Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge
Burnaby Board of Trade Pledge

Why Climate Justice Matters to Business

The science is settled: climate change is a planetary emergency

Reposted from the Embedding Project blog – Leading companies recognize that the rapid accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has resulted in long-term global heating, and that the current pace of climate change is already challenging the ability of ecosystems, human society, and economies to adapt. In response, these companies often focus on mitigating emissions. Your company may also be setting or working to achieve a net-zero emissions target.¹ Though crucial, these efforts are only part of the solution. Until we address the effects of climate change on social equity and the need for a just transition, our efforts to stop and reverse catastrophic warming will fall short. Read more here.

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