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Businesses Call For Action On Climate Change

On September 9, 2009, twelve major U.S. companies delivered an open letter to the U.S. Senate urging legislators to pass comprehensive climate change legislation that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, drive investment in technological innovation and solutions, and jumpstart a clean energy economy. The 12 companies, Bumble Bee Foods, Dell, DuPont, FPL Group, Google, HP, Johnson Johnson, Johnson Diversey, Levi Strauss Co., Nike, PG Corporation and Xanterra Parks and Resorts noted they have reformed business practices in order to curb emissions. In their experience, these changes have not only been good for the climate, they’ve been good for business.