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Business & Financial Sectors Converge at COP21

Companies & investors join with Ceres in urging strong climate change leadership in Paris
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Dozens of major companies and investors from across the United States will be joining the nonprofit sustainability group Ceres at the upcoming climate negotiations in Paris in support of a strong global climate deal that will accelerate the shift to a low-carbon, clean energy economy.

The CEOs of Coca-Cola, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Hershey’s and PepsiCo Join Food & Beverage Call for Climate Action

On the Eve of COP21, 14 Global Food and Beverage CEOs Send Joint Letter Appealing to Policymakers to Act on Climate Change
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Nov. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - With key international climate negotiations one week away, the chief executive officers of Coca-Cola, The Hain Celestial Group Inc., Hershey’s and PepsiCo announce today that they’ve joined with ten of their peers in signing a joint letter to U.S.

Leading By Example on Climate Action

By Michael R. Bloomberg
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In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the U.N.'s global conference on climate change that will take place there next week has become more important than ever. The conference presents a unique opportunity for world leaders to express their support for the people of Paris, and to re-affirm their shared commitment to addressing common threats.

Bard CEP & Bard MBA COP21 Paris Preview Podcast and Live Report

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Gearing up for the negotiations in Paris next month, Bard Center of Environmental Policy's National Climate Seminar program places a spotlight on these issues for the final two installments of 2015.

68 Major Companies Join Climate Action Pledge

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HP is among the 68 companies that signed on to the American Business Act on Monday, October 19, 2015.

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HP is among the 68 companies that signed on to the American Business Act on Monday, October 19, 2015.

Mars Supports the “American Business Act on Climate”

More than 60 companies sign up to pledge climate action at the White House “Summit on Climate and the Road through Paris”
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October 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, Mars and over 60 American companies have signed up to publicly support the American Business Act on Climate. The Act, led by the White House, is a new commitment to climate action and aims to rally business, government, academic, technical and scientific communities to tackle climate change in the US and on a global scale.

Mars’ pledge includes commitments to achieve zero waste to landfill across all its sites by 2015 and eliminate 100% of GHG emissions from across its global operations by 2040.

Investors in Fossil Fuel Companies Boost Focus on Carbon Asset Risk in Warming World

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October 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In the past year, carbon asset risks in the fossil fuel industry have escalated from a fringe topic to a front-and-center concern driving key decision-making across all global energy companies and investors owning them. So concludes a new report issued today which cites climate change pressures, regulatory trends and market forces that have triggered a heightened focus by investors on how energy companies are grappling with the rapid transition to a low-carbon global economy.

A Call For Climate Action In Paris

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Fourteen major corporations based or operating in the United States are voicing strong support for the adoption of a new global climate agreement.

The companies are endorsing a statement organized by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions calling for negotiators at at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris to adopt “a more balanced and durable multilateral framework guiding and strengthening national efforts to address climate change.”

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Mars Supports UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Mars is taking action on 17 initiatives that could transform the world
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At the United Nations, 193 world leaders have committed to 17 Global Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to end hunger, fight poverty and injustice, and combat climate change.

On this extraordinary day for our planet, Mars is proud to support the Global Goals and we will continue to demonstrate our commitment to achieving them through our operations. 

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