Major Environmental Groups Call On Businesses To Lead On Climate Policy

Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of Corporate America to step up their engagement on climate policy. Signatories include the heads of BSR, C2ES, CDP, Ceres, Conservation International, Environmental Defense Fund, The Climate Group, The Nature Conservancy, the Union of Concerned Scientists, World Resources Institute, and World Wildlife Fund. In the letter, the organizations call on businesses to adopt a science-based climate policy agenda that is aligned with the recommendations of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

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PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Announce New Water Conservation Projects in Southwestern States

To mark World Water Day, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy have announced new projects to conserve and replenish water in the Southwestern United States, marking the next stage of their multi-year national collaboration. In 2016, PepsiCo announced its goal to return all the water that it consumes in manufacturing operations located in high water-risk areas to the same watershed from which it is taken, by 2025. The collaboration that the global food and beverage company has formed with The Nature Conservancy is at the heart of its strategy for achieving…

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation Launches “Routes & Roots: Enterprise Healthy Rivers Project”

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation have announced a $30 million donation to The Nature Conservancy, a global nonprofit organization that works to address critical conservation challenges around the world. The five-year donation – called the “Routes & Roots: Enterprise Healthy Rivers Project” – helps support The Nature Conservancy’s long-term water resource management initiatives and is expected to benefit 150 million people.  The project highlights the strategic importance of “blue infrastructure” – rivers and regional watersheds – which not only supply drainage and outflow for rainfall and streams, but also strengthen habitats…

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