Climate Summit Roundup: Businesses Pledge Climate Action


www.environmentalleader.com | Published September 23, 2014

The UN Climate Summit opens today with major companies playing a leading role in the gathering of policy makers and business leaders. President Obama and heads of state from more than 120 counties will discuss climate initiatives, but company CEOs are expected to make their own commitments this week, which will see dozens of climate-related events happening in and around New York City.

Among the business pledges expected:

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