If you want something done right, do it yourself.
That seems to be exactly what 33 leading U.S. companies intend to do about about taking action on Climate Change.
Yesterday, in coordination with Ceres and its Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition,business leaders from dozens of profitable, responsible, highly regarded companies issued a call to action.
The Climate Declaration is framed around a single statement of economic opportunity:
“Tackling climate change is one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century.”
(and it’s simply the right thing to do.)
Here’s IKEA US President Mike Ward on how his company is taking steps to lighten their global footprint. And how there is a right connection between those actions and bottom-line, profit-reaping, employee-growing results:To Fix the Climate, Think Like a Business