Washington businesses are making some big shifts in their business operations to reduce their impact on climate. We found this out for certain last month when a group of about twenty business leaders from the tech, healthcare, services, manufacturing, retail and energy sectors came together to envision next year’s steps for the Washington Business for Climate Action network. Over the last five years, we have worked together to advance climate literacy in the business world and engage businesses on smart climate policy. We are proud of that work. And happy to say there's more to come in 2020.
At our recent meeting, the business leaders in the room reaffirmed our dedication to addressing climate change. Many folks shared their work around climate policy engagement. But just as powerfully, we were all inspired as we shared concrete steps our businesses were taking to reduce carbon emissions, like:
All of these steps taken by Washington business are worthy of amplification and sharing. That’s why this year we have developed three main goals for our network:
We hope we will see you in this exciting year ahead. Join us, and receive invitations to our events, by signing the Climate Declaration!