An open letter on COP23 from Walmart and WWF

Read the full story in GreenBiz.

We need to pick up the pace. That is the imperative on everyone’s mind as representatives arrive in Bonn, Germany for the COP23 climate negotiations.

At COP23, governments are convening to discuss next steps for implementation of the Paris Agreement, which aims to achieve net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century. To accomplish that, world leaders must establish more aggressive emissions reduction targets — now.

But governments cannot do it alone. The private sector also has a crucial role to play, particularly now in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

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