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24 September 2019

87 companies commit to set climate targets aligned with 1.5°C scenario at UN Climate Action Summit

Author: UN Global Compact

87 major companies... are taking action to align their businesses with what scientists say is needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change. Responding to a call-to-action issued in June by a group of business, civil society and UN leaders, the...

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28 August 2019

33 B Corp CEOs call for Business Roundtable leaders to put words into action by adopting benefit corporation governance structures

Author: B the Change

As the co-founders of the B Corp movement wrote for Fast Company in response to the announcement, “It’s a significant sign of our shifting culture that the country’s largest corporations and the organization representing their interests are revising...

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15 May 2015

Commentary: CEOs are often limited in changing companies' strategic direction for the better

Author: Christine Bader, BSR, in the Atlantic (USA)

"CEOs Aren't as Powerful as Most People Think", 14 May 2015...

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22 April 2015

USA: Fortune 500 companies demand climate action from Congress & Paris climate conference

Author: Climate Action Programme

"Earth Day: Fortune 500 firms marching on Capitol Hill", 22 Apr 2015...

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5 July 2013

Why The Chemical Safety Improvement Act Must Be Strengthened and Passed [USA]

Author: John Replogle, CEO, Seventh Generation, on CSRwire

Seventh Generation has been working passionately for years to eliminate exposure to toxic chemicals...by supporting sound...legislation, working...to promote...disclosure and use of safer chemicals, and educating consumers...We believe the bi-partisan...

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1 April 2013

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

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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...

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22 October 2012

Waddling the Waddle: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Baby Market

Author: Christine Bader, Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke Univ. [USA], on CSRwire TalkBack

...[It] is not just our actions at work but our choices at home that matter...[While] gearing up for the birth of my twins in September...[and buying] the necessary supplies, I was at a loss. The baby market exemplifies challenges that I’ve seen in...

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27 January 2011

Senior management: Real leaders have the personal touch

Author: Brendan May, Ethical Corporation

In 2010, two moments highlighted the importance of a chief executive in driving (or not) the sustainability agenda. Anyone who tuned in to the global webcast launch of Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan in November will have noticed the degree to...

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15 December 2009

In Letter to Obama, Leading US Businesses Call for Leadership at Copenhagen

Author: SolveClimate

More than two dozen of the United States' most prominent...companies sent a letter to President Obama today urging...[him] to take a leadership role when he arrives in Copenhagen...and secure a robust international climate agreement. "This agreement...

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