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  • Date: 18 June 2013
  • Author: Mike Robinson - General Motors

Not too long ago I suppose, it would have been hard to believe that General Motors and World Wildlife Fund could be in agreement on how to protect the planet. But with today’s release of  The 3% Solution report by WWF and CDP, it has become clear to me that we are on the same page when it comes to many of the actions needed to halt the steady rise of the globe’s temperature.

I say this with confidence because the activity described in this report is similar to what we have been doing for the last three years – and I’m here to say that it works.

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  • Date: 13 June 2013
  • Author: Shaun Martin

You’re a business leader. You studied hard in business school, earned your MBA and as a result, are fully equipped to succeed. Well, almost.

If you are reading this blog, chances are you want to work from within a company to improve its performance while greening its business practices. Perhaps you’ve taken some courses on climate change and already understand the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Great! We need more people like you! But if you really want to make meaningful change, there are a five things you should understand that, in my opinion, are not taught nearly enough at institutions of higher education, whether in business, public health, engineering, or ecology. So before you set out to change the world, consider this:

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  • Date: 11 June 2013
  • Author: Marty Spitzer

WWF Report Makes the Business Case for Tackling Climate Change

Climate change is impacting each of us in profound ways. Intense storms, drought, heat waves, rising sea levels and warming oceans are becoming increasingly common. The world’s species are struggling to adapt. Biodiversity is declining. Habitats are threatened. Governments are spending record amounts of taxpayer dollars to rebuild after extreme weather. American businesses are seeing unpredictable weather patterns, resource shortages and extreme weather threaten their growth and productivity, and as a result, their profits.

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