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Big Corporations Like Gap & eBay Are Mobilizing Against Climate Change #Auspol

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They’re calling climate change “one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century

This week, California legislators received a pair of letters signed by dozens of corporations in support of two bills that would require the state to further reduce its greenhouse gas emissions through 2050. In both letters, the firms say tackling climate change is “one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century.”
Some of these companies you’d expect to see among advocates for stronger environmental policy: Patagonia, the North Face and Ben and Jerry’s. But there are also companies less well known for climate advocacy: Gap and the candy company Mars Inc. signed both letters. eBay and the LA-based homebuilding company KB Home each signed a letter, too.
One of the largest corporate supporters of both bills, Dignity Health, California’s largest not-for-profit hospital chain, also signed both letters.
California has been at the forefront of…

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August 30, 2015 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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