Posts tagged emissions
Amazon: Adopt Policy for Managing GHG Emissions

WHEREAS: The World Economic Forum 2015 Global Risk Report ranked water as the top societal risk facing the world in terms of potential economic impact. (1)  The Human Right to Water, formally recognized by the United Nations in 2010, clarifies that it is the responsibility of companies to ensure their operations do not infringe upon the right of individuals to sufficient, safe, acceptable, accessible, and affordable water. This human right is further buttressed by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, which includes a target for improving water quality by reducing pollution and minimizing the discharge of hazardous chemicals and materials.

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Verizon Communications Inc.: Feasibility Report on Adoption of Renewable Energy

WHEREAS:  In 2015, 196 parties at the UN Climate Change Conference agreed to limit climate change to under an average global warming of 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial temperatures. In order to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates that net emissions of carbon dioxide must fall 45% by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050 to stabilize global temperatures.

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