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New Climate Advocacy Group Has CEO Pedigree

The business world is hoping to put its stamp on things with a new organization

At a time when climate change discussion has been picking up both in frequency and tenor, the business world is hoping to put its stamp on things with a new organization.

The CEO Climate Dialogue, a group made up of the leaders of 13 major companies—among them DuPont, Ford, Shell, Citi, Unilever and BP, along with nonprofit environmental groups such as The Nature Conservancy, the Environmental Defense Fund and the World Resources Institute—aims to push Congress to move forward on legislative efforts to enact comprehensive climate change reform. The group’s formation was announced last week, and it includes companies not traditionally associated with environmental policy (including a number in the oil and chemical industries) but that think action needs to be taken.

“We believe it is urgent that the President and Congress put in place a long-term federal policy as soon as possible to protect against the worst impacts of climate change,” the groups say on their about page.

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