Following a letter to Trump, 10 companies state how climate change impacts their businesses

Author: Ucilia Wang & Alison Moodie, Guardian (UK), Published on: 23 November 2016

"What businesses want Trump to know about climate change," 23 Nov 2016

…Nearly 400 companies and nonprofits signed a letter last week urging…Trump to stay in the Paris climate agreement....We asked…brands who signed the letter why they voiced support for the Paris agreement, and how they address climate change in their business.

Monsanto…Climate change has a significant impact on agriculture…We signed the recent letter because we believe climate change is real and a potential threat to global food security.

New Belgium Brewing…As brewers, we are dependent upon agricultural cycles and so climate change is a direct threat to our industry…

Staples…[T]he forests of landowners who sell wood to our paper product suppliers could be adversely impacted by…rising temperatures…

Saunders Hotel Group…Our hotel in New Haven, Connecticut was pummeled and flooded by Hurricane Sandy and then the blizzard Nemo…Both times we lost power for six days and had considerable lost revenue…

Eileen Fisher…Water scarcity affects the crops that provide fibers for our clothing and the dye houses that process the fabrics…

[Further comments from Autodesk, DuPont Industrial Biosciences, Fetzer Vineyards, General Mills, and Levi Strauss. Also refers to Ben & Jerry’s, Comfort Inn, Patagonia, Sierra Nevada Brewing, and Tiffany & Co.]

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Related companies: Ben & Jerry's (part of Unilever) Choice Hotels Comfort Inn (part of Choice Hotels) DuPont Eileen Fisher General Mills Levi Strauss Monsanto (part of Bayer) Patagonia Staples Tiffany Unilever