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We Mean Business and WBCSD to expand the reach of below50

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The We Mean Business Coalition (WMB) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have announced a new partnership to expand the reach and uptake of WBCSD’s below50 work. Through the partnership, below50 will become a key initiative for companies and investors committing to climate action through the We Mean Business Take Action Campaign. below50 is a key outcome of WBCSD’s

Leaders in U.S. economy say “We Are Still In” on Paris climate Agreement

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We Mean Business Coalition
Washington DC – Over 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities, representing the broadest cross section of the American economy yet assembled in pursuit of climate action, today declared their intent to continue to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions. Together, these leaders are sending a strong signal to the international

Statement on United States government withdrawal from Paris Agreement

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We Mean Business
The We Mean Business coalition regrets today’s announcement from the United States government indicating its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and to renegotiate a new deal for the US. The Paris Agreement was negotiated to bind governments together, ensuring a global level playing field for all businesses. It provides business with the confidence and certainty it needs to make long-

What we're reading: May 2017

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This month there has justifiably been widespread concern over the role of the U.S. in the Paris Agreement in advance of the announcement on 1st June. But despite that uncertainty companies have continued to step up to the challenge by embracing the opportunities offered by low-carbon transition.   Here are some of the best blog posts and reports we are reading this month, we will post a US Paris

HPE targets 100 million tons of supply chain CO2e reductions

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We Mean Business Coalition
HPE is raising the bar by becoming the first company to establish a comprehensive supply chain management program that requires companies in their value chain to set science-based emissions reduction targets. Guest contributor Cliff Henson, SVP of Global Supply Chain at HPE, explains how HPE’s goal will build its suppliers’ capabilities and improve industry standards and practices. As a global

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