Giving Compass’ Take:
• Maria Mendiluce lays out a plan to help businesses construct bold climate leadership within the heart of their foundations.
• Why is bold climate leadership so hard to come by? How can you help make climate leadership more prevalent in the U.S. and elsewhere?
• Read about one strategy to generate bold climate leadership.
As the world grapples with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial inequality and more, the impacts of climate change cannot be ignored. Most weeks bring fresh headlines of wildfires, droughts and rapidly melting ice caps. They’re a reminder that climate action cannot wait for calmer times.
Encouragingly, the COVID-19 pandemic has not diminished the recognized need for bold climate action and actually has strengthened resolve among citizens, companies, governments and investors to drive real progress. Consequently the need to develop a robust leadership position on climate action is more urgent than ever and central to any company’s strategic vision.
Companies can harness this moment to join the race to zero and set a course out of the crisis though climate leadership. For a business to be considered a leader on climate…