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America's Pledge Reveals U.S. States, Cities, and Businesses Accelerated Their Climate Progress Despite Trump, Global Pandemic, and Economic Downturn

Summary: 
Fourth annual analysis from America’s Pledge shows:
  • Bottom-up climate leadership has kept the U.S. on a path of climate progress; post-election federal leadership can put America back in alignment with the Paris Agreement
  • Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and recession, states, cities, and businesses can reduce emissions up to 37% by 2030 with or without help from Washington
  • Due to unprecedented leadership from non-federal actors, strong market forces, and overwhelming demand, the U.S. has passed a tipping point in its clean energy transition
Press Release
Fourth annual analysis from America’s Pledge shows:
  • Bottom-up climate leadership has kept the U.S. on a path of climate progress; post-election federal leadership can put America back in alignment with the Paris Agreement
  • Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and recession, states, cities, and businesses can reduce emissions up to 37% by 2030 with or without help from Washington
  • Due to unprecedented leadership from non-federal actors, strong market forces, and overwhelming demand, the U.S. has passed a tipping point in its clean energy transition

Nearly Half of Bloomberg LP Energy Usage Now Comes From Renewables, up Sharply From 17% in 2018

Bloomberg Now at Midpoint of Reaching 100% Renewable Energy Target by 2025
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NEW YORK, 5 May 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bloomberg LP received 48.5% of its energy from renewable sources in 2019, up from 17% in 2018 and exceeding its 2020 interim goal of 35% of renewables use, according to the company’s 11th annual Impact Report released today.

Major Private Sector Institutions Present Solutions for Mobilizing Climate Finance

With Calls for Urgent Action Rising, Climate Finance Leadership Initiative Unveils New Report to Catalyze Global Financial System to Combat Climate Change
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NEW YORK, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI), which was formed by UN Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R.

Ensuring the Green Standard

Greentech Capital Advisors features Curtis Ravenel as a Sustainable Hero
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Bloomberg's Global Head of Sustainable Business & Finance, Curtis Ravenel, is featured as a Sustainable Hero in Greentech Capital Advisors' new issue! Read Curtis's interview on "Ensuring the Green Standard" and hear from other leaders and sustainability advocates like Washington state’s Governor Jay Inslee, Sumant Sinha CEO and founder of ReNew Power, Laurence Tubiana CEO of European Climate Foundation and Elisabeth Brinton Global VP Strategy & Portfolio of @Shell New Energies, here

Our Next Moonshot: Saving Earth’s Climate

By: Michael R. Bloomberg
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Originally posted on bloomberg.com

The following is an adaptation of an address to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology class of 2019.

Fifty years ago next month, the Apollo 11 lunar module touched down on the moon. It’s fair to say the crew never would have gotten there without MIT.

Message From Mike Bloomberg

Bloomberg's 2018 Impact Report
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In partnership with the Sierra Club, we have helped to close more than half of U.S. coal power plants – 286 out of 530, and counting – since 2011. Recently, we set a new goal of retiring every remaining U.S. coal plant by 2030. And we are launching an ambitious new stage of the campaign called Beyond Carbon. It is a grassroots effort to help move America as quickly as possible away from oil and gas and toward a 100 percent clean-energy economy.

Announcing Bloomberg's 2018 Impact Report

A Message from Mike Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies
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“We are committed to leading the way in the fight against climate change. In the coming year, we will continue to ramp up our efforts to build a stronger, more resilient global economy,” said Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Bloomberg LP Chairman Peter Grauer Recognized as a Leading Global Champion of Diversity in the Workplace

Financial Times Ranks Grauer Among the Top Allies for LGTBQ Equality and Gender Diversity
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Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer has been recognized this year by two of the top diversity and inclusion rankings by the Financial Times, a testament to his advocacy for an inclusive workplace.

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