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200 of world’s largest corporations commit to net zero emissions by 2050, reverse biodiversity loss and fight inequality

Eco-Business recently reported that over 200 of the world’s biggest and most influential companies have committed to a new goal of net zero emissions in just 30 years.
The World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has announced new conditions for membership, demanding that members take action to combat climate change, biodiversity loss, and social inequality. Hundreds of major corporations—including fossil fuel giants like Shell and Chevron, consumer goods companies such as Proctor & Gamble and PepsiCo, and technology corporation Google—have agreed to comply with this goal.

This is an important commitment to much-needed policies on environmental impact, carbon emissions, and human rights, from some of the entities that have the largest footprints in these areas.

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