 October 2016

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5 September 2016

USA: Companies in California support 2 state climate mitigation bills

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"Symantec, Levi Strauss & Co., Mars, Dignity Health, and Autodesk Join Dozens of Companies Supporting California’s Sweeping Climate Change Bills," 25 Aug 2015...

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