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Governors Urge Congress to Act on Climate

House Natural Resources Committee Holds Historic Hearing on Climate Change Impacts

On February 6, 2019 Gov. Roy Cooper (D-NC) and Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA) spoke about the need for meaningful climate action to protect their respective states from climate change and its impacts on their communities and economies.


"If you have farmers or fishermen or resort operators or foresters in your communities or in your districts, I promise you they're worrying about climate change all the time."  - Governor Charlie Baker


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Governor Roy Cooper of NC (left) and Governor Charlie Baker of MA (right) speak to U.S. Congress

Governor Roy Cooper of NC (left) and Governor Charlie Baker of MA (right) speak to U.S. Congress

Here's Why Climate Action Matters

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Climate risks are expensive

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Sustainability is profitable

  • $26 trillion in direct economic gain possible from climate action through 2030 according to 2018 report from The New Climate Economy
  • 72% of Millennials are willing to pay more for sustainable products - up from 55% in 2014 (Nielsen Research, 2015)
  • Product and technology innovation, expanding markets and resource efficiencies are profit opportunities

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Stakeholders expect accountability

  • 86% of Millennials are interested in sustainable investing - that means almost all Millennials, a group that is set to inherit $30 Trillion in assets
  • Investors are increasing pressure for disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities
  • Customers are demanding sustainable business practices

Join Hundreds of Companies and Cities Taking Action

Corporations with climate targets are market-driven and focused on corporate success – they do not sacrifice profit or market position. 500 companies have made commitments to climate action – find out why and learn how you can too. 


Plus 80 cities in both red and blue states are committing to 100% renewable energy. 

Three-tiered approach:

Strategy

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Seek stakeholder input on how a low-carbon economy impacts your business strategy.




Innovation

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Discover new markets, new products and technologies to give you the competitive edge.

Investor readiness

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Know the risks and opportunities that climate change presents and investors expect you to address.


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