Commentary: Climate commitments should be easy table stakes for businesses

By Jules_Kortenhorst_8 days ago


BOSTON, Massachusetts: For decades, global leaders have failed to respond to climate change with appropriate urgency, even though the science has long been clear.

Now, the problem has become so acute that it is impossible to ignore, and those in positions of power are under growing pressure to start making up for lost time.

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For businesses, the pressure is no longer coming only from protesters, but also from shareholders, customers, investors, lenders, employees, policymakers, and every other stakeholder with a true understanding of the climate threat.

From supply-chain disruptions to lethal conditions for outdoor workers, the risks to business are multiplying.

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