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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz

Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...

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3 August 2015

A Climate Plan Businesses Can Like

Author: Jody Freeman & Kate Konschnik, New York Times (USA)

With the release of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, a flood of legal challenges will begin. Already, opponents have denounced the new rule limiting carbon pollution as unconstitutional. Behind the rattling sabers, however…[m]any big players in the...

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18 January 2007

Getting in step on global warming [USA]

Author: Tom Fowler, Houston Chronicle

After years of loudly challenging the theory of global warming, a growing number of energy companies are saying the regulation of greenhouse gases in the U.S. is inevitable and are even lining up behind proposed legislation to do so. Five of the...

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27 October 2006

Supreme Court tackles global warming - Corporate America is split on whether the EPA should regulate carbon dioxide

Author: Marc Gunther, Fortune

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to take up the issue of climate change, some unusual alliances are forming - and corporate America finds itself on both sides of the debate... Supporting federal regulation are the attorneys general of 13 states,...

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1 March 2006

[PDF] full report: "Corporate Governance and Climate Change: Making the Connection"

Author: Douglas G. Cogan, Investor Responsibility Resource Center, for Ceres

This report is the first comprehensive measurement of how 100 leading global companies are preparing and positioning themselves to face these challenges [from climate change]. It pays particular attention to the job that corporate executives and board...

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12 May 2005

Ten U.S. Corporations Pledge Greenhouse Gas Cuts

Author: GreenBiz.com

Caterpillar, Frito-Lay [part of PepsiCo], Xerox, Staples, and the Gap are among ten corporations pledging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of EPA's Climate Leaders -- a voluntary program that works with companies to measure greenhouse gas...

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13 April 2005

Investors Call On Power Sector And Wall Street To Focus Attention On Financial Risks From Climate Change [USA]

Author: Ceres

...leading U.S. institutional investors today called on the country's 50 largest investor-owned greenhouse gas emitters in the electric power industry to report within a year how future greenhouse gas limits will affect their financial bottom lines...

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8 April 2004

Silicon Valley firms unite to promote sustainability, fight global warming [USA]

Author: GreenBiz.com

The participating companies [in the Sustainable Silicon Valley project, SSV] — ALZA, Calpine, Hewlett-Packard, Life Scan [LifeScan], Lockheed, Oracle, and PG&E — as well the NASA Ames Research Center, Santa Clara Valley Water District, and the...

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