If one thing has excited me this past month, it’s been seeing climate policy take center stage in the platforms of numerous candidates on the campaign trail and watching the companies in our network enthusiastically embrace the next frontier -- climate policy.Read more
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ENGAGING IN POLICY TO MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE
Although corporate action is critical, it is not sufficient to overcome our climate challenges. The global nature of climate change – a true “tragedy of the commons” – makes it too easy for the efforts of climate-forward corporations to be rendered moot by the actions of others that fail to act in a similarly climate-friendly manner. Only with government policies and enforcement can we hope to enact the kinds of sweeping changes needed to level the playing field for businesses and truly move the needle on climate change.
Climate Collaborative committed company Mountain Rose Herbs began collaborating with other companies and nonprofits to increase their impact on climate-friendly policies in their home state of Oregon. Their efforts serve as an excellent example for other companies considering taking the plunge into policy engagement.Read more
In April 2018, Climate Collaborative committed company Danone North America became the largest company in the world to earn B Corp™ Certification. The company has made commitments to agriculture, energy efficiency, food waste, forests, packaging, policy engagement, and transportation through the Climate Collaborative.Read more
Stonyfield’s approach to climate change starts with their mission to create a healthier planet and extends back to its founding.
Today, prioritizing climate change management filters into nearly every corner of the business. Through the Climate Collaborative, Stonyfield has made commitments to agriculture, packaging, and policy. Here is some of what they are doing in those areas:Read more