a total of 154 companies have signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action on climate change and the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward toward a low-carbon, sustainable future. These 154 companies have operations in all 50 states, employ nearly 11 million people, represent more than $4.2 trillion in annual revenue, and have a combined market capitalization of over $7 trillion.
By signing the American Business Act on Climate pledge, these companies are:
These pledges include ambitious, company-specific goals such as:
o Reducing emissions by as much as 50 percent,
o Reducing water usage by as much as 80 percent,
o Achieving zero waste-to-landfill,
o Purchasing 100 percent renewable energy, and
o Pursuing zero net deforestation in supply chains.
o Setting an example for their peers