What we’re reading: May 2017We Mean Business coalition
This month there has justifiably been widespread concern over the role of the US 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 Agreement announcement special in the next few weeks with some of the key insights on the repercussions of US withdrawal.
David Crane, Senior Operating Executive Pegasus Capital Advisors, gives a call to arms for all CSOs to defend and promote bold climate action at the corporate level, even in the face of political headwinds.
Ceres President Mindy Lubber reflects on a remarkable month for global resolve on tackling climate change. The most conspicuous indicator has been the crescendo of corporate CEOs and global investors calling on President Donald Trump to support the Paris Agreement.
BSR’s new report, “Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy,” has been released. This piece explores the report and outlines how the financial services industry can collaborate to scale clean energy finance.
This article explores the leadership vacuum left by the US administration on climate issues and how this means that the need for business responsibility takes on a heightened importance.
Scott Tew, Executive Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand answers questions on the importance of carbon footprint management and energy efficiency solutions.