Environment and Sustainability
Businesses are invested in America’s communities, and a clean, healthy environment is critical for quality of life and economic strength in every community. Companies across industries have undertaken sustainability initiatives to improve their operations and reduce their environmental footprint, utilizing new technology and seeking efficiency.
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- Resilience Should Be on the Climate AgendaInvestments, policies, and programs focused on resilience and pre-disaster mitigation offer an opportunity for a more comprehensive and strategic approach to safeguarding communities across the nation.
- 4 Climate Innovations Led By BusinessBusinesses are investing in blue hydrogen, direct air capture, and other climate technologies to build a more sustainable future.
- Reducing Methane Emissions Through Smart Policy ChangesHere’s how policymakers are taking action to reduce methane emissions for a positive impact on the environment and the economy.
A challenge of this magnitude requires collaboration, not confrontation, to advance the best ideas and policies. Together, we can forge solutions that improve our environment and grow our economy—leaving the world better for generations to come. We stand with every American seeking a cleaner, stronger environment—for today and tomorrow.
We promote voluntary, flexible—not one-size-fits-all or prescriptive—policy solutions that will unleash business innovation and economic and environmental progress. We also push for federal investments in research and development, infrastructure modernization, smart technologies, and export initiatives that support continued business leadership and sustainable growth.
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- Corporate Social ResponsibilityThe Role of Public-Private Partnerships to Combat Human TraffickingMonday, July 1708:30 AM EDT - 01:45 PM EDT
- WorkforceT3 Innovation Network’s Mid-Year MeetingWednesday, July 1908:00 AM EDT - 06:00 PM EDT
- EconomySwing and a Miss: SEC’s Swing Pricing Proposal Is a Strikeout for InvestorsThursday, July 2009:00 AM EDT - 10:30 AM EDT
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, on H.R. 2670, the "Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act."
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This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Appropriations, on the Fiscal Year 2024 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill.
This Coalition letter was sent to the House and Senate Committees on Armed Services, urging against the inclusio in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 of provisions that would circumvent the existing legal and regulatory processes for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Natural Resources, supporting H.Con.Res. 34, "expressing disapproval of the withdrawal by the Secretary of the Interior of approximately 225,504 acres of National Forest System lands in Cook, Lake, and Saint Louis Counties, Minnesota, from disposition under the United States mineral and geothermal leasing laws," as well as H.R. 3195, the “Superior National Forest Restoration Act."
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the House and Senate committees on Appropriations, on funding for several water infrastructure programs authorized in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, on the "Recycling and Composting Accountability Act" and the "Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act."