CEOs of 50 companies sign open letter appealing to world leaders to urgently address climate change
"...In 2015, our coalition the Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders – an informal group, facilitated by the World Economic Forum, of major global businesses from a range of sectors – called on governments to reach an ambitious climate deal, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
When the Paris Agreement was reached, we confirmed our commitment to work together with the public sector and civil society to help deliver on its goals.
Since then, we have collectively reduced our own emissions by 9%* and are committed to reducing these further. We have introduced innovations and solutions, as shown in our recent Two Degrees of Transformation report.
But global greenhouse gas emissions remain at historic highs. The aim of limiting global warming to well below two degrees is clearly not on track. We need to do more, faster, and together..."