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The latest on climate and energy from the We Mean Business network

Clean power generates American jobs and business competitiveness

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Emilie Prattico, Manager
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BSR
Transformations in the U.S. energy sector toward renewable sources have led to increased employment, more efficient energy use and procurement, and greater investments in technical innovation. Withdrawing federal support from the Clean Air Act, including the Clean Power Plan, will slow this progress but will not undermine it.  Clean power creates American jobs Renewable energy and energy

What we’re reading: February 2017

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We Mean Business
February has been another month of unprecedented progress from companies committing to climate action, with the total number of forward-looking businesses, making ambitious commitments as part of the coalition’s take action campaign, pushing well past 500. Here are some of the best blog posts and analysis from the We Mean Business coalition’s network of partners and beyond. Wind and solar power
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We Mean Business welcomes partnership with the Haga Initiative

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We Mean Business
The We Mean Business coalition welcomes the Haga Initiative as its latest partner and looks forward to collaborating on our shared mission to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy by working with the world’s most influential businesses. "The aim of the businesses involved in the Haga Initiative to eliminate their reliance on fossil fuels by 2030 is an ambitious target, but one that

Gatwick’s RE100 commitment drives innovation

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We Mean Business
As part of the We Mean Business coalition’s (WMB) take action campaign, and to celebrate 500 companies making over a thousand ambitious commitments we are taking an indepth look at how the commitments were decided and hearing from some of the forward-looking business leaders involved. Rachel Thompson, Sustainability Manager at Gatwick Airport, spoke to WMB about why the company has committed to

5 reasons 500 companies have made commitments to climate action

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We Mean Business
Corporate-level commitments to take action against climate change are gaining unprecedented momentum as the business case becomes ever more compelling. More than 500 companies with over $8.1 trillion in annual revenue have now made over a thousand ambitious commitments as part of the We Mean Business coalition’s (WMB) take action campaign. These companies represent a huge variety of sectors,

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