Corporate Executives Call for Action-Based Approach at COP27

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Business leaders are pushing for specific actions to combat climate change and asking for clearer policies to support such initiatives from governments at the United Nations climate summit in Egypt. PHOTO: LUDOVIC MARIN/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES

Originally published by the Wall Street Journal

By Dieter Holger and Rochelle Toplensky

At the UN climate meeting in Egypt, business executives are calling for specific efforts to tackle climate change and requesting clearer policies from governments to support such initiatives. Sheri Hinish, Global Leader for Sustainability Services, Alliances and Strategy at IBM Consulting, said, “I expect at COP27 we will see business leaders not willing to wait to drive progress and looking at many avenues to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.”

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