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Collaborating with Corporate America to Combat Climate Change

By Cecily Joseph, Symantec's Vice President, Corporate Responsibility
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“Tackling climate change is one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st Century (and it’s simply the right thing to do).” BICEP Climate Declaration

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“Tackling climate change is one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st Century (and it’s simply the right thing to do).” BICEP Climate Declaration

Symantec Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the BICEP Climate Declaration

By Cecily Joseph, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility, Symantec Corporation
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Today is the first anniversary of the Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP)’s Climate Declaration – a call to action from leading American businesses, urging the public, policy makers and business leaders to seize the economic opportunity in tackling climate change.

Business Support for Policy Action on Climate Change Grows 20-Fold as the “Climate Declaration” Hits First Anniversary

17 Major Companies Meet with Congressional Leaders to Push for Climate Policies; IKEA Announces Purchase of Major Wind Farm in Illinois
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WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On the heels of a new UN report detailing damaging and accelerating impacts of climate change, top business executives from IKEA, JLL, Mars Inc., Sprint and VF Corp. met today with members of the Congressional Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change to discuss climate-related impacts on their companies, actions t

IKEA, JLL, Mars Inc., Sprint, VF Corp. to Urge Policy Action on Climate Change at Bicameral Briefing Sponsored by Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman

Seventeen Corporate Leaders to Converge on Washington on the One-Year Anniversary of the Climate Declaration
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CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING
Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change
Thursday, April 10, 2014
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

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CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING
Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change
Thursday, April 10, 2014
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Aveda, Pioneer of Natural Beauty Products Becomes 30th Company to Join BICEP Coalition

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BOSTON, March 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that Aveda, the Minnesota-based manufacturer and distributor of botanically-based personal care products, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. Aveda becomes the 30th company to join the BICEP coalition since its founding in 2008.

Dave Rapaport, Vice President of Earth & Community Care at Aveda said:

Apple, San Diego International Airport, SolarCity and Sapphire Energy Join Call for U.S. Action on Climate Change

140+ California Companies Say Climate Change is the “Greatest Economic Opportunity Of the 21st Century”
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SAN DIEGO, CA, February 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - As California battles the worst drought in centuries, more than a dozen major California-based businesses, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy today signed the Climate Declaration, a business leader call to action that urges federal and state policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate cha

Companies Push White House to Follow Through on Climate Action Plan

One year after Superstorm Sandy, 20 major U.S. businesses demand action
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BOSTON, October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – One year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, major U. S. companies including Starbucks, Unilever and Mars, Inc. have called on President Obama and the White House to follow through on climate change preparedness efforts outlined in the Climate Action Plan announced by the President on June 25th.

The Climate Declaration Hits Broadway…

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BOSTON, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Starting this week, the Climate Declaration’s message that “tackling climate change is America’s greatest economic opportunity of the 21st century” will be showcased on the CBS Jumbotron on 42nd street in New York City’s Times Square for the next three months. 

Apparel Giant VF Corporation Joins BICEP and Signs the Climate Declaration

Lifestyle Apparel Powerhouse Commits to Climate Leadership on same day as new IPCC climate science report release showing that climate change is underway
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BOSTON, September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) today announced that VF Corporation has joined the coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. The company has also signed the Climate Declaration, which calls for federal policymakers to seize the American economic opportunity to address climate change.

Owens Corning Signs Climate Declaration

Major U.S. Companies Call for Climate Change Action
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Business calls for strong climate change action are getting louder. Today, a half-dozen leading global companies with more than 100,000 employees, including Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti, and Acer America Corporation joined hundreds of other U.S. businesses in signing the Climate Declaration, which calls on federal policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change.

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