Over 70 companies in Oregon today announced their support for state action on climate change, including support for clean fuels and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Companies signing the Oregon Business Climate Declaration include Adidas, eBay, Moda Health, Nike, Portland Trailblazers, Staples, Umpqua Bank and others. These companies' action shows that there is strong business support for bold action on climate change, and strong business leadership on climate progress in our region.
Read more about today's announcement, organized by Northwest Business for Climate Action, in today's Portland Business Journal. The group's press release is here, along with a PDF of the Oregon Declaration.
Does your company operate business in Oregon? Join in the business action and become a signatory company to both the Oregon Business Climate Declaration and Ceres’ national Climate Declaration. Sign up your company now.
Finally, the Oregonian has organized a poll asking whethercompanies should step up and take positions on climate change. What do you think? Vote today and share the link with your network to show support of action at the state level.
As a leader in the clean energy economy, you can play a part in spreading the news! Help amplify this news and spread the word, using the hashtag #ORBizClimateDeclaration
For more information about how to become a signatory company to the Oregon Business Climate Declaration, contact Carrie Hearne, Oregon Business Partnerships Manager at Climate Solutions.