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BICEP companies commit to Climate Action in Washington

As key international climate negotiations near, 68 additional companies joined the White House-led American Business Act on Climate Pledge.

As key international climate negotiations near, 68 additional companies joined the White House-led American Business Act on Climate Pledge. Companies making the pledge have set significant greenhouse gas reduction and renewable energy sourcing goals for 2020 and beyond, and are focusing on increasing energy efficiency, boosting low-carbon investing and making sustainability more accessible to low-income Americans.

This second round of business pledges at the White House includes 19 businesses that work directly with Ceres, a sustainability advocacy group, or its climate policy coalition, Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP): Autodesk, Best Buy, Bloomberg, CA Technologies, Dell, eBay, EMC, General Mills, IKEA, Kellogg’s, Levi Strauss & Co., L’Oreal, Mars, Nestle, Nike, PG&E,  Starbucks, Unilever and The Walt Disney Company.

Hear from PG&E, IKEA and BestBuy about why corporate action on climate change is vital to our environmental and economic health in the video below.


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