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Can Businesses Save the World?

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 09.12.2017


Read the entire article at Ensia.   “We are still in.” With these four words a group of U.S. businesses and investors with a combined annual revenue of US$1.4 trillion sent a powerful message to the world: U.S. president Donald Trump may have withdrawn from the Paris agreement on climate change, but corporate America is not […]


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The Big Whiff: How Corporate America Missed the Climate Fix

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 09.04.2017


Read the entire article at GreenBiz.   At 12:04 a.m. March 24, 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground, ruptured and spilled 11 million gallons into Prince William Sound in Alaska, a landscape that would make you cry. That disaster triggered a group of businesses to create the “Valdez Principles,” later called the Coalition for Environmentally […]


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Five Ways the US Withdrawal from Paris Reignited Climate Action

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 07.24.2017


Read the entire article at GreenBiz.   The United States withdrawal from the historic Paris Climate Agreement was met with widespread dismay. However, the reactions from many political leaders, multinational businesses and the general public have been one of emboldened support for climate action. One of the most striking reactions has been the forging of new alliances […]


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