Chapter 3. Business Benefit

Many decision makers that I talk to ask me “how exactly will addressing climate change help my business?” This is an extremely valid question, especially given the state of the economy. I’ve found through my consulting work that the most effective way to answer this question is to provide real-world case studies of companies that have realized bottom-line business benefit from carbon reduction. This chapter provides a list of potential actions any company can take on climate change and highlights examples of companies across a range of industry sectors both private and public, from small to multinational, that have attained tangible financial, brand, and sustainability benefits by taking action on transportation, energy, ...

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