February 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Chief executives and other senior leaders from dozens of influential U.S. companies, including CommonSpirit Health, DSM North America, General Motors, LafargeHolcim, New Belgium Brewing, Salesforce, Siemens USA, among others, will meet this week with congressional offices to urge swift passage of a federal reconciliation bill that includes historic climate, clean energy, and environmental justice investments.
October 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - More than 160 investors and companies of all sizes are urging U.S. lawmakers to approve critical climate investments and policies in two major legislative packages pending in U.S. Congress, adding to a chorus of business support for urgently needed clean energy and transportation initiatives as negotiations continue on Capitol Hill.
August 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Connecticut advocates and businesses spotlighted their support for the Transportation & Climate Initiative Program (TCI-P) at a virtual gathering today, urging state lawmakers to support legislation that will formalize the state’s participation in the groundbreaking program.
Climate change threatens the futures of our planet and our people, but its impacts are not limited to physical threats that are gathering momentum, including increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, and intensifying storm systems.
The financial institutions that help regulate our societies are at risk as well, So when some financial regulators take a business-as-usual approach to climate change, they are creating additional risk to a livable world.
Although 92% of S&P 100 companies have committed to reducing their own emissions, and 57% agree there is a need for strong, science-based climate policy, only 40% are actively engaging lawmakers on the issue.
21% of assessed companies have lobbied against science-based climate policy, even though the vast majority of those organizations have set their own internal emissions targets.
June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - 457 investors managing more than US$41 trillion in assets have released a new joint statement to all world governments urging a global race-to-the-top on climate policy and warning that laggards will miss out on trillions of dollars in investment if they aim too low and move too slow. This represents the largest collective assets under management to sign on to a global investor statement to governments on climate change since the first statement in 2009.
Businesses with combined annual revenue of $1.5 trillion participate in LEAD on Climate 2021, the third annual large-scale lawmaker education and advocacy day bringing together U.S. businesses and investors to call for ambitious climate policy action.
Ahead of the Leaders Summit on Climate, the CEOs of CDP, Ceres, and PRI call for cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030
April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The chief executives of three major investor groups are calling on the Biden administration to adopt policies that will enable the U.S. to ‘build back better’ and restore its climate leadership in the world.
Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders.