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.
Calling all CSOs: This is your defining moment
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.
A momentous month for tackling climate change
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.
New BSR report: Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy
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.
Stick with the program – corporate climate activism in the US
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.
Sustainable business equals profitable business: 5 questions for Ingersoll Rand
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.