Companies Call for Net-Zero Investment

July 16, 2021 – Forty-one leading companies, including Holcim, called on Congress to prioritize investments that can accelerate the transition to a resilient net-zero economy in any infrastructure legislation. The companies, in a joint statement organized by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), cited the physical and economic risks posed by climate change, which have already begun to critically stress infrastructure, and pointed to the urgency of low-carbon infrastructure investment as an engine for economic growth, innovation, and global competitiveness.

Signatories to the statement include dozens of major companies across the U.S. economy, including top names in the power, tech, finance, manufacturing, chemicals, oil and gas, cement, mining, food and retail sectors. In addition to including Holcim, it was endorsed by ADM; AECOM; American Electric Power; Amazon; American Airlines; Arconic Corp.; Arizona Public Service Company; Bank of America; BASF Corp.; BHP; Carrier Corp.; Citi; CMS Energy; Danone North America; Dominion Energy; Dow, Inc.; DSM; Duke Energy; DuPont; Edison International; Entergy Corp.; Exelon; HP Inc.; IBM; Intel Corp.; Johnson Controls; LanzaTech; Mars Inc.; National Grid; NRG Energy; Ørsted Offshore, North America; PG&E Corporation; PSEG; Schneider Electric; Shell; Siemens Energy Inc.; Southern Company; Trane Technologies; Unilever United States; and Wells Fargo.

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