Climate Week

Climate Week Spurs Action from Companies, Governments and Investors


This week, "the world's largest gathering ever on climate change” united politicians, activists, investors, business executives and nonprofit leaders in a rally to address our warming planet.

Infographic: See How Seventh Generation Reduced its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 11% from 2012-2013

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As a company with the next seven generations in our view, we care deeply about climate change, one of the greatest challenges facing our time. Our greenhouse gas emissions per metric ton of product decreased 11 percent from 2012 – 2013 although our absolute emissions increased 4.5 percent. We will review our GHG emission reduction approach to ensure that we are driving the needed change.

Our decrease in GHG emissions intensity is due to the combined effect of these initiatives:

GM Earns Perfect Scores for Climate Change Action

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DETROIT, September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors for the first time achieved perfect scores on both climate change data disclosure and performance submitted to CDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system.

Featured in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014, GM ranks among the world’s largest companies acting in response to a changing climate.

Guest Post: Mindy Lubber, CEO of Ceres: Tackling Climate Change is Economic Imperative

As extreme weather impacts accelerate around the globe, hundreds of thousands of people will gather to rally support for climate action in New York City this week.

Heads of State from around the world will meet at the UN Climate Summit to catalyze global action on climate change. Ceres will be there, bringing our powerful network of investors and companies, including General Motors, to make the case that tackling climate change is not only an environmental issue, it’s an economic imperative.

So what can you do to participate in Climate Week? No matter where you are this week, you can take a few simple steps to support action on climate change.

Major U.S. Companies Call for Climate Change Action

Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti & Acer America Corporation join hundreds of companies in seeking strong climate and clean energy policies in Washington
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BOSTON,  Sept 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – 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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