Business Leaders to Make Urgent Call for Federal Clean Energy Investments at LEAD on Climate 2022
May 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As Congress considers an ambitious climate package, more than 90 influential companies and investors are preparing to make the urgent economic case for robust federal investments in clean energy and advanced manufacturing directly to lawmakers at LEAD on Climate 2022.
Representatives of companies including Amazon, Best Buy, Carrier, CommonSpirit Health, Danone North America, Gap, General Mills, Hannon Armstrong, Holcim, HP, IKEA, JLL, Levi Strauss & Co., LinkedIn, Nestle, Microsoft, Netflix, PepsiCo, PG&E, PSEG, Salesforce, Siemens, Starbucks, Unilever, VF Corporation, Wayfair, and Workday are scheduled to meet with key lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Wednesday, May 11, and Thursday, May 12.
In advance, reporters are invited to hear from C-suite representatives from companies at the cutting edge of corporate advocacy for ambitious federal climate and clean energy policy.
Join leaders from Siemens, Hannon Armstrong, and additional speakers to be confirmed for a LEAD on Climate 2022 virtual roundtable and media briefing at 12:00 pm ET on Wednesday, May 11.
Organized by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres, LEAD on Climate 2022 is the fourth annual advocacy event that will give leading companies and investors the opportunity to promote climate action on Capitol Hill and champion its many economic benefits. It comes as Congress considers an economic package with major investments in clean energy and transportation, as well as the advanced manufacturing and supply chain capabilities to support it.
Specifically, companies and investors are calling for Congress to:
- Meet the urgency and scale of the climate crisis with ambitious federal investments to accelerate the transition to affordable, secure, domestic clean energy.
- Seize the economic opportunities to lead the world in clean energy manufacturing and deployment to create jobs, spur innovation, strengthen supply chains, and reduce costs and volatility for businesses and consumers.
- Tackle inequity by targeting climate and clean energy investments in disadvantaged, rural, and frontline energy communities.
What: C-suite Roundtable and Media Briefing
When: Wednesday, May 11, at 12:00pm EST
Who: Barbara Humpton, Siemens US President & CEO; Susan Nickey, Hannon Armstrong Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer; Anne Kelly, Ceres Vice President of Government Affairs; additional speakers to be confirmed.
RSVP: Helen Booth-Tobin (email@example.com) for media registration details. This is open to accredited members of the media only.
For more information on LEAD on Climate 2022 and a full list of participants, go to: leadonclimateaction.org.